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by 227 · July 26, 2014 at 04:04 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 04:04 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 06:59 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 06:59 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

Senescent can be one of the most dreadful diseases which can elasticity a perception of impotency. In olden present there were stories around the way people utilized to hold their peel texture. Alter though many say that beauty is peel intense,... (more)

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by 0 · May 12, 2014 at 06:37 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 06:37 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 01:53 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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stephyogini 0 · April 18, 2014 at 07:31 PM

YES! It might speed up the "clearing" if you add a natural Candida "cleanse" product for your local health food store. Go natural. I have used Pure Candex; natural enzymes that break down the cell walls of fungi and yeast. The tricky part is you... (more)

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by 560 · October 03, 2013 at 01:01 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 08:19 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 03, 2013 at 11:31 AM

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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ZombieApocalypseKitten 0 · September 01, 2013 at 01:58 AM

I generally eat between 20 and 60 carbs a day. You do get drunker in ketosis and pay for it a little worse the next day. He might not be drinking that much either. Its also a very different drunk than drinking sugary alcoholic drinks. He... (more)

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by 10 · August 28, 2013 at 05:38 AM

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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Torben_Deumert 0 · August 28, 2013 at 05:38 AM

When it comes to fats, you have several options: lard tallow bacon grease ghee (just the fat of the butter, without the protein. A lot of people can use this) Olive oil (olive is mostly MUFAs, not PUFAs. I would use it especially for... (more)

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by 614 · August 13, 2013 at 04:23 AM

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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PsychandStang 0 · August 10, 2013 at 11:28 PM

Do you have a more current article? Even in research, we don't like to use articles more than 5 years old because it doesn't represent the current scientific findings. This article is 9 years old.

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by 0 · August 11, 2013 at 05:50 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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Keerthy 0 · August 11, 2013 at 05:50 PM

As Hemming mentioned, your HDL is low (considering you're physically active) and Triglycerides is relatively high. The TG/HDL ratio is 3.5 which is the start of insulin resistance range. I have read about very few people sustain chronic-cardio... (more)

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by 5 · August 27, 2013 at 09:22 AM

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 06:28 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 · July 15, 2013 at 06:06 AM

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 06:06 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 · June 17, 2013 at 04:20 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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CelticCaveGirl 0 · June 17, 2013 at 04:20 PM

LOADS of women have menstrual irregularities on LC and VLC - we see it again and again on this forum. The threshold varies but on average lower than 50-60g a day seems to cause issues. It's hypothalamic amnenorrhea. VLC = never spiking insulin... (more)

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by 353 · June 16, 2013 at 10:49 AM

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 06:12 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 · June 10, 2013 at 08:29 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 08:08 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 · June 07, 2013 at 12:58 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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Paleorina 0 · June 07, 2013 at 08:48 AM

http://keto-calculator.ankerl.com/ How about trying this calculator that allows you to calculate exactly based on your body weight and activity level? Paleorina http://paleorina.com (more)

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by 20 · June 05, 2013 at 01:45 AM

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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Rob_20 0 · June 04, 2013 at 01:31 PM

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by 230 · May 05, 2013 at 03:19 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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jake3_14 0 · May 05, 2013 at 12:47 AM

Since you've recently stopped taking BC pills, I suggest that your first priority be re-establishing the balance between the major hormones that regulate weight (and a whole lot more) in females: cortisol estrogen thyroid It can take up to 18... (more)

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by 297 · April 24, 2013 at 08:13 AM

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 08:08 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 paleo.

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by 85 · April 12, 2013 at 09:22 AM

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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Maty 0 · April 12, 2013 at 08:31 AM

I think that research is a bit lacking. It discussed some things the wrong way. Also to lose weight you have to do low carb- low calorie- high protein - high fat because carbs/cals is the one that makes you fat not protein because protein cannot... (more)

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by 15 · April 04, 2013 at 08:41 AM

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 04:19 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 · April 01, 2013 at 12:34 AM

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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Nance 0 · April 01, 2013 at 12:28 AM

I haven't checked Jimmy's blog lately but it seems like less than a year ago he was openly experimenting with starchy tubers and showing pictures of foods that were far from ketogenic. I must have stopped visiting just about a year ago, I guess,... (more)

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by 14507 · February 08, 2014 at 10:11 AM

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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The_Quilt 0 · March 31, 2013 at 02:43 PM

An excerpt:That answer maybe buried in the bio-energenic literature I reviewed while a resident at LSU for brain energy transport. I recalled reading about the effects of the ketogenic diet on pediatric brain tumor patients and on patients with... (more)

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by 614 · March 27, 2013 at 07:44 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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Kashkillz 0 · March 27, 2013 at 07:17 PM

I'm pretty sure it can be dangerous if done recklessly. Dangerous or not, though, I'm quite positive that scheduled carbloading will greatly improve results.