Keto Diet and Ketosis

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    Nov 09, 2017 6:54 PM GMT
    I am 71 and an artificial heart valve replacement recipient. During the year it took me to recover I got out of shape and put on some very stubborn belly fat, which I never had before. Now being on a blood thinner I have to regulate my vitamin K intake. Any advice on going Keto and how to start it..?
  • Slickdog21

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    Nov 10, 2017 2:19 PM GMT
    I love keto diets and they've been great for me.
    Given your age and health history I'd talk to your doctor and get his opinion.
    Better safe than sorry.
    Good luck!
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    Nov 10, 2017 10:32 PM GMT
    http://angry-chef.com/blog/the-natural-alternative-part-1/

    http://angry-chef.com/blog/the-natural-alternative-part-2-revenge-of-the-chef/

    http://angry-chef.com/blog/the-natural-alternative-part-3-the-bullshit-menace-awakens/

    The glycemic index diet could be safer. You prefer foods with a lower glycemic index and avoid foods with higher glycemic index. The paleo diet is effectively a glycemic diet but it's a bit extreme. Keto is more extreme.
  • roadbikeRob

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    Jan 13, 2018 9:54 PM GMT
    None of these extreme draconian diets work and they are best avoided. You cant eat this and cant eat that and they expect you to live on nuts, twigs, and water. Fuck that!
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    Jan 31, 2018 7:25 AM GMT
    I went through a medically supervised keto diet program back in the 90's, and in combination with exercise, went from 260 lbs down to 180 lbs in about 10 weeks. So, does it work? Absolutely. Is there anything magic about it? No. Popularized by Atkins, these diets demonize carbs. About 40% of the American diet is made up of carbs. Cut out 40% of the calories in your diet - I don't give a shit if it's proteins, carbs, or fat - you will lose weight. One promise of the diet was that once you entered ketosis, magically, hunger would cease to be an issue, and the diet would be painless. That was total BS. It worked, but it was no less painful than any other calorie restricted diet.
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    Feb 04, 2018 3:44 PM GMT
    National Institute of Health, "Ketogenic Diet for Obesity: Friend or Foe?"

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3945587/
  • wild_sky360

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    Dec 11, 2018 5:35 AM GMT
    It's only draconian if you stay on it religiously. Once fat adapted, you can swing in and out of it on demand.
    I've always been a fan of juicing, which has immediate but diminishing returns once you're stocked up on nutrients. On juicing days I eat anything I want.
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    Dec 11, 2018 6:21 AM GMT
    roadbikeRob saidNone of these extreme draconian diets work and they are best avoided. You cant eat this and cant eat that and they expect you to live on nuts, twigs, and water. Fuck that!


    You above all should not be giving out dieting advice. "Draconian", stop being so dramatic.

    There's nothing severe about eating a high fat diet with moderate protein. Healthy sources of fats like nuts, nut butters, avocados, eggs, chicken, fish paired with dark green leafy vegetables is a very good diet to follow. It's a hell of a lot better than your sugar-laden breakfast consisting of a glass of processed orange juice and a processed white flour bagel with jelly you eat every morning.

  • jocked_and_lo...

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    Dec 11, 2018 6:27 AM GMT
    wild_sky360 saidIt's only draconian if you stay on it religiously. Once fat adapted, you can swing in and out of it on demand.
    I've always been a fan of juicing, which has immediate but diminishing returns once you're stocked up on nutrients. On juicing days I eat anything I want.


    I've noticed this too. I've lost quite a bit of body fat over the past couple of years. But I finally went down to single digits over this past summer when I adopted a keto type diet. My diet wasn't 100% keto. I did the BodyOpus diet which is a bodybuilding diet of eating keto Mon through Fri followed by carb up weekends. The weekends were kinda rough because it called for eating carbs every two hours after Friday's workout until early Sunday evening. That's every two hours straight, even during sleeping hours. After a couple months I couldn't handle getting up to eat something every two hours in the middle of the night. Now I get a good night's rest and eat first thing in the morning and stop around 7pm on Sundays.

    But even still, it's now the holidays and I'm basically a "keto dropout" as I've been eating foods that are high in carbs like cakes and holiday treats. I don't eat this everyday but there are times where I will go back to eating strict keto and my fat levels are still very low. I'm even taking time off from the gym and not burning the same amount of calories and I'm not getting fat. Something happened with the keto diet. It's like I reprogrammed my body and it's easier to stay lean and defined; even while taking time away from the gym.
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    Jan 04, 2019 2:04 AM GMT
    roadbikeRob saidNone of these extreme draconian diets work and they are best avoided. You cant eat this and cant eat that and they expect you to live on nuts, twigs, and water. Fuck that!


    Lol’d at ‘nuts and twigs.’ icon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gif
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    Jan 18, 2019 4:55 PM GMT
    https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/lost-over-100-pounds-keto-210052500.html
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