After Been On A Keto Diet For A Month And 2 Weeks, I Took Coffee With Milk And Sugar Yesterday And Experienced A Stomach Ache, Why? How Do I Start Incorporating My Regular Meals Into A Keto Diet As I Want To Stop Keto?
The key is to slowly re-introduce carbs back into your diet. Two reasons: By avoiding carbs for a long period of time you may lack the digestive enzymes to break down carbs for a period of time. Thus you may experience gastrointestinal distress. If you reintroduce carbs too quickly, you may be susceptible to putting on body fat. Somewhat related to reason one, your body is not used to using carbohydrates for energy due to being in ketosis for a long period of time. This is a bit of an arbitrary number, but I would start at 50g per day and assess it from there. If you feel okay, try increasing it 15–20g per week until you reach your old maintenance level. Hello.. First of all.. what is ketosis? Or what does ketosis aim at? It's a conversion of body's dependency on glucose for energy to ketones.. now when producing glucose through its natural source ie Carbs.. carbs break down to form glucose under the action of insulin.. now incase of Ketosis.. spiking up of insulin is out of question as you no more need glucose for energy but ketones! Now.. why did you feel stomach ache? WeLL here's why.. over 2 months of restriction on glucose production and all of a sudden the Sugar that you ha Continue reading >>