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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Keto: I feel great my girlfriend feels horrendous

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Alan_11 0 · February 28, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Coconut oil rocks! It always powers me up.

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by 35 · about 10 hours ago

Just wondering what the body does with far and how it handles it without carbs/insulin. Also would it make a difference if this fat was ingested after a 20 hour fast? Or if ingested with protein?

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paleohacks 0 · October 24, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Fat is a triglyceride molecule composed of a glycerol backbone to which three fatty acids are attached. Once dietary fat is digested its broken into free fatty acids and the glycerol is metabolised. For fat to be stored the three free fatty... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi! everyone. I'm planning to write a book about Ketogenic Diet Recipes for Weight Loss. But the recipes will be only meat recipes. May be like 101 recipes of Ketogenic Diet Meat Recipes. No dessert or beverage recipes. The... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · May 12, 2014 at 6:37 PM

Sorry to sound mean, but I could barely even read your question. You are obviously NOT a writer, and if you want a book to sell, even a cookbook (maybe especially a cookbook!), you need to learn how to effectively use language. Writing a book is... (more)

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by 25 · about 10 hours ago

Has anyone managed to overcome IBS and/or anxiety (they're very closely linked, of course) with a ketogenic diet? In my case, I have quite moderate-to-severe anxiety which tends to be aggravated by a consistently unhappy gut (and relieved... (more)

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paleot 0 · April 21, 2014 at 6:11 AM

I found LCHF to be pretty chill, but it needs to be done in the context of an otherwise active and stress-free life. Transitioning into low carb can be a bitch while several adaptations take place, and this takes months of daily effort while... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

I'm trying to achieve Ketosis while following my Paleo diet (which I adopted because of celiac's disease and lactose intolerance). I model for a living and I'm trying to burn fat. As I can't eat even raw or unfermented dairy, I've been trying... (more)

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grabaka 0 · April 11, 2014 at 1:04 AM

I am on a keto/paleo diet. Here are some suggestions: 1. monitor your protein intake. many on the keto diet think they just need to keep the carbs down and they can eat everything else ad libitum. The problem is excess protein will turn into... (more)

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by 164 · about 10 hours ago

Title says it all - I have a history of gut issues (leaky gut, suspecting SIBO, bloating, etc) and found that a keto diet kept the bloating away and BM's regular. I'm currently doing Lyle Mcdonald's PSMF (Protein Sparing Modified Fast) where... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi. Ok I've been doing ckd diet for a while. Lifts are going up slowly but the belly fat isn't going anywhere. I'm going to do a self experiment for a few weeks to see if I can lose bodyfat and Increase my strength (slowly) by going full... (more)

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raydawg 0 · February 27, 2014 at 4:13 PM

You're spending too much time in mTOR. Try working out fasted, and don't refeed until 1hr after workouts... maybe add in some sprints or HIIT. Lower the protein back down and increase the fat in its place.

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

I'm almost positive that I'm in ketosis (metallic taste in my mouth, seem to be losing fat) however, I feel like I'm hungry more than when I was just doing a more typical version of Paleo. I've attached what a typical day of food looks like for... (more)

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Laura_48 0 · February 26, 2014 at 11:54 PM

I'm not really sure what you're asking, if you're getting enough calories? I am the same, 5'6, sedentary (from surgery), about 125, calorie goal is 1400 and all of my numbers look the same, though I usually get my carbs up to 18-25, sometimes... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

So as previously stated in other posts, I have decided that I need to go into ketosis in order to lose weight. Basic stats: 246lbs 5'4 female paleo for 2 1/2 years, lost 80 initially, gained 20-30 in the... (more)

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by 974 · about 10 hours ago

Is there such thing as Keto vegetable based diet? If so, can you post some examples or a typical day?

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Janknitz 0 · February 05, 2014 at 12:01 AM

The challenge is getting adequate protein, since most vegetarian sources of protein are also carbs. Legumes which are properly prepared (soaked, cooked, then cooled) MIGHT not knock you out of ketosis because of their resistant starch, but then... (more)

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by 10 · about 10 hours ago

What happens when you become fat adapted and you happen to eat to many carbs one day and it knocks you out of ketosis but you still remain in a calorie deficit?

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paint94979 0 · February 03, 2014 at 5:35 AM

You will feel better? I did.

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I was doing a lot of weight training and power lifting for a couple of years and was following the principal to eat 1 gram protein per pound of body weight every day. Now I am doing body weight training 2-3 days a week (quick and intense) ,... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · January 17, 2014 at 12:56 AM

20% of calories is plenty. 100-120 grams per day, approximately.

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I've been keto for past two weeks. Been under 50 g carbs everyday and taking in a lot of healthy fats. I feel great and have no carb cravings. A lot of keto diets recommend refeed once a week. curious how many of you that are keto do that... (more)

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James_3 0 · December 30, 2013 at 4:49 PM

If you're not feeling it on your lifting (ie. not petering out/failing partway through), you don't need the carbs. Your current diet's providing all the glucose you need for your current demands. The carb re-feeds are really more necessary for... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I have leaky gut and h pylori. As a first step I must remove the h pylori before healing the leaky gut. I am sensitive to all foods e.g. fruits, grains, vegetables, dairy and can barely eat anything and don't digest protein and fats... (more)

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paleot 0 · May 11, 2014 at 9:14 PM

