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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-20-2013, 10:13 AM
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Views: 15,142
Posted By NKSL55
Many of you know reddarin as the kindly fellow...

Many of you know reddarin as the kindly fellow who helps you calculate the number of grams of fat and protein you can eat per day. It is less well known that he also leads a team of blackops...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-03-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By NKSL55
I think the danger level is supposed to be...

I think the danger level is supposed to be somewhere higher than 8 mM or so. But according to everything I've read unless you are diabetic, your body can easily regulate the levels. Its just that...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-03-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By NKSL55
Yes, you just eat a little more carbs and it will...

Yes, you just eat a little more carbs and it will come down. Usually just a salad or something like that is enough. Are you checking in the morning (fasted) or evening? They definitely trend higher...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-25-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,257
Posted By NKSL55
I was at 185 pounds when I went from low carb to...

I was at 185 pounds when I went from low carb to NK. I lost down to about 175. Then I started a power lifting program without changing my WOE. Over the last 6 months or so, my weight has increased to...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-24-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,257
Posted By NKSL55
I generally check my blood ketones at least once...

I generally check my blood ketones at least once a day. 2-3 times on days when I work out. I have been in ketosis for about 9 months now with a couple of caveats. In the early months I found there...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-23-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
Because "net carbs" are bogus. Some of the so...

Because "net carbs" are bogus. Some of the so called "fiber" actually gets digested, if not by your body directly, by the flora in your gut, which then end up getting digested themselves or excreting...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-22-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
Yes, Primer is one of my favorites. -- ...

Yes, Primer is one of my favorites.

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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-21-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
Trying to think of my favorite. I actually prefer...

Trying to think of my favorite. I actually prefer time loop movies like Groundhog's Day. But I have enjoyed even schlocky, made for TV, movies with this theme like "Bounce". My wife hates them.

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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-21-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
Saw it a few weeks ago. Seemed a little wooden...

Saw it a few weeks ago. Seemed a little wooden and derivative to me.

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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-16-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
Won't you get a massive headache if you stop...

Won't you get a massive headache if you stop drinking coffee?

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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-16-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,696
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Posted By NKSL55
Red, Not to be paranoid about the headache, but...

Red,
Not to be paranoid about the headache, but are you sure there isn't someone playing shenanigans with your coffee? I mean, are you sure it has not been replaced with decaf?
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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-12-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
Well, I would not say meaningless. You can...

Well, I would not say meaningless.
You can watch that blood ketone number -- if you don't mind blowing cash on the blood ketone strips. I get some low grade entertainment out of it, so it is worth...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,503
Posted By NKSL55
Wonder why they can't calibrate them in the...

Wonder why they can't calibrate them in the factory? It isn't like they have a bunch of gears that can get knocked out of alignment during shipping...
The other irritating think the Novamax does is...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-11-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
Heh, that very evening I measured 4.9 mM. Felt...

Heh, that very evening I measured 4.9 mM. Felt kind of cruddy. Very difficult to eat. This morning I was back to 1.3, if I recall correctly.

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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,503
Posted By NKSL55
Ah. I am pretty sure that is just a blood sugar...

Ah. I am pretty sure that is just a blood sugar control solution (glucose). Does it say on the side?

Hmm, the Nova Max is famous for being inaccurate in this blood sugar measurements. I wonder if...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
No, my understanding is that they are burned for...

No, my understanding is that they are burned for energy. Your muscles burn them too. Actually until drjlocarb schooled me otherwise, I would have said all the cells of your body can burn them. But...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,887
Posted By NKSL55
A word of warning about the mayo -- it can cause...

A word of warning about the mayo -- it can cause stomach aches when you are in NK. This is blamed on the high omega-3 fatty acid content of the soybean oil used to make mayo. But I think I have...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,406
Posted By NKSL55
Yes, that is why. Also as your body becomes more...

Yes, that is why. Also as your body becomes more adapted to the ketogenic state, less acetoacetate (the ketone measured by the stix) is excreted.

Sure, either are metabolized. Well carbs go...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-10-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
4.6 mM BHB, especially in the evening, is nothing...

4.6 mM BHB, especially in the evening, is nothing to worry about. Somewhere in the 6-8 mM range is where I've seen the ketoacidosis line drawn. I test every day and have been above 4.6, but not...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-04-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,406
Posted By NKSL55
Keep in mind that blood ketones are probably...

Keep in mind that blood ketones are probably being produced to feed glucose-burning cells that can also burn ketone bodies (mainly betahydroxybutyrate, BHB, and aceto-acetate, AcAc) but will not burn...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-04-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,728
Posted By NKSL55
This would just be red blood cells, right?...

