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by 0 · July 13, 2014 at 12:29 AM

Hello, for over a week I have not entered Ketosis, any ideas why not? I thought if I only ate meat, I should enter Ketosis but only a few times just "trace". I have only lost 2 lbs as well. I weigh 250lb. I chose to only eat meats for the... (more)

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ahart94 0 · July 13, 2014 at 12:25 AM

You're probably eating too much protein. Stay away from lean protein sources like tuna and egg whites. Go for fattier options. Excess protein can be converted into glucose. It's also bad for your kidneys.And vary your diet a little bit. Try adding... (more)

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by 15 · April 11, 2014 8:54 PM

I'm trying to achieve Ketosis while following my Paleo diet (which I adopted because of celiac's disease and lactose intolerance). I model for a living and I'm trying to burn fat. As I can't eat even raw or unfermented dairy, I've been trying... (more)

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grabaka 0 · April 11, 2014 1:04 AM

I am on a keto/paleo diet. Here are some suggestions: 1. monitor your protein intake. many on the keto diet think they just need to keep the carbs down and they can eat everything else ad libitum. The problem is excess protein will turn into... (more)

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by 15 · February 16, 2014 2:04 AM

I've eaten Paleo for about a year and a half now, and I'm trying for the first time to enter ketosis. I'm a 5'6 woman, about 130 lbs (estimated since I don't own a scale). I've heard that you need to keep your carbs below 25g a day, but I've... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · February 11, 2014 at 10:26 PM

By my calculations. Calories from carbs: 18*4 = 72 Calories from protein: 74*4 = 296 Calories from fat: 123*9 = 1107 Total = 1475 Percent of Calories from Fat: 75.1% Given that ketogenic diets are typically 3:1 calories of fat... (more)

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by 0 · January 10, 2014 8:44 PM

I'm looking to work with a nutrition coach who can help me with a ketogenic diet. I've been following all the recommendations (low carb, moderate protein, high fat, measuring with blood ketone levels), but can't seem to reach optimal... (more)

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guerneca 0 · January 10, 2014 8:43 PM

I'm trying to get to under 10% body fat while preserving (or increasing) muscle mass.

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by 0 · November 10, 2013 3:56 AM

Hello all! I have finally reached the end of my rope with my body and my ketone meter. I'm about to chuck it out the window. So I've been on a ketogenic diet for about 20 days now. My ketone readings have been all over the place, ranging... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · November 10, 2013 3:39 AM

I found some excerpts from Volek's and Phinney's book "The Art and Science of Low-Carbohydrate Living" that seem relevant. From Chapter 1: "This 10-fold range of serum ketones, from 0.5 to 5 mM, is your body's normal physiological response... (more)

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by 1883 · May 24, 2012 at 11:23 AM

I just started eating paleo strictly about 2 weeks ago. I eat lotsa meat, lots n lotsa veggies (no white taters), and fruits sparingly. How do I know if I am in ketosis with out buying the testing strips? How long should I be in ketosis? Can... (more)

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borofergie 0 · May 24, 2012 at 11:23 AM

You might be able to tell that you are in ketosis by the smell of your breath, the smell of your sweat and the smell of your piss, none of which are that pleasant in deep ketosis. Honestly though, it's easier just to shell out $15 on some... (more)