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by 5132 · 1 minute ago

We all know the "safe starch" argument: safe starches such as white rice, yams, sweet potatoes, yuca/cassava, taro, and even white potatoes are okay as long as you avoid sugar/fructose and harmful starches (such as wheat). Thus, tribes that... (more)

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Stabby 0 · May 31, 2011 at 8:10 PM

Chronically elevated insulin is always a problem no matter how it arises. Like you said, high insulin in the blood stream for too long does nasty things. It doesn't matter whether it was caused by sugar or deficiencies or inflammation, it is... (more)

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by 11581 · 5 minutes ago

I understand that lysine and leucine can help bring on ketosis while sparing muscle tissue. Can anyone tell me more about that? How much to take, when, best way to eat/drink/ingest, whether this is only a body-builder type thing? Anything else I... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · March 12, 2011 at 3:07 PM

Ketogenic Diets, I: Ways to Make a Diet Ketogenic is a recent post from The Perfect Health Diet blog that goes into some details about this.

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by 11581 · 5 minutes ago

I don't think I could actually down quite that much straight coconut oil, much as I like it. Is it possible to use Artisana coconut butter or coconut milk or even avocado to replace some of the coconut oil or would the small amounts of carbs and... (more)

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JML 0 · March 05, 2011 at 3:56 AM

The short chain fats in coconut oil are supposed to produce ketones anyway so I don't see how that would be a problem. Jaminet recommends fats and fiber during a fast so an avocado might be all right, not sure though. I guess you just need to ask... (more)

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by 11111 · 6 minutes ago

I am following a paleo based ketogenic diet with good results so far. From what I have read I should be consuming approx 0.8-1g of protein per pound of body weight to provide my body with sufficient protein for maintenance but not too much so it... (more)

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James_3 0 · February 12, 2011 at 10:35 PM

There's more protein in cooked beef vs raw beef because of the water loss (depending on how much you cook it). However, there's such a thing as overthinking some of the details (cooked vs uncooked). These are general numbers, different people... (more)

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by 12369 · 6 minutes ago

My husband and I have been Paleo since October, he has lost 35 lbs and looks and feels great; I feel great, but have only lost around 5 lbs. I have read quite a bit on here about ketosis; but have come up empty when researching how to start up a... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · February 10, 2011 at 4:25 AM

Ketosis is the body's natural adaptation to starvation. It's what the body does naturally when there's no food. It's useful to remember this when we read that eating fat causes ketosis. In fact, ketosis is caused naturally by not eating... (more)

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by 9812 · 6 minutes ago

I was talking with a friend who is a special-ed major; we have a mutual friend with a toddler who may have autism. I mentioned that I had heard/read some good things about the ketogenic diet (I myself would try Paleo before going the ketogenic... (more)

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MikeD 0 · February 07, 2011 at 6:21 PM

I am a special ed grad student, I've been super interested in diet since a lot of exceptional kids are put on keto diets--kids with autism and kids with seizure disabilities especially. One thing our society is screwing up is that the brain... (more)

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by 307 · 6 minutes ago

I am in need of some peer-reviewed articles/papers on how a ketogenic diet affects cancer from a nutritional standpoint. I have to do a small research paper on the this and was wondering if the PaleoHacks community could help me find some papers... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · January 25, 2011 at 12:46 PM

"I am in need of some peer-reviewed articles/papers..." Here you go: Zuccoli G, et al. Metabolic management of glioblastoma multiforme using standard therapy together with a restricted ketogenic diet: Case Report. Nutrition & Metabolism.... (more)

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by 39841 · 7 minutes ago

This is one of the most unfortunate allergies for one of us to have, but alas, I can't even use most soaps, and a few tbsps of shredded coconut or the oil cause a mouth reaction that I'm sure is occurring all the way through. What's the next... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · January 24, 2011 at 1:28 AM

Grassfed Ground Beef. if you talk to your butcher, you can get pretty much any mix you want here % wise. (get him to blend in the liver/heart/glands too if you dont eat them separately.) Heavy Cream. Preferably Raw, from Grassfed... (more)

