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Which is the best weight loss diet? Ketogenic diet vs low carb diet vs atkins vs paleo? Which one of these meal plans is best to burn fat? FREE 6 Week Challenge: https://gravitychallenges.com/home65d... Fat Loss Calculator: http://bit.ly/2O70G4m Isn't the ketogenic diet and low carb diet essentially the same thing? How about Atkins and paleo aren't all of these diets just a fancy way of saying keep your carbs low. Well it's definitely safe to say that you are limiting your carb intake in all of these diet plans but each plan calls for a slightly different approach to burning fat. Most ketogenic diets require you to keep your carbs under 30 grams a day and the most carbs that I've ever seen on a keto plan was 50 grams a day. Usually this will account for 5% of your total daily intake. Then you would have somewhere between 75 to 80 percent of your calories from fat. And finally 15 to 20 percent of your calories from protein. With ketogenic it's clear that the carbs are very limited at only 5 percent per day and the reason why carbs are so limited is because the ketogenic diet is trying to put you into ketosis. To sum it up simply ketosis is a state in which you're going to burn more

Ketoacidosis During A Low-carbohydrate Diet

To the Editor: It is believed that low-carbohydrate diets work best in reducing weight when producing ketosis.1 We report on a 51-year-old white woman who does not have diabetes but had ketoacidosis while consuming a “no-carbohydrate” diet. There was no family history of diabetes, and she was not currently taking any medications. While adhering to a regimen of carbohydrate restriction, she reached a stable weight of 59.1 kg, a decrease from 72.7 kg. After several months of stable weight, she was admitted to the hospital four times with vomiting but without abdominal pain. On each occasion, she reported no alcohol use. Her body-mass index (the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) was 26.7 before the weight loss and 21.7 afterward. Laboratory evaluation showed anion-gap acidosis, ketonuria, and elevated plasma glucose concentrations on three of the four occasions (Table 1). She had normal concentrations of plasma lactate and glycosylated hemoglobin. Screening for drugs, including ethyl alcohol and ethylene glycol, was negative. Abdominal ultrasonography showed hepatic steatosis. On each occasion, the patient recovered after administration of intraven Continue reading >>

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  1. Drumroll

    Whenever I hit ketosis, my body temperature seems to drop. It has nothing to do with fasting specifically, but just the general state of ketogenesis. I can fast for 24 hours after a reefed and still not be in ketosis and body temp is normal. Or I can eat a high fat meal and enter into ketosis, and bam, body temp drops.
    When I'm in ketosis, I get cold all over. Not, like, unbearably so, but it's definitely noticeable. I've noticed this for a while, and it seems to be a pretty reliable indicator.
    Am I the only one that has noticed this? I wonder if it means anything.

  2. 2ndChance

    I notice it, too. I get goosebumps, I've been wondering if maybe they have something to do with fat cells emptying out fat for energy?

  3. Drumroll

    Originally posted by 2ndChance
    I notice it, too. I get goosebumps, I've been wondering if maybe they have something to do with fat cells emptying out fat for energy? Possibly. I was also thinking that the reduction of fat cells means less "insulation" on your body. But then, I'm pretty skinny, so if that were true, I'd be cold all the time, and it just seems to be when I'm in ketosis.

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Is Keto Healthy? Ketosis Vs Ketoacidosis

Is Keto Healthy? Ketosis vs Ketoacidosis When looking at a ketogenic diet and ketosis, it’s common for some people to confuse the process with a harmful, more extreme version of this state known as diabetic ketoacidosis. But there are a lot of misconceptions out there about ketosis vs ketoacidosis, and it’s time to shed some light on the subject by looking at the (very big) differences between the two. An Overview of Ketosis A ketogenic, or keto, diet is centered around the process of ketosis, so it’s important to understand exactly what ketosis is first before we get into whether or not it’s safe (spoiler: it is): Ketosis is a metabolic state where the body is primarily using fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. Burning carbohydrates (glucose) for energy is the default function of the body, so if glucose is available, the body will use that first. But during ketosis, the body is using ketones instead of glucose. This is an amazing survival adaptation by the body for handling periods of famine or fasting, extreme exercise, or anything else that leaves the body without enough glucose for fuel. Those eating a ketogenic diet purposely limit their carb intake (usually betwe Continue reading >>

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  1. Barry1337

    Facial redness

    Hello,
    What is actually the effect of low-carb (keto) on flushing/facial redness? I'm the kind of guy who flushes very easily, especially after high-carb meals, and I noticed I flush less easily since I started keto. Atm I'm carbing up and my face is as red as a tomato.
    On the other side, my brain is way slower and I'm having a hard time finishing sentences correctly. This made me doubt of quitting keto. I'm also going on a 4-day hike next week and was wondering if this would be doable when on keto, since I already have trouble taking the stairs. To what degree does your body adapt to keto and how long does it take? Cause I've been doing is for about 4 weeks. I mean, does your brain get used to it? Because I'm afraid for my exams in 1 month.

  2. ChicagoChef

    Originally Posted by Barry1337
    Hello,
    What is actually the effect of low-carb (keto) on flushing/facial redness? I'm the kind of guy who flushes very easily, especially after high-carb meals, and I noticed I flush less easily since I started keto. Atm I'm carbing up and my face is as red as a tomato.
    On the other side, my brain is way slower and I'm having a hard time finishing sentences correctly. This made me doubt of quitting keto. I'm also going on a 4-day hike next week and was wondering if this would be doable when on keto, since I already have trouble taking the stairs. To what degree does your body adapt to keto and how long does it take? Cause I've been doing is for about 4 weeks. I mean, does your brain get used to it? Because I'm afraid for my exams in 1 month.

