What Blood Tests Should You Get When Starting A Ketogenic Diet?
I have gotten this question asked to me many times over in the Ketogenic Training room and I have resisted posting this for a few reasons. The most important reason is that I truly believe that most of us do not need any tests to safely start this way of eating. You are going to start giving your body what it needs to thrive and I don’t want anyone hesitating to start eating a healthy diet because they are waiting on a blood test. However, it is pretty cool to see how this way of eating looks on an objective test result page. I still remember the time I got a test back and every single number was in range for the first time in my life. My Metabolic syndrome had disappeared, my A1C was down, and my blood lipids were all in the right place. It was such a huge confirmation that I was on the right track. 3 years later and 200 lbs lighter, I know I’ve found the way that works. In order to organize these tests into a way that will be most helpful for everyone, I am going to list this in multiple sections with the most important tests that you should really consider doing at the top and the less important ones at the bottom. Almost all of these tests can be ordered without a doctor’ Continue reading >>