For the potato juice
Some time ago, Haydut and I opened a little-known topic - the super useful potato juice. According to Ray, it is extremely rich in keto acids, the plant-based alternative to amino acids. In other words, potato juice is a high-quality protein that, unlike local products, does not contain ammonia. There is little research on the subject, but it does exist. It's strange why something so useful has not yet sufficiently aroused the interest of science and the food industry.
Research shows that in addition to potatoes, significant amounts of keto acids are found in strawberry leaves and alfalfa.
Estimation of α-keto acids in plant tissue: a critical study of various methods of extraction as applied to strawberry leaves, washed potato slices and peas
According to Ray, potato juice contains the full spectrum of keto acids.
"What most people don't know is that potatoes are actually a good source of protein. Potatoes contain high amounts of keto-acids, which once digested can be turned into amino acids (the breakdown product of protein). In the form of keto acids they are a great form of energy for the heart and brain. As needed, they can be converted into amino acids to supply the body with extra protein. Potatoes have a similar protein content to milk, making them a great source of extra protein, especially for those on a vegetarian or vegan diet."
Can you talk about what keto proteins are and why you recommend them in regards to maybe being anti-serotonin? No, I'm not sure what you're talking about. Keto, did you say? Keto, yes. I think it's your article on, or one of your newsletters on serotonin, you talk about keto proteins for ketones and then for keto acids, you know, for potatoes. Oh, yeah, these are the equivalent carbon framework of the essential amino acids, but they lack the ammonia needed to make the complete essential amino acid. And potatoes happen to be very rich in these.
You can hear everything Ray Peet has to say on the subject at: https://www.bioenergetic.life/ by typing – potato juice keto
According to him, about 5 pounds of potatoes are enough for the daily dose of protein.
5 pounds of potatoes equals 2.3 kg. This equates to about 800ml of potato juice.
So, I decided to experiment and try the potato juice that Ray talked about. Today, after a lot of effort, time and money invested in the complex technological process, I can proudly announce that I have created a great product. Haidut in his humorous style called him "Kompirin" ... and it stayed that way. Ideal both for direct consumption and as an addition to various dishes.
Neat in potato juice, it is almost completely removed, which solves the problem of the negatives arising from it - a high glycemic index, causing a rapid rise in blood sugar levels, as well as high calories, which can contribute to weight gain if consumed in excess. Potato starch can also lead to insulin resistance and dysregulation of blood sugar, which increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Making juice from potatoes and watching the starch released, I can tell it looks more like a product from the construction industry. and not from the food. You certainly don't want to take it in large amounts. In two words - "Kompirin" contains the most important and only thing we want to get from potatoes - pure keto-acids.
Here are some ideas how to include it in the daily menu (about 300 ml of juice per day)
I have found that the most optimal way is as a supplement to protein of another origin that we take in every day with food. (We know that 20-30 g is the optimal intake of protein per meal for a healthy person
This combination - animal protein with added "Compirin" was tested by my acquaintances bodybuilders in a period of increasing muscle mass. Naturally, the results were very good.
As I have already mentioned, you can use it as an additive to almost all types of dishes, or in other words - to add potato flavor. The taste of potato juice fits very well in the preparation of all kinds of soups and sauces. Its place in the kitchen is right between olive oil and vinegar.
And here I can throw in something funny - my dog, who is not a fan of vegetables and lean feasts at all, licked the bowl seconds after I served him vegetable soup with potatoes. Instinct…
With its pure consumption, a mild laxative and diuretic effect is observed. By the way, in Bulgaria this product may not be well known yet, but in Western Europe and the Scandinavian countries it is widely used as a natural remedy for stomach problems. It is also recommended as a natural anti-inflammatory.
Of course, you can try to juice your own potatoes, but I warn you that the process involves a lot of mess, which would create additional work and discomfort in your daily life.
In conclusion, I can safely say that this is another thing that Ray has ever talked about somewhere, and we successfully confirm that it is absolutely true.
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