Moreover, G1D animals also showed βHB levels lower then WAG/Rij rats, while the increase in βHB levels after sub-chronic ketone supplementation were higher in WAG/Rij rats compared to SPD rats. "I haven’t seen any research that suggests that there’s any benefits to providing the body with additional ketones, and physiologically, I can’t imagine why it would as they are more of a byproduct," she says. Greenfield also notes that a ketogenic diet can lead to high cholesterol, triglycerides and thyroid issues. Ketone urine strips are easy to use and fairly inexpensive. Although their accuracy in long-term use has been questioned, they should initially provide confirmation that you are in ketosis.
But from a public health standpoint, making a sweeping generalization in support of this diet would be negligent. It's my job as a registered dietitian to evaluate all the research in the context of scientific consensus, study strength, and long-term risk factors.
I have been a Carnivore for 2 months, and acting as my own free will Guinea Pig, the results so far have been amazing…how is it even possible to gain muscle size and strength while losing fat at the same time?? How by eating these huge quantities of protein cause such mental clarity?