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Sticky Thread Sticky: A Guide to Ketosis

I first heard about keto from this board 3 or 4 years ago, so this is where it all started for me. I've had fantastic results on keto, and I really believe in the validity of this diet - not only in terms of fat-loss, but also in terms of health-gain. There is a lot of understandable skepticism and...

shadowwalker021‎, 03-12-2011 11:10 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: New to Keto? - Look Here First *Frequently Asked Questions*

One of the most frequently asked questions is regarding ketostix. Many people ask if they are still in ketosis if the stick is only showing trace amounts of ketones. My response to this question would be that you are either in ketosis or you are not. If you are only showing trace amounts that could...

redheadlaw7‎, 11-11-2009 06:43 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Keto Forum: The Best Of Threads..

Super Keto Link and Nutritional Info Resources Step By Step Keto Diet Plan! Supplement To The Step By Step Keto Diet Keto Diet Samples All You Need To Know About Fats and Oils PWO Nutrition.......so many choices........not really. Some Sciency Stuff! I would like to know more about Keto......

boyscouT‎, 08-14-2007 03:42 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Keto Diet Questions

please try and post all of your keto questions in this thread, there are just so many now. To start I have 2 of my own. Is it a good idea to take in lower than 50g carbs a day the first 3 days or so to get into ketosis more quickly? Second I have heard you say fitnessman that if you take in...

Manteca‎, 02-25-2002 09:57 AM
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Oatmeal on a low carb diet?

Can I eat Oatmeal on a low carb diet? It says that 100g of coocked oats have about 30 g of carbs and I think thats good for breakfast for some energy but the thing is I dont like the taste.. I was wondering if theres anyway that I can sweeten it without adding sugar or maybe you guys can tell me a...

Filip18‎, 12-04-2016 03:11 AM
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Question Gaining Weight on Ketogenic Diet? (Macros)

Height: 5' 11" Age: 20 Weight: ~140 BF%: Unsure I'm planning on starting a Ketogenic diet tomorrow, I've done my research and know the basics of it, I know that I can gain weight faster on other diets, but I've my reasons for doing this. Will be consuming around 3,200-3,400 calories. I...

KetoNew‎, 11-06-2016 10:03 AM
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How much sleep do you get on keto?

Before starting keto, I slept around 8-9 hours a night. I've been doing a keto diet for about 2 months now, with the following results: --way more energy throughout the day --having to eat less --improved physical stamina --better mental clarity --only need about 5-6 hours of sleep per...

RunAndPunch‎, 11-23-2013 02:50 PM
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Feeling sleepy after eating, too much protein?

I have been on keto for about two weeks now and I have noticed that I feel sleepy after eating, similarly to when eating lots of carbs in a meal but not as profound. The meal usually consists of ~80g protein, ~90g fat, ~15g carbs. Is this normal? Im currently 185 lbs with ~25% bf and on average...

thisismygrammar‎, 11-19-2016 05:56 PM
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Talking joint pain

Hey guys, I'm just in the starting phases of my Keto diet but i wanted to share something with you. Today for the first time in as long as i can remember, i woke up with zero joint and arthritis pain. it didn't even hit me till i was brushing my teeth this morning and then i was blown away. my...

IlBLisSlI‎, 12-02-2016 09:04 AM
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Do you like Confusion, Blurry vision, exhaustion, shortness of breath, short memory,

Do you like Confusion, Blurry vision, exhaustion, shortness of breath, short memory, sluggishness, bad breath, and smelly body oder? Then KETO IS FOR YOU! I'm no body building expert. I just realized I've tortured myself enough with this diet to know it does not work. Maybe I was doing it...

darkw00ds‎, 08-10-2011 09:55 PM
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Post Are these foods ok to eat while on keto?

I find myself eating these and I want to know if there OK, eat moderately or avoid: 1. Peanut butter 2. Corn tortillas 3. Pistachios 4. Cheeses, eg., sharp cheddar, American, provolone etc.. 5. Tamales (Mexican food) made of corn dough and meat. 6. Diet gingerale. Has zero carbs with...

numbhazard‎, 11-27-2016 01:06 AM
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Low Libido on Keto diet being vegetarian

Hello Guys, I am a 32 yr man on keto diet since October 15 maintaining less than 25gms carbs and with fats and proteins tracked properly every day thru fitness pal. Also recently I started having additional supplements Like ZMA,Vitamin D(6000IU) Initially for first few weeks My energy level was...

Ketoveg‎, 11-29-2016 04:59 PM
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3 Month Blood Work

Some of you might remember that I was the guy with Triglycerides over 3,000 mg/dl 3 months ago and total cholesterol of 590 mg/dl. You can read my original post here http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=172471603&pagenumber= Results after 3 months of Keto: Trigs from 3,083 to 168...

biggin66‎, 11-28-2016 12:29 PM
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How much water loss can I expect during week 1?

Just startetd Keto. I am on my 3rd day and things are going well. Except for some sweating and lethargy here and there. I am 255 lbs and 30% BF, 5'10 My macros are 2400 kcal 180g fat 160g protein 25g fat I am drinking a lot of water, peeing a lot, and eating salty foods, and supplementing...

itsjoseyvenom‎, 11-28-2016 02:24 AM
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I feel....incredible?

