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Are you looking for information on Low Carb or Keto?  If you are then this website KetoBobGriggs is just for you.  

I will be answering frequently asked questions on Low Carb & KETO!

On this website, I will be looking at these favorite asked questions and also recomending products that may help you stay on a Low Carb or KETO diet lifestyle!

I have been on diets all my life.  The best results that I have had is when I reduce my carb intake.

The information that I will give on this website KetoBobGriggs, is from my personal experience.  I am not a doctor and I am not giving any medical advice!

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What Does Keto Mean?

Keto is short for Ketogenic.

Ketogenic is a stricter type of a low carb diet.

When doing a Keto diet, the plan is to eat more healthy fats and protein than carbohydrates.

You will need to cut back on easy to digest carbohydrates.


What Is The Difference Between Low Carb & Keto?

Keto is a stricter form of a low carb diet.

Low Carb is just lowering your carbohydrates enough to lose weight.

When you are doing Keto, you are lowering your carbs to 50 grams or less per day.

In doing this your body will run out of fuel that it can use quickly.

Then your body will start to break down fat and protein to use for fuel.

You will begin to lose weight and will eventually be in Ketosis!

Ketosis is where your liver breaks down fat and converts to Ketones.


What Is The Difference Between Total Carbs & Net Carbs?

The main difference between Total Carbs & Net Carbs is Total Carbs include all the carbs in a particular food or drink.

Included in Total Carbs are:

  • Sugars
  • Dietary Fiber
  • Starches

Net Carbs are carbs that can be fully digested into glucose in ones body.

To calculate Net Carbs you subtract fiber and sugar alcohols from Total Carbs.


How Many Carbs Can I Eat Or Drink On A Low Carb Or Keto Diet?

On a Low Carb diet you will need to restrict your total carbohydrate intake to 100 grams or less per day.

On a Keto diet you will have to restrict your carbs even more.

You will need to restrict your total carbohydrates 50 grams or less per day to stay in ketosis.

If you are insulin resistant you may have to lower your carbs even more for a while.

Just remember when starting a low carb or keto diet, you need to gradually lower your carbs.

This will give your body time to adjust to a new type of fuel to use.

If you lower your carbs to quickly you will develop the Keto Flu!


What Is The Keto Flu?

The Keto Flu is your body's answer beginning ketosis.

In other words this is your body's reaction to being depleted of carbohydrates.

Your body is use to burning carbohydrates (glucose) for energy.

The Keto Flu symptoms is your body's way of adjusting to a new type of fuel.

Listed below are some the the common syptoms of the Keto Flu:

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Low Energy
  • Feeling Faint
  • Brain Fog
  • Sugar Cravings
  • Constipation or Diarrhea
  • Irritability
  • Stomach Aches or Pains
  • Dizziness
  • Trouble Staying Awake or Falling Asleep
  • Cramping
  • Poor Concentration and Focus
  • Nausea
  • Muscle Soreness
  • Dehydration


How Long Does The Keto Flu Last?

The answer to this question is different for each individual situation.

The ballpark answer is anywhere from 1 week or less to 1 month.

Some people may not experience the Keto Flu at all.


How To Manage The Symptoms Of The Keto Flu?

1. Start Off Slowly

When changing the way you eat, you need to start off slowly to alow your body enough time to adjust.

I would suggest starting with a low carb diet for a few weeks.

Then after a few weeks you can begin your Keto diet by lowering your carbs below 50 grams per day.

This will give your body enough time to adjust.


2.  Be Sure To Stay Hydrated

One of the symptoms of the Keto Flu is dehydration.

To be sure you stay hydrated you will need to drink plenty of water through out the day.

One important thing to remember is not to gulp your water down to quickly.

If you are very active or work outside in the sunshine, you will will need drink more water.


3.  Be Sure To Get Enough Electrolytes

When your dehydrated you are usually low in electrolytes such as sodium, potassium and magnesium.

In order to make sure you are getting enough electrolytes, you may have to take electrolyte supplements.

Doing this can help relieve nausea and muscle cramps.

When you are eating an extremely low carbohydrate diet, you are removing starchy vegetables and fruits that have electrolytes.


4.  Eat More Fat

Eating more healthy fat is very important to relieve sympoms of the Keto Flu.

Be sure to not reduce your calories.  You need to make sure you are eating enough fat.

Remember that there is 9 calories per gram of fat.


5.  Be Sure To Get Plenty Of Rest

When you are starting the Keto Diet, you need to make sure you get plenty of rest.


6.  Take It Easy On Exercise At First

Be sure to exercise slowly at first.  Give your body time to adjust to your new way of fueling your body.

As your body adjusts, then you can add more exercise in.

You will not need to exercise as hard when you were eating a lot of carbs.

Remember everyone's body reacts to the Keto Flu in different ways.

The Keto Flu is not fun to experience.

I hope these suggestion will help you eliminate many of the symptoms of the Keto Flu.

Be sure to consult with your doctor before beginning any new way of eating.






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