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While this question already has an accepted answer, I think I can shed some more light on this matter (with actual science, not just my opinion)... Here's one of the rare few studies (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1355601/) that provides a good insight into the influence of (simple) carbs, aminoacids (AA), complete proteins and starvation on ...


Yes, whey protein can knock you out of ketosis. It has had that effect on me several times. To those who say, no carbs, thus no effect, you're only looking at half the story. Carbs effect ketosis by affecting insulin. Ketosis is governed by the insulin/glucagon ratio (I/G ratio) (1). Whey has no carbs, has but it IS insulinogenic (e.g., ref (2)) ...

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