Hey folks, I started a keto diet about 7 months ago. Not because I wanted to lose weight, but because carbs were messing me up, and I'll tell you why. I've suffered from chronic tiredness and and nasal congestion for as long as I can remember. Somedays I'd wake up with facial swelling and...

Kvothe8‎, 11-27-2016 09:44 AM
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MCT+Protien+Creatine PWO

Do you think MCT+whey+Creatine After short workout will be good idea? What about heavy workout? Thanks in advance

arabhw‎, 11-26-2016 12:08 PM
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Smile How to stay strong during Keto flu/Induction?

About to start my Keto journey soon and would just love to get some tips from regular and avid Ketoers here on how to stay mentally strong and tough during this adaptation process that many say will want to make us quit thanks!

itsjoseyvenom‎, 11-19-2016 05:21 AM
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Ckd & thd

Hi I have been using the Keto diet for a while now and I am now into a new goal of building muscle. I have looked into carb cycling via CKD or TKD, however does one need to be in ketosis prior to introducing carbs? Last week I got into Ketosis however Sunday evening I had some carbs as a...

interlekt‎, 11-21-2016 02:50 PM
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Checking blood ketones and refeeds

I just received a blood ketone meter and I am wondering when would be the best time to check my blood ketones to ensure ketosis? At the moment I am current eating around ~25g net carbs. Once you've gone very low carbs for a couple weeks and are presumably in ketosis what happened when you have a...

thisismygrammar‎, 11-23-2016 06:15 PM
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Pre and Post Workout powders (sugars and carbs)

Dear Keto Friends, I have been doing the diet successfully for a month now. Woo hooooooo! Ok with that excitement now out of my system, I must get to the meat of why I am posting here. I have been exercising regularly at the gym. I get alot of the typical nonsense from the non keto folks...

ThatKetoGuy‎, 11-23-2016 02:04 AM
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How much protein will kick you out of ketosis?

Ketogenic diets call for 20% of calories for protein. I am 255 lbs and looking to start keto soon. Does that equate to about 120 grams of protein? Also, considering that I will be lifting weights for the majority of the week, isn't 20% protein too little? Thanks!

itsjoseyvenom‎, 11-17-2016 01:52 AM
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Atkins chocolate bars on keto diet?

I had been craving for something sweet and found out about the Atkins chocolate bars,very yummy,they have 17g of carbs and contain alcohol sugars,anybody sees any issue with it,if I eat half a bar everyday and still maintain <30g of carbs.Is there anything hidden in these bars that will knock me...

turningthecorne‎, 11-25-2012 05:18 PM
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Exclamation Potential word of warning..?

For starters, let me give you my stats here: Female, 19, 120lbs currently, 5ft 1, premed/runner, no pre-existing autoimmune or hormonal conditions Past diet history: gone from carby vegan of 3 years to zero carb keto overnight (been at it for 3-4 months) After starting zero carb I started...

petcrazy18‎, 11-18-2016 05:55 AM
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Angry Keto Help... I'm not losing weight.

I've done a low fat diet for some time and had great success with it. Losing about 3lbs a week when eating about 1200 calories. That was with little to no exercise (like maybe walking for 2 miles 2x a week). I total lost 25lbs and was down to 130lbs. Then I stopped dieting and got married and put...

melissamay53‎, 10-26-2016 10:56 PM
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Calorie deficit

Hello, i started keto about 3-4 weeks ago. My stats are 5'9 170 workout 6 times a week, 3 days of hit cardio (insanity) and i do a 3 day split for lifts. Currently seeing a good amount of beginner muscle gain which is nice and seeing fat loss, but the scale doesn't seem to be moving weight wise i...

vjunior60‎, 11-18-2016 06:48 AM
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Exersizing on Keto

I've been on Keto since about mid September. I got through the Keto flu and now I'm fine and loving it! I've always had quite low blood pressure which isn't a huge problem but even eating carbs it meant I could get that dizzy/fainting feeling when standing up too quickly etc. It would also happen...

ruberuberube‎, 11-15-2016 07:09 PM
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powerlifter new to keto

Hi guys started keto a week ago mostly because i want to go down to the 90kg class, for health and because i have read a lot about the effects of a high fat diet on testosterone. Recently i made some tests and my blood sugar in a fasted state was pretty high also i have high body fat (25%). And...

PayableOnDeath‎, 11-11-2016 05:28 AM
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Does it burn more body fat than high carb

I know that it doesn't burn more calories and the number on the scale will be the same as any cut But will Keto (0-20g carbs) help you to burn more body fat. As in Bob and Kevin have the same body comp and lose 40lbs. Bob did Keto will his weight loss be more noticeable?

RoseyTheGreat‎, 10-23-2016 04:44 PM
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Unhappy Issues getting into ketosis

Looking for some help. I have been following the keto diet now for two months and I have been checking my blood ketone measure two to three mornings a week before I consume anything. Max reading I am getting is 0.6 but mostly it is 0.4 For the first couple weeks my macros were 5% carb 65% fat...

zennode‎, 11-16-2016 03:42 AM
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