Author Topic: Keto & Low-Carb Challenge  (Read 49198 times)


  • Bristles
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Re: Keto & Low-Carb Challenge
« Reply #500 on: March 04, 2019, 03:57:43 PM »
Yes.  i'm 5'11" and went from 165 to 155 on keto and have kept on the low-carb lifestyle for the resulting gut health.  it turns out that eating a lot of processed grain makes my gut feel bloated and shitty.  when i started keto i felt an immediate benefit to cognitive and gut health, but you soon adapt to that and it's not as mind blowing after 6 months or so.  that's why a lot of people don't continue long term.  but once i got fat adapted, my life changed.  i'm not hungry all the time.  i don't have the 3pm crash.  mind fog is greatly reduced.  gut health is pretty good.  and i was never a fat or majorly unhealthy person.  maybe just a weakling, lol.  a skinny guy.

if you're interested in the science behind it, search upthread for my lists of Rogan podcasts and youtube links.

That's pretty much me. I am 5'10'' 165-170 pounds , would ideally like to loose 10 pounds to be really ''fit'' but I don't have weigth issues whatsoever.

I really believe in the gut as being the ''second brain'' of the body and the relation between the gut and the brain, the mood, energy levels, etc. so that's mostly why I'm interested in keto personnally. For sure, the weigth part in nice, but only a side benefit for me.


  • Stubble
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Re: Keto & Low-Carb Challenge
« Reply #501 on: March 14, 2019, 08:49:01 AM »
Started Keto the day after the superbowl (Feb 4).  I usually crash and burn on diets within 2 weeks... I'm 5.5 weeks in and show no sign of stopping keto!

5'10. Male. 28.

Starting weight: 193.5
Goal weight: 175
Holy shit I'm stunned goal weight: 165

2/4/2019: 193.5
2/11/2019: 189.4
2/18/2019: 186.7
2/25/2019: 186.1
3/4/2019: 182.5
3/11/2019: 180.2

Total: 13.3 pounds (2.66 pounds per week on average).

Keto is working for me.  It doesn't feel like a diet.  I have been going to the gym every other day while doing this...


  • 5 O'Clock Shadow
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Re: Keto & Low-Carb Challenge
« Reply #502 on: April 19, 2019, 03:04:26 AM »
Has anyone tried low carb beer while on diet? I have seen that taco bell is doing low carb beers and I was wondering does that will not make me sick if I occasionally have low carb beer with meal?


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Re: Keto & Low-Carb Challenge
« Reply #503 on: April 19, 2019, 09:41:24 AM »
Yeah I'd stay away from Fast food joints even if they are "low-carb". I can't imagine the low-carb taco bell offerings to have a high nutrient density, and I'd guess that the fats and oils that they use will be highly inflammatory. My suggestion would be to steer clear of Taco Bell.

A low cal/carb beer probably isn't great. But if you only have one every once in a while it's probably not the worst thing you could do. But if it's a binge trigger then stay away from it.


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Re: Keto & Low-Carb Challenge
« Reply #504 on: April 19, 2019, 03:31:42 PM »
I like whiskey as a decent low carb drink option on occasion.