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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

I understand what they do but not sure why a specific level (daily, weekly monthly or whenever) would be needed if the user feels healthy, is losing weight and generally or is following the Paleo constructs. Seems to me that some people like to... (more)

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CD 0 · August 11, 2014 at 3:37 PM

Two reasons:1. Ketoacidosis -- for some people they are very important2. Many of us are geeks -- when I started, one of the things that kept me interested was collecting and analyzing data. I do it for a living, and experimenting on my own body... (more)

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by 90 · about 8 hours ago

Is it true or isn't it true that the color of the strips doesn't matter? I realize the blood test way is the most accurate but holy crap, they are way out of my budget. Should I consider myself in trouble if the sticks read "trace"? If I don't... (more)

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Kevin_Greene 0 · June 17, 2012 at 7:05 PM

It really depends on a lot of factors. How long have you been low carb? Ketosticks measure the ketone that your body is eliminating . . . if you are fat adapted (usually it takes several weeks on a low carb diet to get there) your body will... (more)

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by 105 · about 9 hours ago

I drink a lot of water, and as such my urine is usually clear or light light yellow. Does this high water content of my urine mean that the ketosis strips wont work or arent going to work as well? I am losing weight relatively rapidly, but my... (more)

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turkeytyme 0 · July 23, 2011 at 5:13 AM

The best time to check your urine is first thing in the morning when you wake up. It will be most concentrated then and it's easier to get a positive. If you are drinking a lot of water throughout the day you are diluting your urine, and thus... (more)

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by 1418 · October 23, 2014 at 3:37 AM

How would I buy a blood glucose meter? I'm 18 years old and don't have diabetes. I just want to monitor my glucose levels(thinking about entering ketosis again). Where would I go get one and do I need a prescription? My dad is a diabetic so he got... (more)

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CaveMan_Mike 0 · April 27, 2012 at 3:20 AM

You don't need a prescription. I bought a breeze 2 on amazon, and get the strips from amazon as well (much cheaper than from retail drugstore). A waking blood sugar for a non diabetic might be 88 before eating breakfast. You can also buy the... (more)

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by 4283 · October 21, 2014 at 3:50 AM

http://www.primalspiritfoods.com/products_flavor_details.php I encountered these at the cafeteria at work and thought "Wow, a Paleo/Primal brand." Then I read the ingredients. These guys should change the name of their product. What do you think? (more)

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trjones 0 · May 25, 2012 at 1:16 PM

I like how they feel that they need to go out of their way to rename gluten as "wheat protein".

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