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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

So I eat a low carb paleo ketogenic diet (Bulletproof Diet without tons of coffee though) for roughly a year now. I feel great on the diet but always seem to have looser stools. I dont really have much bloating, acne, or gas, and I dont have very... (more)

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by 226 · about 11 hours ago

Because of many food allergies and sensitivities I've found that I do best on a high fat diet, mainly consuming grassfed/finished fatty beef and a few servings of low carb green veggies daily. I've recently introduced small amounts of raw milk... (more)

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moors 0 · July 26, 2014 at 4:04 AM

I looked to see how much myristoleic acid was in tallow and butter but the MUFA numbers don't add up to the total MUFA content and myristoleic acid content is shown with ~Butter has short chain fatty acids and there are some other differences... (more)

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by 0 · about 11 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 0 · about 11 hours ago

I am a 21yo male. About 1.5 weeks ago, I started a very restrictive modified ketogenic version of a GAPS/SCD diet, for the purpose of helping some severe chronic neurological and gut issues. Some of the problems that I intend to address by... (more)

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annado 0 · August 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Hello Alex, I am curious, how did the diet turn out for you ?

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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

Not sure this is the right place to pose my question but I am hoping some one can help. My husband recently began a ketogenic diet. He read somewhere that vodka and whiskey are doable on this diet. However, he's really overdoing it. It seems like... (more)

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LateralFractal 0 · September 01, 2013 at 1:07 AM

Ethanol (alcohol) and fructose (sugar) are similar in metabolic behaviour and liver impairment; except ethanol has additional neurotoxic effects on brain function. If your brain is pickled it isn't going to get full benefits of running on... (more)

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by 10 · about 11 hours ago

How do you eat keto without nuts, dairy, egg yolks or coconut? :( I'm allergic to everything I'm supposed to eat on keto, and afraid it might be unhealthy to take in fat from mostly PUFAs such as avocado oil and olive oil. any advice appreciated. (more)

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Joe_23 0 · August 15, 2013 at 4:04 AM

US Wellness sells a 5 gallon bucket of rendered beef fat from grass fed cows. I find that useful for increasing fat calories. The beef fat on the edges of steak just doesn't work for me from a taste standpoint, but the rendered fat is... (more)

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by 614 · about 11 hours ago

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2716748/ OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of a 24-week ketogenic diet (consisting of 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g/kg body weight protein, 20% saturated fat, and 80% polyunsaturated and monounsaturated... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · August 10, 2013 at 10:41 PM

Ketogenic diets don't have to be saturated fats. In fact animal fat is generally less than 50% saturated anyway. Bacon fat is very close in fatty acid composition to breast milk. Avocado, olive, and macadamia all have high mono omega-9. But... (more)

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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

Hey all, I lost 20kg (75% of my excess body weight) on a keto diet and changed my life. Got a blood test done now, about 7 months into the diet. Everything seems to be normal but my total cholesterol and LDL are really, really high. These are the... (more)

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Hemming 0 · August 11, 2013 at 7:11 AM

Your low HDL compared to your TG is a bigger problem. Given your weight loss I'm not surprised to see that your LDL (I assume) has gone up. You should listen to Ben Greenfields podcast with Jimmy Moore here where he explains a lot about... (more)

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by 614 · about 11 hours ago

http://gokaleo.com/2013/06/13/restriction-and-menstrual-function/ In the 1920???s, researchers at the Mayo Clinic used a ketogenic diet to treat adults with ideopathic epilepsy. In 1930, Dr. Clifford Barborka published a paper detailing their... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · June 17, 2013 at 1:40 AM

I would be curious to hear from some long-time NKers here. I know that the epilepsy diet was much lower carb than what most folk need to get into mild ketosis. So many doctor-prescribed diets are deficient in micronutrients, I am not surprised... (more)

