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by 226 · July 26, 2014 at 4:04 AM

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 · July 25, 2014 at 6:59 AM

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 · June 25, 2014 at 11:56 AM

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by 0 · May 12, 2014 at 6:37 PM

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 · April 19, 2014 at 1:53 AM

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 583 · October 03, 2013 at 1:01 AM

If you're not trying to lose weight, are there any benefits to ketosis? I hear it can treat many neurological disorders, for instance. I have ADHD and since going Paleo I've stopped taking my meds and feel better than ever! It seems like I feel... (more)

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raydawg 0 · October 01, 2013 at 10:45 AM

Adapting your cells to burn fat is very beneficial on many fronts. Autophagy is a really good reason. It initiates the clean up of broken proteins within cells, it allows mitochondria in marginal cells to initiate apoptosis, it allows the... (more)

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by 53 · September 11, 2013 at 8:19 PM

According to this article, Leucine and lysine help you produce more keytones - http://perfecthealthdiet.com/2011/02/ketogenic-diets-i-ways-to-make-a-diet-ketogenic/ But this is written from a therapeutic standpoint rather than a weight loss... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

I'm curious, especially if you are doing a low-carb version of paleo, how do you deal with the initial carb cravings? I've gone low carb before and seemed to get through it much more easily than I am this time around. I am sick with infectious... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · July 16, 2013 at 6:28 AM

I found mine went after 21 days (day 21 was worst day of all). I also took glutamine after lunch in water and chronium tablets which apparently stop cravings although may just have been a placebo effect. I lost all desire for sweets now. Even... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

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 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

hello there! so i'm paleo since a few months with some breaks. i also don't take the birth controll pill anymore and it seems like i lost 20 pounds (scale says this and some friends, but i don't see anything about this myself unfortunately). i'm... (more)

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Ed 0 · May 05, 2013 at 3:19 PM

Just a few observations-- Congratulations on your 20lb. weight loss! 130lb. is a healthy weight for your height. If you've already lost 20lb. without going into ketosis, you probably don't need to be in ketosis. A modest weight loss of 1... (more)

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by 327 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

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 85 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

I apologize if this is already a question. If it is, please re-direct me. I'm a little confused about how about how a ketogenic diet affects body composition. From what I understand, some bodybuilders eat keto to really cut down body fat. But a... (more)

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MarcPH 0 · April 10, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Some people use the term "keto" when they're really talking about macrocycling or, if you're lucky, they're referring to a Cyclical Ketogenic Diet. A lot of guys on forums will abbreviate this to "keto" but I would argue that's not what they're... (more)

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

I have been getting daily migraines for 5 years now and no treatment has helped yet. Lately I have been thinking about dieting to try and help them. I have been on the paleo diet for three months now, and the past week I have been trying to... (more)

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Colin_1 0 · April 04, 2013 at 4:19 AM

Do you do dairy? If so perhaps you can get some cream from your local farm. I find Bone marrow really tasty and it's basically pure fat just about. Hope that helps, best of luck!

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by 614 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Jimmy Moore has been on a very well documented VLCHF ketogenic diet for the past year. On his website he has published blood test results that he has taken over the last 10... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · April 01, 2013 at 12:34 AM

Many smart people have pondered Jimmy's numbers, including Dr. Tom Dayspring, a chief proponent of using LDL-P as a key marker for CV health. Jimmy even asked him directly during one of Jimmy's podcasts what Dayspring thought, and Dayspring... (more)

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by 14877 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

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)