Which tests have you run to determine your infection with h. pylori? Typically, you want to treat a microbial infection with antimicrobials, rather than eating more or less carbohydrates. If you don't digest fat, fruit, vegetables, or gains... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Hey guys, sorry if this question is beating a dead horse but I've been changing my diet to the keto lifestyle and I'm struggling to get into ketosis. I've been doing it for 6 days and still no sign of ketosis. I've definitely cut all obvious carbs... (more)

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Torben_Deumert 0 · August 27, 2013 at 8:51 PM

First, let's talk about what is needed to get into ketosis the carbs need to be low enough. How much "low enough" is, depends on a lot of variables. A good ballpark figure is less than 50 grams of carbs a day, but this might vary depending... (more)

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by 240 · about 10 hours ago

Hi all, I've been paleo for a couple of years (though am not great at keeping away from sugar...). I've also been Crossfitting for about 14 months. Anyway, In order to trim down some body fat I have been on a keto-style diet (still paleo) for... (more)

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Pat_13 0 · May 22, 2013 at 5:09 PM

I suspect a tough mudder may be too strenuous to do without a substantial amount of stored muscle glycogen. Ultramarathoners and similar endurance athletes can succeed on low carb because their activities are not very glycolytic. I would also... (more)

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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

Not sure if I'm quite wording this right since there are so many different concepts. But I was curious if there would be any benefit in a combination to get in better shape as far as losing fat and trying to build muscle? Was thinking of about 3... (more)

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Zara 0 · March 03, 2013 at 9:11 AM

No, IF won't automatically make you enter ketosis. For the body to use ketones as it's primary source the glycogen stores needs to be depleted and it's not certain that will happen during your IF period. and to be honest, the first days on... (more)

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by 10 · about 11 hours ago

I have heard of and experienced carb flu when making the switch to a fat-burning engine, but what is confusing me is this: I stay in keto pretty much all the time, but when I slip out of it, I seem to get a low mood and enervation lasting a few... (more)

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Chinaeskimo 0 · July 19, 2012 at 4:04 PM

Your body likes being in ketosis. Listen to your body.

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by 2407 · about 11 hours ago

Been basically paleo with my food choices for many years, except for rice. I'm 4 months into full on vlc paleo; no carbs except copious green vegetables (no fruit, grains, sugar, or roots) and feel amazing. 9am raw lamb leg, raw egg yolk, fish... (more)

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Ralph_Furley 0 · March 19, 2012 at 12:10 PM

I'm currently doing a Leangains style plan with IF and carb/calorie cycling. Like you, on rest days I eat pretty low carbs. They come from green vegetables and almost always below 50g per day. I feel great on those days and never feel hungry. ... (more)

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by 220 · about 11 hours ago

Hi y'all: I have genital lichen sclerosus and severe migraines. In October, I started a keto diet for my migraines. My migraines didn't get better, but my lichen symptoms were stopped cold, and I hadn't had a flare up in almost 4 months (the... (more)

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by 114 · about 11 hours ago

I would like to know ig the above diet is positively(ie. Promotes)related to longevity or if it has the opposite effect or is unrelated. I would(as mosr would)love to live as well/long as possible. Does the oft-touted metabolic stress associated... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · October 10, 2011 at 7:10 PM

I would wager that a ketogenic diet (VLC) is the most longevity promoting diet. See this question, and my answer to it there. As to it causing metabolic stress, I don't think that is correct, please see the discussion here. (more)

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by 134 · about 12 hours ago

Does anyone know of a GOOD source that has lists or charts of the carb counts in fruits and vegetables? I'd prefer ones that are more extensive than just the basics, I want to explore new fruits and veggies. I'm looking to go keto and I want to... (more)

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Shelly 0 · September 04, 2011 at 2:40 PM

I recently found this guide and loved it. It's not paleo exactly, but all the links link to the nutritiondata entries for the foods: http://josepharcita.blogspot.com/2011/03/guide-to-ketosis.html#33MM Almost all nonstarchy vegetables are in the... (more)

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by 1344 · about 12 hours ago

A couple of days ago there was a post regarding sweet smelling breath and urination. It got me to thinking about my 8 year old who still wets the bed and has bad/sweet? smelling breath. I have a glucose monitor at home, but he won't let me use... (more)

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Ed 0 · January 09, 2011 at 6:46 PM

A urine ketostix test is not an accurate test for diabetes, because most diabetics are not in ketosis or ketoacidosis (DKA) at any given time. If it's positive, however, it would indicate the need for further testing. A urine glucose test is... (more)

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by 15 · October 29, 2014 at 4:08 AM

I've eaten Paleo for about a year and a half now, and I'm trying for the first time to enter ketosis. I'm a 5'6 woman, about 130 lbs (estimated since I don't own a scale). I've heard that you need to keep your carbs below 25g a day, but I've... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · February 11, 2014 at 10:26 PM

By my calculations. Calories from carbs: 18*4 = 72 Calories from protein: 74*4 = 296 Calories from fat: 123*9 = 1107 Total = 1475 Percent of Calories from Fat: 75.1% Given that ketogenic diets are typically 3:1 calories of fat... (more)

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by 0 · October 29, 2014 at 4:08 AM

I'm looking to work with a nutrition coach who can help me with a ketogenic diet. I've been following all the recommendations (low carb, moderate protein, high fat, measuring with blood ketone levels), but can't seem to reach optimal... (more)

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guerneca 0 · January 10, 2014 at 8:43 PM

I'm trying to get to under 10% body fat while preserving (or increasing) muscle mass.

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