How Do You Speed Up Ketosis?

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How Do I Speed Up Ketosis?

Source Putting your body in a state of ketosis is useful in some cases, especially if you suffer from seizure disorders or epilepsy, says the University of Maryland Medical Center. Ketosis can also lead to weight and fat loss and occurs when ketone bodies (made from fat instead of glucose from carbohydrates) are your body's primary fuel source. Regardless of the reason you want to speed up ketosis, following a few simple tips will point you in the right direction. 1. Eat Primarily Fat Eat 1 to 4 grams of fat for every 1 gram of carbs plus protein as part of a ketogenic diet, suggests the Epilepsy Foundation. Keep in mind strict ketogenic diets should be medically supervised when you first begin the diet and be monitored periodically. These diets generally consist of 4:1 or 3:1 (fat to carbs/protein) ratios. Less restrictive medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) diets typically have 1:1 fat to carb/protein ratios. So, your meals will mainly consist of dietary fat: Choose coconut, palm kernel, olive, canola, and other plant-based oils. Other fats that can help fuel your body when following ketogenic diets include butter, mayonnaise, and heavy whipping cream. Sidney Kimmel Medical College p Continue reading >>

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  1. Sophia0620

    Hey Im a newbie!! So Im getting ready for a figure competition in June. I decided to do the keto diet because I want to come in really lean and plus it was my first time bulking up and I know i did it wrong.. Well i learned my lesson. Ive been on keto for a week now. At first i gained 5lbs but now ive dropped it. I read people are able to lose 20lbs withing the first two weeks. I wanted to know how i could do that. Im 5'1" 135lbs female.. Hehe.. I think i did my macros right so im at 92g fat, 120g protein, 17g carbs.. This week ive been having 3 whole boiled eggs for breakfast, 1 can meditteranean sardines 1/2c lettuce with 2tbsp cesar dressing for my mid morning snack. Lunch time is ground beef and cheese 1/2c broccoli. Mid afternoon snack is 1oz almonds or 1/2oz. Pork rinds. Dinner is usually a repeat of breakfaat or lunch. Before bed snack is 2tbsp pb and 2tbsp sugarfree jello pudding. I dont even know if Im allowed the jello but some forums said yes some said no. Im in hawaii and not a lot of people know about keto and how to use it for pre comp prep. Should i just eat ground beef, boiled eggs, and cheese for 2 weeks? Im not even thinking about carb ups because im actually ok with this diet.. Dude!! I get to have pork rinds and cheese what more can i ask for!!?? Lol.. But any help would be super awesome!! Im using diablo 5 as a thermogenic, glutamine, multi vitamin, and scivation xtend for bcaas.. (btw)

  2. EasyRhino

    You're 135lbs, if you lost 20lbs in a week, you'd need to lose a limb in a farm machinery accident.
    I know virtually nothing about contest prep, but you're talking around 8-9 weeks away? I don't know if that's enough time.

    On the diet, how many calories does that add up to? (yes, I'm that lazy on doing the math). It seems lik e kind of a lot for a small person on a serious cut. However, it's only been a week, and it looks like your water weight is fluctuating substantially, so it may be hard to tell the diet's effectiveness.

  3. The_Mighty_Stu

    1-What is your BMR and how is your daily intake compared to it?
    2-If someone is actually losing that much 'weight' the first week, it's because the human body stores water in the presence of carbs in an almost 4:1 ration, so obviously by eliminating most carbs, you will drop 'weight' (Water weight)

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