Can Too Much Protein Stop Ketosis?

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13 Common Keto Mistakes

Adjusting to the Ketogenic diet and lifestyle is a process, and, like any other process, there are some learning curves and speed bumps. These curves and bumps can lead to frustration and disappointment, but they don’t have to. I’ve put together a list of what I see as the most common keto mistakes (and what you can do about them). You are obsessing over macros On the surface, this might seem a little contradictory to some of the other items on this list, but hear me out for a second. The mistake isn’t tracking your macros. The mistake is OBSESSING over your macros. The biggest psychological benefit to keto is the freedom it provides. You’re no longer shackled to the hangry, sad existence filled with constant food preoccupation. You’re free to live. So don’t shackle yourself by fretting and obsessing about macros. You aren’t eating macros, you’re eating food. Make sure your food is keto-friendly, and you’re going to be doing just fine. You are obsessing over the scale I’ve written about this before, but it’s important enough to repeat. The number on the scale is the least important metric you can use to gauge your success. This is another pet peeve of mine tha Continue reading >>

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  1. itsjoseyvenom

    How much protein will kick you out of ketosis?

    Ketogenic diets call for 20% of calories for protein.
    I am 255 lbs and looking to start keto soon. Does that equate to about 120 grams of protein? Also, considering that I will be lifting weights for the majority of the week, isn't 20% protein too little?

  2. danfleysher

    Ignore percentages on a keto diet and focus on hard numbers.
    Carbs: 30g NET
    Protein: 1g / lb of Lean Muscle Mass
    Fats: Rest of your calories

  3. kennycroxdale

    Originally Posted by danfleysher
    Ignore percentages on a keto diet and focus on hard numbers.

    Bad Advice
    The only definitive "Hard Number" is carbohydrates. It need to be 50 gram per day or less.
    Protein need to be between 15 to 25%.
    Fats need to be 65% or greater.
    Kenny Croxdale

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