What Are Side Effects Of Ketosis

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First Week: Top 3 Keto Conundrums

The low carb lifestyle is known to sculpt some serious fat off your body. Many followers of the keto diet experience rapid weight loss, low hunger levels, and good energy levels. Since you cut out most of the high sugar foods, controlling your calories becomes a breeze. Sounds like an easy plan to success, right? Those who joined the ketogenic army can attest that the early weight loss comes with a toll. The first week of low carb living can be daunting, both mentally and physically. As your brain and body are adapting to a life without glucose, you may become outright miserable. Don’t go shoving cake down your neck just yet – the misery passes. To have an idea what you’ll go through, check out these common side effects that most go through when switching to a keto diet. Usually they only last for the first few days to a week, but preparing yourself for what might come will always help. Mental and Physical Fogginess The first major sign – coming 2 or 3 days into your ketogenic transition – will be the fogginess. You’re brain likes to take it easy and it if had a choice, would run on only glucose. As your body is switching from glucose to ketones as its main source of en Continue reading >>

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  1. Im_In_College

    I was thinking of incorporating a 36 hour carb-up/low fat period every week. First carb meal would be friday night, eat carbs and low fat throughout saturday, back on Keto for sunday brunch, then excersize sunday afternoon, and hopefully I'll be back in Keto mid-day monday. Any thoughts? Has anyone done this?
    EDIT: Right now I'm primarily weight loss, with light weight training 2-3 times/week

  2. nothingtoseehere28

    if your goal is to lose fat, carb ups are unnecisary and counter productive.

  3. ElmStreetsLoverBoy

    What this guy said.
    If you've still got significant weight to lose, this may not be the route you want to go. I'd only consider this if you start training more than 3 times a week or your training is more intense than "light weight" training.

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