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Ketosis over extended period

Long-term ketogenic diet can have various side effects. Safety and tolerability of the ketogenic diet used for the treatment of refractory childhood epilepsy: a systematic review of published ...
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Ketosis over extended period

You might be interested in this study: Long-term effects of a ketogenic diet in obese patients. Specifically, for 83 obese study participants on a ketogenic (<30g carb/day) diet for 24 weeks: ...
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Carbs Vs Fat - Which is better for weight loss

One important factor is that you have to be certain that your weight caused not by sickness or disorder, i.e. doctor told you that weight gain caused only by improper food intake. The short and ...
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What is the specific mechanism for ketoacidosis in Diabetes Mellitus?

The pathogenesis of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) Below is a summary of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) from this source: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute, major, life-threatening complication ...
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How osmotic diuresis leads to loss of sodium, chloride, potassium?

As another answer has noted, increased tonicity of the blood increases the tonicity of the extracellular fluid causing water to flow out of cells into the extracellular space and subsequently the ...
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Can you achieve nutritional requirements by consuming only organ meat?

Unfortunately, no-one can give you a definitive answer here. As mentioned, there have been cases of diverticulitis in low or no-fibre diets, but it is not known if the lack of fibre was the cause. ...
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Can you achieve nutritional requirements by consuming only organ meat?

Your diet would be exceptionally devoid of vitamin C which exposes you to the risk of scurvy which can occur in 1~3 months, and used to be universally fatal. Death occurs from intracranial ...
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Carbs Vs Fat - Which is better for weight loss

Technically, the only thing needed for weight loss is a caloric deficit. Comparison of Weight-Loss Diets with Different Compositions of Fat, Protein, and Carbohydrates (NEJM, 2009): Reduced-...
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Ketosis over extended period

Ketosis is not a healthy state for your body, a low carb diet by itself isn't healthy either as Dr. Klaper explains here. While you may not notice serious health problems after a year in ketosis, a ...
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How osmotic diuresis leads to loss of sodium, chloride, potassium?

Loss of intracellular free water because of increased plasma osmolality, this causes water to move out of cell. After this, potassium concentration has increased inside cell, so this causes ...
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Carbs Vs Fat - Which is better for weight loss

When you eat 100 g of basmati rice and take on 120 calories you've had a "meal/snack" that's 1.2 calories/g (calories per gram) in energy density. An avocado might be 136 grams in weight (without seed)...
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One meal a day - meal planning

Individual Results Vary Some people only eat food 30 points or lower on the Insulin Index. Low carb, medium protein, high fat. This is usually where the ketosis plays in, but is usually only ...

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