Have You Experienced Positive Metabolic Changes That Have Proved Keto Isn’t Just Another Fad Diet?
How has the ketogenic diet shifted your metabolism and changed your life? Have you tried a different fad diet? What was your experience and how did it differ from keto? Comment below and let us know!
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Male 5-10, 59 yrs, 193lbs, BMI 27.1, BG 316 on 2/14/22. I have been on keto just over 2 weeks, probably entering ketosis on the 3rd day (3/14). Energy way up, losing weight consistently, down one belt hole and getting looser (visceral fat). Hunger pretty much gone, not like starving on 45% carb ADA (2/17 to 3/11) diet eating 6 times daily and going from bloated to famished. Now eating within 6-8 hour window daily, breakfast has mostly become lunch. (3/26/22) 180.8 lbs, blood glucose 73. Eating broccoli, spinach, zucchini, avocado, leaf lettuce, tomato daily, 2-4 eggs daily, salmon 1-2 and sardines 2-3 weekly, ground beef, steak, bacon, chicken. Nuts, seeds and cheese almost every day, cream in coffee, green tea, always water. Minimal snacking (nuts, olives, cheese) usually prior to drinking one beer twice weekly. Keto with IF is a science based, natural and commonsense (deep down we all know it’s true) way to eat. Look at the fat content in real food, eggs 64%, nuts 79%, butter and olive oil 100%, chicken wings 66%, 80/20 ground beef 72% and avocado 85%. Nothing metabolically special has to happen for our bodies to use fat instead of carbs, it is a completely natural and normal process. God designed us to have natural fats in our diet, it is that simple, unprocessed real food. Drink water, eat veggies, eat whole foods, meats and dairy and live better longer.