BEN BIKMAN 1c | SPIKES IN CORTISOL: BAD INSULIN: BAD
presents episode 670 | Dr Ben Bikman
Low carb eaters:
-carbs at 50% of calories DOWN to 10%
In this study: carbs went down to 8%
“If less glucose into system, body makes
more. Glucose stays normal [80mg/dL]
“Stays normal because the liver makes more”
Cluster of hormones prompts liver to produce glucose…
-Growth hormone, cortisol, epinephrine, glucagon
“Is glucose normal because cortisol spike?”
-cortisol will destroy whatever
in order to increase glucose
-including amino acids from muscle & bone
Cortisol will reduce immune system
-change how body stores fat
“We DO NOT want cortisol elevated for long”
Question: Will eating low carb spike cortisol?
Original Youtube: https://youtu.be/lppsPOEpHEM
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