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Ketogenic Diet Faq

With all the new people finding, switching, and transitioning into a low carb diet, I figured it was about time I put together an FAQ on all the common questions that are asked when someone is starting out. I don’t go too in depth in the answers, but I tried to give a direct answer and then link to a more in depth article on the topic to help you fully understand it. If you have any other questions you’d like to be added, changed, or are unsure about – please feel free to leave a comment below so I can fully explain, or make changes to the answers on this page. Best wishes, and to all the new people out there – good luck and happy dieting! Frequently Asked Questions Click any of the questions below and it will take you to the answer. How Long Does It Take To Get Into Ketosis? A ketogenic diet is not a diet that you can whimfully choose to go on and off of at any point. It takes time for your body to adjust and go into a state known as ketosis. This process? Anywhere from 2 – 7 days, depending on your body type, activity levels, and what you’re eating. The fastest way to get into ketosis is to exercise on an empty stomach, restrict your carbohydrate intake to 20g or less Continue reading >>

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    Ketosis

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    When does protein sparing occur during ketosis?




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    Ketosis refers to the body’s adaptation to breaking down fatty acids to provide energy when caloric intake from carbohydrates is severely limited. Protein sparing is not part of this-quite the opposite! Very low calorie, low carb diets cause muscle breakdown. To try to limit this loss of muscle, we try to provide all energy in the form of lean protein. It works to some extent but not completely.

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