How Long Does It Take To Get Into Ketosis On A Water Fast?

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When talking about a Grain Brain lifestyle, and the very similar ketogenic diet, it’s frequently mentioned that we are aiming to keep our bodies in ketosis. However, if you’re new to my work, it may be that you’re not exactly sure what ketosis is, or why we should be worrying about getting our body into this state. Allow me to explain. Ketones are a special type of fat that can stimulate the pathways that enhance the growth of new neural networks in the brain. A ketogenic diet is one that is high in fats, and this diet has been a tool of researchers for years, used notably in a 2005 study on Parkinson’s patients finding an improvement in symptoms after just 28 days. The improvements were on par with those made possible via medication and brain surgery. Other research has shown the ketogenic diet to be remarkably effective in treating some forms of epilepsy, and even brain tumors. Ketones do more than just that though. They increase glutathione, a powerful, brain-protective antioxidant. Ketones facilitate the production of mitochondria, one of the most important actors in the coordinated production that is the human body. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Our bodies Continue reading >>

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  1. ifguy12

    Does it take 3 days for a person to get into ketosis in a water fast?

  2. noodletoy

    depends on the person, but 3 days generally should do it.
    why do you want to water fast for that long?

  3. gdot

    Originally posted by noodletoy
    depends on the person, but 3 days generally should do it.
    why do you want to water fast for that long? For realz. Sounds miserable to me.
    Especially if one is not already accustomed to running on stored fat. Which I presume the OP isn't.

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