Frequently Asked Question!
Yes. However, it’s important to significantly reduce your carb intake initially. After the first 2 to 3 months, you can eat carbs on special occasions — just return to the diet immediately after.
There’s a risk of losing some muscle on any diet. However, protein intake and high ketone levels may help minimize muscle loss, especially if you lift weights.
Yes, but it may not work as well as on a moderate carb diet.
This is a common side effect. Try drinking naturally flavored water or chewing sugar-free gum.
People often confuse ketosis with ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis is dangerous, but the ketosis on a ketogenic diet is usually fine for healthy people. Speak to your doctor before starting any new diet.
Protein should be moderate. As a very high intake, it can spike insulin levels and lower ketones. Around 25% of total calorie intake is probably the upper limit.
Don’t be alarmed. This is simply due to the excretion of by-products created during ketosis.