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Initial Ketosis Low Carb Diet What To Expect
Do diets which put you into ketosis work better than lower calorie? Would you see better results on low carb diets?
Ketosis describes a state of increased ketone bodies in the blood stream. Ketone bodies are generated from the breakdown of lipids (fat) when there are low levels of blood sugar or cells are not able to absorb the blood sugar present, as in diabetic ketoacidosis. Some diets which limit carbohydrates cause low blood sugar and may also result in ketosis. Ketone bodies disrupt the acidity of blood and when dangerously elevated can overwhelm the buffering ability of the body and ...Read more
Is teff ok for someone on low carb diet.what else should I avoid beside white flour product and potatoes.
I'm all ready on low carb diet, what else can I do to reduce my blood sugar levels ? Is that possible ?
Blood sugar: Not only is it possible - it is essential. Two options: 1: Make an appointment to see a dietitian. 2: Go online to "NuVal" and learn more about good eating habits. You may be surprised but happy. ...Read more
Are triglycerides of 224 a major concern? Have been dieting, lost 30 lbs, am on low carb diet. What should I change?
No, however...: Congratulations on your diet and weight loss! That mild elevation of triglycerides is still a sign of excess weight, too many carbs, insulin resistance and/or is genetic, but isn't particularly hazardous in and of itself. Keep doing what you're doing and it will continue to lower. To reduce further exercise, take chromium picolinate or polynicotinate 200 mcg/day and esp. pantethine 600-900 mg/day. ...Read more
To many variables!: It depends if you exercise a bit. You can be more liberal with carbs. Obviously if calories don't come from carbs, they come from protein and fat. Most people on a low carb diet consume 100-120g per day of proteinm 40-60g of carbs (after induction). Aside from fats in meat and dairy, go with nuts, monosaturated oils (olive, peanut, canola). Vegetables are low caloric density, so eat plenty! ...Read more
Carb limitations: The average american eats >250-300grams of carbs/day. To lose weight on average most people should shoot for <100grams a day. To maintain current weight most people should shoot for 100-150 grams/day. To lose weight quickly many people choose ketosis which often requires limiting carbs to <30-50 grams/day ...Read more
Just made another pregnancytest and it is positive. Can i continue with low carb diet or would it harm the baby?
Depends: If you're on an extremely low carb diet, meaning less than 50g of carbs a day, then your body after a certain amount of time can go into a ketotic state. (ketosis). Acidic environment of blood. In order for your body to compensate it may cause you to have increased respiratory rate (blow off co2) or urinate in order to cause an alkaline state in your blood. (contraction alkalosis). ...Read more
Know what you eat: Study your food, read about calorie content and protein/carb/fat content. Over time you will know your likes and will learn about balance in what you are used to. You are much more likely to be successful at eating what you choose, informed therein. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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