    Maybe you have an allergy to some sort of carb? What are you eating specifically when this occurs? Also, what supps are you taking?
    And yeah your brain gets used to it; should be by now. Perhaps you aren't doing the diet properly. What are your macros? What is a typical day of eating for you? How often are you carbing-up? What does your physical activity look like?

  3. Barry1337

    Today I ate (partially because there was nothing else on this event) an ice-cream and two apples. The flushing came quite fast (it was also pretty hot outside). So now I'm on my carb-up. Ate some sandwiches, bananas, little bit of chocolate. Then some spaghetti with chicken and vegetables (also a liter of milk), and in 1 hour I will eat a plate of oats with brown sugar (yummi). Tomorrow I'm gonna start keto again.
    A typical day of eating for me is :
    - Eggs in the morning (I first made it with bacon, realizes it contained too much salt, then with cheese, realized dairy made me bloated, so stopped that too ...)
    -Some almonds
    -A sausage or 2
    -Evening dinner usually is chicken with mayo and brocolli, or sometimes chicken sausages.
    But next week I'm gonna start eating mostly ground beef (veal, I heard it's better than pork).
    It's the only thing you're certain of it doesn't contain excessive loads of sodium (when bought in a more expensive shop).
    And my brain certainly keeps functioning ok, but it doesn't feel like I can be creative anymore, or be extremely attentive. If you say that this will improve, I will be happy
    And for the flushing, I think this is the main cause :
    http://www.acne-ltd.com/sugarflushing.php3

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People always freak out when I tell them I am doing keto. I even have one friend that refers to my diet as "The Ketoacidosis Diet". I can't get him to understand the difference, but maybe this will help you! Find Me On Twitter: www.twitter.com/HeavyKevi Instagram: www.instagram.com/TheHeavyTruthTV Follow My Macros on MyFitnessPal @The HeavyTruth Facebook Group: Facebook.com/Groups/TheHeavyTruthTV Subscribe to my Essential Oils Channel: https://goo.gl/El053Q Send Questions or Testimonials By Mail: Kevin Gillem P.O.Box 291517 Phelan, CA 92329 My Favorite Low Carb Sweetener - http://amzn.to/2smCmDM I recommend Smackfat Ketone Strips - http://amzn.to/2laB9MG I use the Match DNA Milk Frother - http://amzn.to/2klHt4o I use NOW MCT Oil - http://amzn.to/2kOs48S I'm Kevin and I have used a Ketogenic diet, Intermittent Fasting and Extended Fasting to successfully lose 160 pounds and I am still shrinking. I hope to one day be half the man I was at 400 pounds. During this journey I have learned a lot about weight loss, Metabolic syndrome, Insulin Resistance, LCHF dieting and overall health in general. I am greatly interested in continuing to learn about health related topics and sharing what I

Ketosis Vs. Ketoacidosis (dka): What Is The Difference?

Let’s break it down so that you can understand exactly what ketosis is and how it differs from ketoacidosis. But the states they refer to are nothing alike. In this case, maybe mistakes are understandable. Many people who believe that ketosis is dangerous are mixing it up with another state called "ketoacidosis." The two words do sound very similar. And some people simply make mistakes. Profit motives tend to muddy up the works when it comes to getting clear, factual information about your health. Well, there are a lot of individuals and companies which all have their own goals and motivations. Where do these misperceptions come from? Here’s the thing though … that is all misinformation. You then Googled something like, "low carb dangerous" and found a list of link-bait articles informing you that low-carb is a ketogenic diet, and ketosis is a dangerous metabolic state which can be fatal. And then maybe someone said something to you like, "What are you thinking? Low-carb is a dangerous diet." If you are thinking about starting a low-carb diet, maybe you have mentioned it to some of your family or friends. By the time you finish reading this article, you will understand why lo Continue reading >>

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  1. Stephanie A.

    Help!
    I love PB and will lose steadily in ketosis... but I suffer from terrible insomnia. It takes a long time to fall asleep, I don't sleep soundly and wake up multiple times a night getting only around 4 hours of sleep. This will go on for weeks... until I eat more carbohydrate, kick myself out of ketosis and weight loss stalls.
    How do I continue to lose weight, get the great benefits of PB and sleep? It only takes about 80g - 100g of carbs a day for me to stop losing. Plus, it is hard to get that much from veggies. Adding in more than 1/2 cup of berries a day or adding starch brings the binge monster out. For me the carbs are more of an all or nothing proposition. I feel great at 40-50 net a day from one small fruit serving and the rest from veggies.
    Background: 46, female, BMI just fell below 30 last week (yay!). I have lost 70+ pounds over the last 14 months or so with another 40-50 to go. I am extremely carb sensitive both relative to weight and food reward/binge cycle eating.
    Is anyone else experiencing the same thing? Has anyone figured out the answer? After about 10 days of poor sleep, I get pretty cranky and have trouble focusing at work.
    Thanks much!

  2. quelsen

    magnesium, vitamin d, sodium. check those

  3. namelesswonder

    Have you tried non-fruit options to increase carbs, like the occasional serving of white rice or some starches like sweet potato? Plenty of winter squash options as well, as those are fairly high-carb. Maybe this will not trigger a binge as much, since there's less sugar than fruit.

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