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by 354 · about 11 hours ago

Thanks to this and another site, I found out that my staggering fatigue (post-ketosis) may be related to mineral deficiencies. I've boosted the sodium, potassium, and magnesium (and water throughout the day) and feel like I'm on the mend. I'm... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · June 16, 2013 at 6:12 AM

Q#1: According to this link that summarizes mineral needs in a very nice way IMO, it seems that the ideal ratio would be near between 2.5:1 and 4:1 sodium/potassium. Q#2: The bloating thing when boosting electrolytes and water to me looks like... (more)

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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

My brother bought me this awesome vegan chocolate ganache cake from whole foods for my birthday. I couldn't help myself to eating about half a slice, give or take... I know the carb count for what I have eaten is close to around 13-15 countable... (more)

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Desmond 0 · June 10, 2013 at 8:08 PM

Similar to most things...n=1. If you eat it and are still in ketosis, I'd say you're fine. Some people CAN eat it and remain in ketosis, others will get knocked out immediately. So if your pee still smells and your mouth tastes funny, you have a... (more)

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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

I am concerned about getting the minimum daily amount of fat with my ketogenic diet. i am trying to lose weight, but i am concerned about the minimum amount of fat i am supposed to eat per day. If I am not eating enough fat will weight loss occur? (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · June 07, 2013 at 9:58 AM

i am trying to lose weight, but i am concerned about the minimum amount of fat i am supposed to eat per day. There's no minimum amount of fat you need to eat. Ketosis gets triggered by lack of carbs and protein, not surplus of fat.... (more)

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by 20 · about 11 hours ago

I've suffered for about 10 years from horrible brain fog, when I eat carbs of any kind. It started after a bad bout with what may have been and still could be to some extent candida. Could have also been undiagnosed Lyme. My Naturopath thinks... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · June 04, 2013 at 7:04 AM

Ambimorph has: http://www.ketotic.org

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by 327 · about 11 hours ago

I have all of the symptoms of ms, I was wondering if their were any special nueral protective qualities to either styles of the diet. For instance i know that a ketogenic diet has been proven to protect against seizures

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mindmt 0 · April 24, 2013 at 8:09 AM

If you've not heard of Dr Terry Wahls, and her story go to the following podcast, and/or her TED talk. She managed her MS via diet and without drugs. The core of her diet is VLC or ketogenic, and... (more)

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by 14877 · about 12 hours ago

I watch those documentaries on existing hunter gatherer tribes today. I read a lot of the existing studies on traditional hunter gatherer diets. I ascertain that 1) They eat nose to tail and 2) They eat from 4 main food groups that contain... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · March 27, 2013 at 8:05 PM

I think the disconnect is assuming that Paleo peoples were ketogenic. I'm pretty sure they stayed lean by earning their food on a different level than we do today. Likewise, if anybody knows better...

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by 614 · about 12 hours ago

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=197131 Effect of a High-Fat Ketogenic Diet on Plasma Levels of Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Apolipoproteins in Children Context Little prospective long-term information is available on the effect... (more)

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Ted_Hutchinson 0 · March 27, 2013 at 7:36 PM

I am always concerned reading modern research about the lack of awareness of the general deficiency status in modern humans with regard to Vitamin D3, Magnesium, potassium omega 3 and melatonin compared to the optimal levels typical of those... (more)

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by 25 · about 12 hours ago

My Story: After 2 years of pretty strict Paleo (with an additional emphasis on low to no carbs) I can say that my story is a successful one. 120 lbs lost, from a 50" to a 36" waist, energy, vastly improved blood numbers, the whole 9 yards. I... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · March 11, 2013 at 6:05 AM

I came to Paleo 1.5 years ago because of gut issues. During that time, I've healed a great deat. I experimented and did ok in ketosis, but I'm doing best up to 75-80 gr of NET carbs per day, which is pretty low carb. I can do up to 100-120 gr... (more)

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by 159 · about 12 hours ago

I'm really interested in a ketogenic diet, mainly just for the experience itself and to help with fatigue and brain fog in the middle of the day. I'm not trying to lose weight and I'm already pretty thin. How would I do a ketogenic diet safely?... (more)

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Brenjin 0 · February 13, 2013 at 7:11 PM

The art and science of low carbohydrate living is a popular book on the subject. Plenty of people,including myself, have found it to be very useful.

