Wrong turn. Dairy.

Yesterday I fell off the wagon completely and this morning I was out of ketosis (I am still testing the level of ketones with urine test strips). A big lesson learnt! What happened? I have been off dairy (except occasional cappuccino now and then) for a couple of years by now. But after reading all sorts…

Days 4 and 5: all is well in my world

Days 4 and 5 were easy. No cravings at all. My only concern was my increased appetite despite the amount of fat I was eating but this seems to be under control after I found the digestive enzymes (see my previous post). This morning I had my morning Oolong tea keto style – with a…

How to speed up keto adaptation?

If you tried to get into nutritional ketosis before, you probably know that keto-adaptation can take any time from a couple of days to a couple of weeks depending on the amount of carbs that you were eating before. While you body is trying to figure out how to use fat as a fuel, you…

Day 4: Am I in ketosis yet?

I started wondering today if I was actually in ketosis already, i.e. using fat to fuel my body. There was no reason why I wouldn’t be. My carbs were low, protein very moderate and I ate A LOT of fat. In Ketogenic Diet: Ketogenic Diet Mistakes You Need To Know by Sara Givens, I found the…