This would just be red blood cells, right? Interesting. No mitochondria, no aerobic metabolism. All that is left is anaerobic metabolism. Fat and ketone bodies can only be metabolized via aerobic...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-03-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
I can tell you for a fact that a WiThing scale...

I can tell you for a fact that a WiThing scale has no ability to distinguish fat from muscle. While I was losing fat, what it reported seemed reasonable to me. But then, when I started powerlifting,...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-02-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,728
Posted By NKSL55
Well you could check your blood sugar. But that...

Well you could check your blood sugar. But that would be far from definitive.

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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-02-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,907
Posted By NKSL55
I use "HerbOx" bullion. I buy it by the case from...

I use "HerbOx" bullion. I buy it by the case from amazon. No MSG. MSG can give me a headache. It does have a bunch of junk in it, but it seemed the most innocuous.

If you do go this way and can...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-02-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By NKSL55
If you are on a low fat diet then you might...

If you are on a low fat diet then you might actually need to supplement with poly-unsaturated fatty acids, because there are a couple of them that your body needs but cannot synthesize itself. Hence...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-02-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,503
Posted By NKSL55
Do you have a Nova Max Plus? I don't think mine...

Do you have a Nova Max Plus? I don't think mine came with control solution.

Is it a real calibration solution? -- seems like you would need several control solutions for that. Or, at least 2. It...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-02-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 73,739
Posted By NKSL55
Darin doesn't do BK meters. But I find they...

Darin doesn't do BK meters. But I find they provide some low grade entertainment, if nothing else. I buy the BK strips from amazon -- 40 at a time for about $100. They cost about as much as a typical...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-26-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 53,070
Posted By NKSL55
Its the omega-6 PUFAs that you especially want to...

Its the omega-6 PUFAs that you especially want to keep low. Because plant oils tend to have so much of it, it is fairly difficult to do.

Red, you left out the best part of the mayo story. Phinney...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-26-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 53,070
Posted By NKSL55
I used some "very light" olive oil (Bertolli). 1...

I used some "very light" olive oil (Bertolli). 1 cup of oil, 1 pasteurized egg, white vinegar (1.5 Tablespoons, I think). Whipped with an immersion blender.

Pretty close to Hellmann's in taste.
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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-19-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,633
Posted By NKSL55
If you were eating only 16 cal a day, you would...

If you were eating only 16 cal a day, you would stay in ketosis, at least until you fat stores were depleted.

I am unclear as to why our bodies have these two modes. But I get the sense that maybe...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-19-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 53,070
Posted By NKSL55
She may be the closest one we have in the group...

She may be the closest one we have in the group to Cool Hand Luke.

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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-19-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 53,070
Posted By NKSL55
My wife mentioned there was a version of "Egg...

My wife mentioned there was a version of "Egg Beaters" that was egg yolks only.

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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-10-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 53,070
Posted By NKSL55
I have been using the fairly standard: 4...

I have been using the fairly standard:

4 teaspoons white vinegar
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1/4th teaspoon salt
1/4th teaspoon pepper
1 large egg (I use a pasteurized egg) warmed to room temp
...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-09-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,215
Posted By NKSL55
The two terms you seemed to be drawing a...

The two terms you seemed to be drawing a distinction between were "nutritional ketosis" and "dietary ketosis". I agree that eating a ketogenic diet is no guarantee of being in ketosis.

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Phillip
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-09-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,774
Posted By NKSL55
During a workout? No. I mean you can come up with...

During a workout? No. I mean you can come up with whatever summary of what someones body "does" in ketosis you want. Some descriptions will cover a greater set of circumstances than others. The...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,537
Posted By NKSL55
Ketones in your urine does not mean you are...

Ketones in your urine does not mean you are losing muscles. It means your body is carb-deficit enough that it is generating ketone bodies to keep nervous tissue fed but hasn't tightened things up...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By NKSL55
I think the point (and error) of "calorie in...

I think the point (and error) of "calorie in calorie out" is that different macros can be reduced to the number of calories they generate when they are burned in a bomb calorimeter.

So saying you...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,215
Posted By NKSL55
Intermittent Fasting. Generally the "fast" is...

Intermittent Fasting.
Generally the "fast" is less than 16 hours. So it could be as simple as eating only 1 meal a day. Or a few meals during a 4-8 hour window of time.



That is my...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,774
Posted By NKSL55
I have never had higher ketone levels after a...

I have never had higher ketone levels after a work out than before. Work out 3 times a week and test my BK levels before and after 90% of the time. I would estimate that my BK drops an average of 1.5...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,215
Posted By NKSL55
What's the difference? NK and dietary ketosis are...

What's the difference? NK and dietary ketosis are just alternative names for the same thing. Not to be confused with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).

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Phillip
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