The “Fat-Adapted” Metabolic State is the foundation of OFM. The term used in science, research and academia is Nutritional Ketosis (NK) or “Keto-adaptation and should not be mistaken for Starvation Ketosis or Ketoacidosis. NK is actually a proxy for beta-oxidation the real principle pathway of fat metabolism. This is because ketones are easily measured in the blood stream. Via the Metabolic Reset (MR) the human body makes a profound shift toward burning “fat as fuel” without catabolizing muscle protein for glucose as is the case for Starvation Ketosis (OFM athletes actually gain lean body mass!).
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