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How To Easily Track Your Glucose Ketone Index (gki) On Your Ketogenic Diet

Tracking ketone levels is a large part of success on the ketogenic diet. It helps you know how far you are into ketosis and where we might need to make changes. But did you know that there’s an even better way to step it up a notch? The glucose ketone index is a simple calculation that allows you to find out how ketosis works best for you individually. Without it, you could be in full, high-level ketosis yet still not getting the full benefits. In this post, we’ll be looking at how to easily track your glucose ketone index for different aspects of health along with your ketogenic diet. Basics of the Glucose Ketone Index Here’s what you need to know about the glucose ketone index (GKI): Researchers have used the index in studies on the ketogenic diet, fasting, and more. Additionally, it has been used for tracking changes and progress regarding weight loss, athletic performance, management of metabolic diseases like type 2 diabetes, and even cancer treatment. Now that we’ve covered the basics of what the GKI does, let’s talk about how you can use tracking it to your advantage. Tracking Your Glucose Ketone Index What’s so special about the glucose ketone index is that it l Continue reading >>

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  1. lpret

    Daily carb intake = 28 g of which 24 g is fibre.
    I do weight training to build muscle mass, but have cut out carbs to get my body to burn fat. However, I am not losing weight. Could it be that my carb intake is too low? I am in ketosis and was under the impression that this means that my body is burning fat for fuel.
    I also understood that your body will not target muscle as a fuel source when you are eating enough fat in a day?

  2. lpret

    Originally Posted by lpret
    Daily carb intake = 28 g of which 24 g is fibre.
    I do weight training to build muscle mass, but have cut out carbs to get my body to burn fat. However, I am not losing weight. Could it be that my carb intake is too low? I am in ketosis and was under the impression that this means that my body is burning fat for fuel.
    I also understood that your body will not target muscle as a fuel source when you are eating enough fat in a day?

    Oh yes, my calorie intake is about 1200 cal per day...

  3. MuZI

    Originally Posted by lpret
    Daily carb intake = 28 g of which 24 g is fibre.
    I do weight training to build muscle mass, but have cut out carbs to get my body to burn fat. However, I am not losing weight. Could it be that my carb intake is too low? I am in ketosis and was under the impression that this means that my body is burning fat for fuel.
    I also understood that your body will not target muscle as a fuel source when you are eating enough fat in a day?

    Give us more information about your diet? What are your calories and macro break down? What do you eat?

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