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by 0 · August 15, 2014 at 8:22 AM

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by 55 · July 30, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Does anyone here do keto/carb cycling, eating ketogenic for the majority of the time then having days of higher carb?How do you do cycle it? Amount of carbs on carb up days? Different exercises during the keto/carb cycles? What are the benefits... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · July 27, 2014 at 11:37 AM

I tried it a couple of months ago because I'm prone to keto rash. I was looking to get rid of it after having it hang around for easily a month or more, and upping the carbs is suppose to improve your gym results. My first n=1 I tried doubling my... (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 · August 25, 2014 at 2:37 PM

I've been following the Keto/ Real food/ Paleo Lifestyle whatever you prefure to call it for over a year now. I've been going a lot of research on MCT oil and it's implementation and was curious on if anybody uses NOW MCT and really likes it... (more)

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raydawg 0 · July 23, 2014 at 1:08 AM

Yes, Now MCT is fine, but don't expect some turbo charged effect or anything, it's not that much more energetic or ergogenic than coconut oil. There's no "wow I'm really awake" factor like there is with coffee, despite Dave Asprey singing its... (more)

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by 0 · June 18, 2014 at 4:11 AM

I'm trying to eat a ketogenic Paleo diet (mild ketosis, so some carbs are fine, I could eat up to 50-60 grams a day) and eat only locally grown organic foods. I was thinking grass fed beef, because I have a supplier near me, but it might be too... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · June 18, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Fatty pastured bacon (if you eat pork), chicken/turkey drumsticks with the skin on, beef cheeks, coconut oil for frying/sauteeing, if you do dairy, alfredo sauce made with organic/grassfed/raw heavy cream and cheeses (delicious over sauteed... (more)

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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 · March 20, 2014 at 10:05 PM

I'm really puzzled by my inability to get into ketosis. Here are the details: Total weight: 134 lbs, lean body mass: 103 lbs I've been consuming under 60g of protein, under 20g net carbs and the remainder as fat (between 132 to 148 g).... (more)

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Alan_11 0 · March 20, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Bulletproof coffee with coconut oil, mct oil, and butter. I found too that caprylic acid supplements help increase ketones.

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by 2611 · January 03, 2014 at 4:36 PM

A friend of mine has several maladies, including migraines and blood sugar swings, that led me to suggest that she experiment with a ketogenic diet. The tricky part is that she also has problems with low appetite and losing too much weight.... (more)

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Mash 0 · January 03, 2014 at 12:49 PM

Basically I would recommend she consume enough food to meet her energy demands. She may do even better consuming slightly more than she requires. I would very simply take 2000kcals as the starting point. If she was to aim to... (more)

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by 5810 · January 12, 2014 at 2:34 AM

When I'm consuming lots of fat I'm never thirsty. I do get some liquid from bone broth that I use as a soup base for many of my meals but I rarely just drink water. I've read on the web that one should drink lots of water on a ketogenic... (more)

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James_3 0 · December 30, 2013 at 5:03 PM

As far as I know, there's no research specifically on keto diets and hydration. There's some evidence from the epileptic keto diets that not enough hydration on a keto diet causes more problems (more susceptible to kidney stones). ... (more)

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by 0 · January 04, 2014 at 4:59 PM

that is, simply, the question. I mean, it is true that digest sistem isnt at all in a rest mode during these days, but wont you think that reintroduce food to an usual keto-paleo meal would be kind of heavy? What would you/have you done? ... (more)

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raydawg 0 · January 04, 2014 at 4:59 PM

A large steak with some bacon, mixed greens and some sweet potato sounds good to me. Skip the sweet potato if you want to stay in ketosis, or just cut down the portion. Unless you're fasting for a very long time, there's no reason to do... (more)

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by 3737 · May 24, 2014 at 1:20 PM

I'd like to try out a ketogenic diet. Are there any guides that can help me figure out how to implement one? How many grams of carbs do I need to be under to become ketogenic and for how long? I notice that dietary fiber is shown on nutritional... (more)

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shamanartist 0 · May 24, 2014 at 1:20 PM

The best information I've found on the web for a ketogenic diet. By adhering to a strict ketogenic diet, Jason Lincoln Jeffers cured himself of candida, IBS, Chron's colitis, type 2 diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome and other diseases. He is... (more)

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by 3737 · September 30, 2013 at 7:02 PM

I know ketogenic diets are supposed to be good for some neurological diseases. Has anyone tried it for nocturnal bruxism? The cause isn't fully understood and I'm considering giving it a shot. There's a lot of neurological diseases which have... (more)

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by 0 · September 23, 2013 at 6:24 PM

Its been 3 weeks that I've been eating a ketogenic diet. I'm under 30 gs of carbs, not being excessive in protein (100g a day at most. I'm quite active). I've been eating 3x a day with a long fasting period between dinner and breakie (14 hours)... (more)

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samc 0 · September 23, 2013 at 6:24 PM

Maybe you think you are eating 2000 calories when in fact you are doing more. I found that Intermittent fasting is more successful for me than Keto. I eat a few sweet potatoes during a week but otherwise no starches or grains.

