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by 83 · 39 minutes ago

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 · 39 minutes 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 5 · 40 minutes ago

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 · 42 minutes ago

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 · 44 minutes 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 1 hour ago

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 5828 · about 1 hour ago

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 5 · about 1 hour ago

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 · about 1 hour ago

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 · about 1 hour ago

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 628 · about 1 hour ago

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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The_Quilt 0 · January 18, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Look in to getting him a 23andme.com test.....People with Parkinson's usually have altered methylation that slows their ability to recycle dopamine and he may have some COMT snp's and be magnesium deficient. Ketogenic will help but you must re... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

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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JImmy_5 0 · December 23, 2012 at 3:59 PM

DON'T GO INTO KETO. Paleo is not a keto diet. Keto will ruin your life. Eat plenty of fruits and veggies and ignore the sub 100 gram people. That's not Paleo. Paleo is NOT low carb. It's the right carbs.

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by 224 · about 1 hour ago

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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DarrenKetoDietPlans 0 · December 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

As far as dangers, you are probably confusing dietary ketosis with the extremely dangerous condition of ketoacidosis. Check out this article for a summary of the differences: http://ketodietplans.com/faq/ketosis-vs-ketoacidosis/ There are no... (more)

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by 224 · about 1 hour ago

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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scottts 0 · December 04, 2012 at 2:16 PM

I tend to agree with the Jaminets PHD idea that eating just below your body's glucose needs in starch and eating just enough protein to support your needs leads to the best longevity.

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by 5 · about 1 hour ago

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 · about 1 hour ago

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 5 · about 1 hour ago

I Just started Keto 3 days ago and the order two days I stayed under 20carbs but the third I decided I would just stay under 30..I have been drinking tons of water, but have headache and feel so so tired..does it ever stop or will I feel like this... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · November 22, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Salt (preferably whole salts like Himalayan or Celtic Sea Salt) will help immensely. Going VLC causes rapid mineral wasting. Make sure you are getting 1-2 teaspoons per day until you feel better, and then you can lower it if you like. You can... (more)

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by 152 · about 1 hour ago

Here we go. Coffee, whole full fat milk, heavy cream, cheddar cheese, butter, lard, eggs, fatty cuts of pork,,red wine, hot sauce, beer, some nuts, fish oil and some onions with my omelettes. I don't measure anything I eat till I'm full and I... (more)

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Karen 0 · August 11, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Where's the beef? And other good foods? Doesn't actally look like what Grok ate.

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by 21 · about 1 hour ago

hello i wanna lose 20-25 pounds ..my height is 5"2 weight is 141 lbs..i m just tired of dieting and losing weight but its not happening...i wanna start the ketosis diet...as i m a pure vegetartarian i dont eat even eggs..but i dont like carbs... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 23, 2012 at 8:59 PM

I would not attempt to do a ketogenic vegetarian diet. First, soy can lead to hormonal problems in both men and women, almonds are terribly high in Omega-6, and chickpeas aren't really healthy either. What you listed is a starvation diet. You... (more)

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by 4347 · about 1 hour ago

Edit: some background on what I eat--I generally eat moderate carb, zero grain, a little butter, weekly WAPF beans (budget reasons), and all pastured meats. Plenty of veg, some fruit. Last week I got glutened by something--contaminated spices?... (more)

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Lindy_1 0 · July 21, 2012 at 4:51 AM

I have the autoimmune disorder ankylosing spondylitis (with digestive complications and spinal arthritis). One thing that has helped me in the past is to eat straight meat for a day or so to calm my symptoms. It's the easiest thing to digest. ... (more)

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by 10 · about 1 hour ago

Hello, I am in urgent need of information. Someone I know is trying to supplement their chemotherapy with a ketogenic diet in order to starve the tumor of glucose during treatment. The doctors have hooked up a saline solution that is 5%... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · July 04, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Actually, this is a legit solution for administering chemo. Cancer cells have 10X the number of insulin receptors, therefore they uptake 10X the poison (chemo), targeting the cancer cells more effecively. That is probably the only time I can... (more)

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

I'm trying to become keto-adapted because I read it can be therapeutic for depression and of course to lose excess body fat. I've eaten strict paleo for about 3 weeks, low carb about 2 of those weeks, and for the past 4 days I've been purposefully... (more)

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Tyler_F 0 · March 11, 2012 at 3:13 AM

A few things before I get to your question. First: you're not trying to be constantly ketogenic; you're trying to get through the carb flu. After that, feel free to introduce more carbs from sources such as fruit and tubers. Second: diet should... (more)

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by 2729 · about 2 hours ago

27-year-old paleo crossfitter, just found out I have cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN III), which basically means I have pre-cervical cancer. This came as a shock to me because I thought I was living a pretty anti-cancer life, avoiding... (more)

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Thumper 0 · March 05, 2012 at 1:52 AM

Hi Lizzish, Sorry to hear this, I just went through the exact same thing this past year. It's scary, and the treatments are fairly invasive. I would go and get the cone biopsy, there's a good likelihood that you will then need to go for a LEEP... (more)

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by 90 · about 2 hours ago

Hi everyone. I'm new to PaleoHacks as I user but I've been reading a lot of your posts over the past several months. Thank you for all of your research and anecdotes which coupled with some Google Scholar hunting guided me in eventually adopting... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · January 24, 2012 at 6:18 PM

I want to answer this question, but my brain is like, all cloudy. Must be the eggs, coconut oil, almonds and chocolate I had for lunch. Seriously, 75% of calories as fat (what kind we don't know) is a very low carb/ketogenic type of diet. Ever... (more)

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by 715 · about 2 hours ago

Just started visiting and saw an old thread about the diet and migraines. Wondering how some people have done with low carb diets and their migraines. I'm currently on Topamax and not doing well even at 100mg. Leg cramps and paresthesia have seem... (more)

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Primal_tigger 0 · January 09, 2012 at 8:37 PM

I used to be a regular migraine sufferer. Going primal has made a huge difference for me. I have gone from several a week to having less than 5 since April. It really has made a massive difference! The difference to Atkins is to eat cleanly. The... (more)

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