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How To Get Into ‘ketosis’ And Why You Should Care

You've probably arrived at this article because you typed something about weight loss into Google. I'm not an advocate of “lose weight quick” schemes. Weight loss takes discipline and effort. But if you are looking for a way to shave off those pounds you might want to consider a ketosis based or ketogenic diet. But like any weight loss program, it should be followed correctly and after you've done some research. What is ketosis? We've all heard of low carb diets and how they work. In theory, this type of diet burns off fat for energy rather than carbohydrates. Instead of expending glucose for energy (glucose is derived from carbs and stored in the liver or muscles as glycogen), the body will break down fat stores. Creating ketones (a type of acid), which are a source of fuel, just like glucose is. Ketones get eliminated in urine, so if you measure your ketone levels through urine analysis (i.e., strips from a pharmacy) and they are high, you know you're in ketosis, this means that your body is breaking down fat and converting it into energy. And so the weight loss begins. The Ketogenic Diet: What is it? When your body adapts to this kind of diet, you will be less hungry too, wh Continue reading >>

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  1. shfO

    Hello! I'm about to start keto. I read all about "induction", "keto flu" etc... So, what's the fastest way to get into ketosis? "Fat fasting"? Very low protein? Strictly no carbs? Lots of coffee (or no at all - there are different opinions)?
    I'm about 6'2" and 240lbs. Last time I remember being slim was at like 170-180lbs.

  2. WillowWagner

    Start by reading the FAQ.

  3. ketowow

    There's nothing you can do to speed it up. Just eat 20g net carbs or less and within a day you'll be in ketosis.

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