Ever wanted to know what it means to have more or less ketones, and how should we measure them?
A common misconception of ketones, since they are produced from fat, is that more ketones = more fat burning.
This sadly is not the case.
Let’s explore some entry level biochemistry.
So the image below is about the most simple one that I like and we can use for our purposes. With carb reduction, fats first enter lipolysis (about 50-150g of carbs/day). Yes, someone can maintain this level of carb reduction and not be in ketosis yes still use free…