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by 1485 · 7 minutes ago

I started Paleo seven months ago in part to reduce or eliminate my frequent headaches. Unfortunately, what I'm doing so far has not had the results I was looking for. So eliminating grains and presumably reducing inflammation has not been... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · January 14, 2011 at 1:03 AM

Hi Domer88, I'm delighted to hear that you're thinking of doing this because I am currently on day 68 of exactly the same experiment, and I've been wishing there was somebody I could compare notes with! At the beginning of November, in hopes of... (more)

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by 12174 · 7 minutes ago

...and instantly thought: "Bad news, Roger. At the rate you're going you'll lose the weight much faster (and less lucratively) than you think." Did you have any nonpaleo friends/family send it to you as "evidence" of conventional wisdom? :) (See... (more)

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Futureboy 0 · April 24, 2011 at 5:56 PM

This is way too funny for the exact opposite reason the writer was going for! What a dolt! BTW, Bill Amend sorta looks like Dr. Harris! (more)

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by 20787 · 8 minutes ago

Apparently, diabetic children on ketogenic diets for 6 years are at a substantially increased risk for developing kidney stones: http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=1177 What might be causing this and what can be done to ameliorate such a risk? (more)

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Eva 0 · December 02, 2010 at 5:41 AM

Personally, I was wondering if part of the problem might have been PUFA intake. These diets are ketogenic but not paleo and many people think PUFA and grain oils are the healthier fats so the general populace would probably be targeting these... (more)

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by 641 · 11 minutes ago

Male, 48, on a straightforward LC diet for several years. Started Crossfit about 4 months ago. I'm having problems with both intensity and recovery. I'm considering trying out the targeted ketogenic diet (TKD) outlined in the book "The... (more)

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Dexter 0 · April 11, 2010 at 4:19 AM

You sound like Chris D at http://paleohacks.com/questions/3236/how-much-exercise-is-too-much A chronic exerciser who has not yet learned that the body needs recovery time to rebuild the muscle fibres...both fast twitch and slow twitch. Take some... (more)

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by 319 · 11 minutes ago

What are the benefits (if any) of using MCT oil? I've heard that if you are on a ketogenic diet that it helps to sustain energy levels. Does it help with weight loss or blood sugar/insulin levels?

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Mikael_Jansson 0 · March 10, 2010 at 7:44 AM

It's highly ketogenic and water-soluble. Helps you keeping up ketone levels if you're on a ketogenic diet and if I remember correctly, lets you have more carbs and protein while still being in ketosis. But other than that, I don't see any real use... (more)

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by 312 · 12 minutes ago

For those following Paleo with a Ketogenic bent. 1.)Why did you choose this route? (mine is weight loss and to help with migraines) 2.)What benefits have you seen? 3.)Any detriments? 4.)How do you vary your fat sources? (Coconut Milk, Avacado... (more)

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John_R 0 · March 01, 2010 at 8:44 PM

I "needed" (said the doc) to lose a little weight, like 15-20 lb, and he was probably right. I decided to drop carbs to a keto-inducing level (total carbs below 50g most days), keep eating enough food to be sated and sustain my activity level... (more)

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by 0 · about 22 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 23 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 23 hours ago

Hey guys,I'm into paleo for about 2+ years, for about a year more strict Ketogenic. Working out in BJJ and lately also strength High intensity trainings. Here are my blood test (it's in Israel so be aware for the metric system) :)The... (more)

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paleot 0 · July 25, 2014 at 6:59 AM

I'd test for LDL-p with NMR and see where you fall on the chart. If you're on the upper-end with a stable weight after being on this diet for over a year, perhaps you could try dialing back your SFA / cholesterol intake / fat macros (or other... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

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by 0 · about 23 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 23 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 23 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 614 · about 23 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 23 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 5 · about 23 hours ago

I'm trying to get to 20% body fat by the beginning of next year. In order to do this, I have implemented a vigorous workout routine (lots of interval training, lifting weights, and swimming) and am also attempting to master a ketogenic diet. I did... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · July 15, 2013 at 6:06 AM

Suggest you get keto-adapted first, then implement your workout program gradually. Trying to do both at once is likely to be painful! Remember that body composition is 80% diet. Hormonal balance is key and if you overdo the exercise, you may... (more)

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by 614 · about 23 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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