Keto flu

The dreaded Low Carb flu

I've written about the low carb flu before, and if you just landed on my site looking for information I suggest you read that post. It describes the symptoms of the low carb flu and offers some solutions if you're suffering. I've been on a low carb diet now for just over 3 years and [...]

Am I in ketosis? Signs and symptoms

One of the questions people who are new to the LCHF (keto/ketogenic/low carb) diet frequently ask me is: how do I know if I'm in ketosis? Everyone's different and while some may experience all of the symptoms of ketosis, some might only feel a couple of them or none at all. There are basic signs [...]

The Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD)

I wanted to write about the cyclical ketogenic diet, it's a sort of variations of the keto/lchf diet I'm doing. I haven't really thought about doing CKD myself but I might consider it when/if i start working out (I have ankylosing spondylitis so it's really hard) or if I ever get to maintenance level. Ok, [...]

How to start the keto (lchf) diet

So you're interested in starting the keto diet but aren't sure where to begin? I´ll try to make it easy for you. Read everything you can and try to prepare yourself mentally for it. I recommend reading success stories, recipes and the science behind the diet. Set a day to begin but give yourself a [...]

The keto flu: symptoms and relief

Many people (not everyone!) who start a low carb diet experience what's called the "keto flu" or the "induction flu" in the first few days while the body is adapting to burning ketones instead of glucose. The basic symptoms are: headaches nausea upset stomach Lack of mental clarity (brain fog) sleepiness fatigue It's called the [...]

One of the best ways to loose weight and get into shape is to avoid carbohydrates. There are many products that are free of or contain small amount of them. It is easy to start this diet because you can continue eating normally, no calorie counting, but it is important to get proper information about which [...]

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