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by 571 · about 12 hours ago

What do you think of this plan? http://www.nutritionj.com/content/7/1/30 I' m thinking of trying it, since I live in Greece and excellent and organic EVOO is abundant and cheap. Plus, I am not totally convinced that saturated fats is the way to... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 03, 2013 at 6:58 PM

SFAs and MUFAs are for the most part equally the only benign macronutrients we can consume. Everything else -- from PUFAs to carbohydrates to protein -- in some way stresses or taxes the body. If you are inspired to theme your diet Mediterranean... (more)

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by 468 · about 12 hours ago

I just got results back from my rheumatologist yesterday, and I found that my case of Ankylosing Spondylitis is progressing (spine is showing signs of falling apart). That motivated me to cut out everything but meat for a couple months to see if... (more)

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AmandaLP 0 · January 15, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Do you have enough sodium to absorb the water that you are drinking? Sodium requirements are higher on a ketogenic diet. Check out The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living (and their second book Low Carbohydrate Performance) by Dr. Jeff... (more)

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by 825 · about 12 hours ago

i have heard that diseased kidneys have trouble processing ketones and that a damaged liver cannot process the amount of fat required on a ketogenic diet. is there any truth to these claims?

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Mscott 0 · December 11, 2012 at 1:23 AM

As to the liver issues, it's possible they could be worsened in specific situations. I elaborated on this idea here: http://paleohacks.com/questions/150900/hack-this-research-does-mct-cause-fatty-liver-disease#axzz2EhLjO0et Basically, I believe... (more)

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by 211 · about 12 hours ago

I like both Robb Wolf's and John Keifer's recommendation to eating Keto/LC especially in the mornings and it being light until the evening, then eating the majority of your calories in the early evening (with nightly-weekly Carb Loading),... (more)

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Mscott 0 · November 04, 2012 at 9:58 PM

After reading a bit more about it, here's part of of why I think the large protein breakfast is recommended and perhaps why it works: Large protein meals generally increase cortisol. This really isn't in dispute if you look at the scientific... (more)

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by 435 · about 12 hours ago

I am 3 days out of my first Whole30, which was also my first full time venture into Paleo based eating. I am continuing to eat based on W30 principles and am currently following their reintroduction protocol (with the exception of gluten). I am... (more)

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Patty_4 0 · October 09, 2012 at 11:13 PM

I am 32 and started doing crossfit at around 240lb no diet change. I ended up stopping due to a nonrelated injurgy but I loved it. I am now a fews weeks into being Paleo and workout 5-6x week, 2-3x strength with alternating cardio. I am currently... (more)

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by 85 · about 12 hours ago

I'm really starting to believe in the effectiveness of a vlc/ketogenic diet on fat loss and improved performance. I just got "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living" & "Performance" by Volek and Phinney, and I'm super excited. But I... (more)

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dmi 0 · October 07, 2012 at 8:16 PM

It is very simple: if what you eat provides enough calories for your daily basal needs of energy, as well as the extra energy you need for running or whatever exercise you're doing, then no, unfortunately you will not magically lose weight. I.e.... (more)

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by 805 · about 12 hours ago

This question is for my mother 51y/o 5'5" 200 lbs, she is doing a ketogenic paleo diet, but she has problems going to the bathroom, my mother has use LOTS of laxatives in the past, and now she stop taking them, its difficult for her to go to the... (more)

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David_28 0 · September 14, 2012 at 4:35 AM

For colon health I like fermented foods and I supplement magnesium...about 500mg a day.

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