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by 5 · September 18, 2013 at 6:46 PM

I'm on day 2 of a Ketogenic diet, or what I think is one. I'm trying to experiment and see where it can take me in getting rid of love-handles that are stubborn and also because of injuries from CrossFit have left me a bit sedentary for a while... (more)

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Primaljoy 0 · September 18, 2013 at 6:46 PM

It sounds like your body just hasn't adjusted to the new fuel you are expecting it to run on. Listen to your body - if you feel knackered and can't get through a WOD don't push it, give your body time to adjust and take it up when you feel that... (more)

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by 5 · August 27, 2013 at 8:51 PM

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 0 · March 21, 2014 at 3:50 AM

I am eating a ketogenic primal diet and have been for the last week or so. I eat 20-30 grams of carbohydrates per day; I am getting a LOT of fat, like 70%-80% of my calories (I basically add coconut oil, lard, or duck fat to everything I can... (more)

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RK 0 · April 19, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Be patient and keep going. Definitely drop the alcohol! You may just not have the water weight on you to lose that you did last time. Give it at least 2 weeks without any cheats. If you aren't having progress at that point, you may need to... (more)

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by 15 · April 04, 2013 at 8:41 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 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 588 · January 18, 2013 at 7:23 PM

Hello, I have been paleo for a few months now and am enjoying the results. My Uncle was recently diagnosed with early stages of Parkinson's Disease. I have done some research on the benefits a ketogenic diet could have, and how it may help to... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · January 18, 2013 at 7:23 PM

Some research showing ketogenic diets to be beneficial for Parkinson's. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2367001/

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by 0 · April 04, 2014 at 7:32 AM

Bakcground info: I am 15 years old, male and eat paleo some meals and cheat terribly others I have always had a strong jawline but after watching a movie I had an idea. I am 5'11 166 lbs, I lift and am generally stronger for my age. What would I... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · April 04, 2014 at 7:32 AM

Your jaw is based on the bones of your face - if you already have a strong jawline as a 15 yr old boy, enjoy that. If you lose weight, the rest of your body will suffer, as there is no such thing as spot reducing - you lose weight all over your... (more)

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by 366 · December 16, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Hey Hackers, This is for those who are in the Keto Diet category. To be honest, I actually quiet enjoy Keto, I'm less hungry and feel a bit clearer. My workouts don't really suffer if they are consistent. I just can't do H.I.I.T, which doesn't... (more)

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raydawg 0 · December 16, 2012 at 12:38 PM

You'll probably want to do a carb refeed after a workout, but not immediately. Perhaps an hour after the workout, and be sure to include protein as well for the muscle repairs. This is merely to help replenish liver and muscle glucose. You'll... (more)

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by 224 · January 08, 2013 at 2:22 AM

So I have been very pretty good in ketosis lately doing about 25 g/day carbs. However I am worried about the potential dangers of being in ketosis constantly, so I have decided on periodic carb re-feeds. I currently eat broccoli and cauliflower on... (more)

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bjjcaveman 0 · December 25, 2012 at 1:44 AM

You should check out the book, "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance" by Volek and Phinney. They provide great explanations to the benefits of being in nutritional ketosis, and the fact that there are no studies out there showing... (more)

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by 224 · December 06, 2012 at 11:45 AM

I have had much success with switching to a ketogenic diet over the past month, but am now worried about the long term effects? Is VLC (~25 g/day) and low protein (~15%) conducive to longevity, or am is this extreme fat oriented diet killing me??... (more)

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Jonas_1 0 · December 04, 2012 at 2:36 PM

a long-term ketogenic diet probably isn't good for cortisol levels

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by 5 · December 01, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Hi all, basically I've been on Keto for 7 1/2 weeks now. I'm 19 years old, 6"2-6"3ish and started at 150KG and am now 137KG. I'm quite happy with my progress in weight loss so far but I have a few questions. My decision to lose weight was... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · December 01, 2012 at 5:51 PM

I would go on how you feel. My husband lost 20 lbs over 2 months and felt great. He's 6'1" and was 215. After that, it slowed down a lot since he's eating more carbs now, during the Holiday Season and he does not work out, like you. He's trying to... (more)

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by 100 · November 19, 2012 at 2:27 PM

Hello, I'm a 22 yr old male and have been Low Carb/Paleo for just over a year. I've lost about 95 pounds since starting and just recently got a free blood glucose monitor. Here I've been randomly testing out of curiosity and I have some... (more)

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borofergie 0 · November 18, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Your numbers are fine. Well controlled diabetics try to keep their 2 hour post-prandial BG <140 mg/dl. I'm a T2 and I can keep my < 108 mg/dl almmost all of the time by eating <25g of carbohydrate a day. If I ate more than, say, 50g in... (more)

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by 1394 · November 15, 2012 at 7:30 PM

So, I have been paleo for 6 months now. Since then I have not lost any significant amount of weight. I decided to get into ketosis and try that as well. I have been in ketosis for three weeks now, and still have that stubborn fat on my stomach. My... (more)

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Robin_10 0 · November 15, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Ketosis did not work for me either, and fasting made me gain weight -- my body does not like to be in starvation mode. Of course, everyone is different! You might try it for a bit longer to see what happens, but if it doesn't work, you might... (more)