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Ketosis over extended period

Is it unhealthy to be in ketosis for more than 6 months on a low carb diet? I would like to be in ketosis for a year if healthy.
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Keto diet and mouth odor

Background Information My boyfriend recently started the ketogenic diet about 3 weeks ago and I have started noticing that his breath has been getting stronger and stronger. It smells like a cross ...
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What is the specific mechanism for ketoacidosis in Diabetes Mellitus?

What is the specific mechanism for ketoacidosis in Diabetes Mellitus? As far as I have understood it goes something like this:: Diabetes Mellitus --> Decreased glucose uptake by cells of the ...
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What are the physiologic indicators of keto-adaptation as it becomes our primary metabolism?

I understand that insulin prevents ketosis and glucagon prompts it. Aside from these antagonistic, pancreatic hormones, ketosis and keto-adaptation seems to emerge and establish itself through other ...
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One meal a day - meal planning

I've recently come across the one meal a day (OMAD) diet where you essentially fast until a set time and then consume your days calories in a single meal. I know there are already questions related to ...
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How bad is it to eat a mostly keto diet, but still eat carbs and sugars? [closed]

My spouse is about to start a keto diet. Functionally this means that most, but not all, of the meals I eat will be keto. If I don't fully commit to the diet (i.e. I don't cut out carbs and sugars), ...
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What is the effect on insulin sensitivity after sudden breaking of a low carb diet?

What is the effect on the amount of insulin secreted after ingestion of a high carb diet after being on a low carb diet for some time.Will the amount of insulin secreted be too high or too low and why?...
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Why is such a low carb intake mandated for keto-adaptation?

I see a lot of articles that suggest 10-50g carbs / day to get into ketosis. Why so low? I need at least 2500+ calories / day. Even if I consumed half of my calories from carbs and glycolysis ...
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Carbs Vs Fat - Which is better for weight loss

Granted this question may seem quite specific to me as I'm unsure if the general public have a similar effect to these foods as I do. When I consume basmati rice, 100g provides about 120 calories ...
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Can you achieve nutritional requirements by consuming only organ meat?

I eat for the utility, not pleasure, as my career requires me to be as mentally sharp as possible at all times. Currently, I eat a keto-like diet which includes fish and veggies. I don't eat nuts as I ...
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How osmotic diuresis leads to loss of sodium, chloride, potassium?

I was reading about diabetic ketoacidosis(DKA), where it was mentioned about osmotic diuresis caused by glucose within the renal tubules. Okay, I understand about the fluid loss due to osmotic ...
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Rash development during ketogenic diet? [closed]

Going through the third week of a ketogenic diet, i've developed tickling feeling on whole my body, a local rash on my hand ankle has also emerged. What might be the underlying cause?