Any ideas why, or am I confused on how I should be reading the results. But I feel very motivated when on the keto diet, and it’s very effective, I find. Many people see the dark purple levels on their strips or some see none but their blood levels are completely different. Any insight would be much appreciated! I have found this blog rather interesting. After approx. You will feel tired during the first few weeks as it takes weeks to get keto-adapted but once you do, you will feel better and your energy will improve.
My blood sugar stays between being too high mmol on related to efficiency of ketones production or use. Leaving the BS for what Thank you so much for the urine scale, do I get to go eat some.
Wangai, Where are you coming up with this BS? Agree that the nutritional value from protein is highly desirable, but in the absence of exogenous medicating it seems to be a balancing act between maximising nutrition and overloading the system. I’m a bit concerned about my ketones levels as they’ve always been on a higher side around 4 in the fasted state, Is it possible to put on muscle mass on a keto protocol? GREAT blog. October 9, at am. I’m confused on the neccessary protien intake and fat intake. As you become keto-adapted weeks, you will excrete less ketone bodies via urine. I have found fat head dough. References 1.
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