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Keto Diet Quick Start Guide

This post is a super-condensed quick start guide for the keto diet. I believe wholeheartedly that following a keto diet is the fastest and most-effective way to lose weight and balance blood sugar without feeling hungry or deprived. Calculate your macros. When starting the keto diet, you want to make sure that you hit your fat and protein goals while you keep carbohydrates low. To do so, I recommend that you enter your stats into the Keto Calculator by Ankerl or by Craig at ruled.me. This will give you completely customized numbers of macro goals to hit each day. The Keto diet is a low-carb, high-fat and moderate-protein diet. As a percentage, this comes out: 75% fat, 20% protein and 5% carbohydrates. Keeping your macros in line will maximize fat loss and spare muscle, making you a lean, fat-burning machine! To simplify this process, keep your carbohydrates at 20 grams or less. Choose the correct foods. When following a keto diet, you want to keep your carbohydrates as low as possible. For this, the best foods for the keto diet are: Fatty cuts of meat Eggs Full-fat, low-lactose dairy Saturated and Mono-unsaturated fats Nuts and seeds Low-starch vegetables that grow above ground Low Continue reading >>

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  1. hskrmom

    Nathan's home tonight with a 102 temperature, a raging sinus infection, and is averaging between 400 and 500. Ugh! I am trying to stay on top of this poor kid's highs because I know it just makes him feel worse.
    I had him check ketones, and it was negative. I was very surprised. I then thought to check the bottle. Says it expired June, 2006. I must have given my new bottle of Ketostix to the school nurse by mistake. Do you really think they expire?
    Melody

  2. Extraordinary Machine

    Absolutely. I think that a year expired probably means they're not good.
    Sorry. :( Hope you find some soon.

  3. hskrmom

    Well, allrighty then. I guess off to Walgreens I go (again). Thank you for the quick reply!
    Melody

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