... Hi there. This is my first post. I've been doing Atkins Induction pretty rigorously for about 3 weeks and had only been able to go into "trace" ketosis on the ketostix. ... (0 replies)
... Hey all I just started on the atkins program after thoroughly reviewing his book and such things. It's going great I don't seem to have any trouble with the diet at all. ... (10 replies)
... I'm not drinking diet soda, just water. I'm taking my vitamins. My little ketostix shows that I'm burning fat, but I haven't lost a single pound in six days. I'm afraid I'll loose my inspiration. ... (12 replies)
... Just thought I would check in - we are almost at 1 week. How is everyone doing?
Doing great here - can't find sugar-free jell-o...maybe someone wants to ship me a case from the U.S. (seriously!) My friend has lite jell-o but it has aspartame. I used plain plain Knox gelatin and mixed it with some sugar-free carbonated soda water to give the fake jell-o a kick. Works ok,... (7 replies)
... ketogenic diets, does anyone know whether there are vitamin supplements or appetite suppressants which would cause a false positive reading on ketostix strips? ... (0 replies)
... I'm in my second week of Atkins. I've been doing the ketostix for almost a week. Only once has the reading gone above TRACE. I've not cheated one teeny tiny bit. Also, my monthly friend visits this week. ... (3 replies)
... This is my second week..still in induction. Bought the ketostix and according to them I have ketones present but for peats sake I can't even lose a pound. Does anyone know why? ... (64 replies)
... The Ketostix can be purchased at Walmart or other drug stores. ... (64 replies)
... but I stick to the book...actually less than 10 grams of carbs per day, I'd bet. My Ketostix are between medium and dark maroon already. ... (5 replies)
Originally posted by augi7:
And yes, to see the ketone strip dark made me very motivated, but I understand that not eating at all is something I'm not gonna be able to do for a long time.
People die from this kind of stuff.
If you read the book, you'll find that there's a big... (9 replies)
... I see a reference above to Atkins being "expensive. ... (40 replies)
... Ketostix. I'm kind of lucky in that I seem to be able to get into ketosis after one day on Induction. (8 replies)
... get much exercise as my water aerobics was cancelled due to bad weather but did try out my friends new pilates tape. Not as good as my water aerobics. Got the ketostix yesterday. I'm in ketosis today. 4 pounds down, 96 more to go!!! ... (4 replies)
... Read the book. Dr. Atkins explains ketosis in his book. Ketones are byproducts of fatty acid metabolism. ... (4 replies)
... diet. I felt no hunger and my ketostix were deep purple no matter how much I drank. I am a diet pepsi freak. I also lost weight on it but didn't enjoy the diet. ... (4 replies)
... Just today, I have already bought the Atkins New Diet Revolution book, and I also bought the Ketostix. ... (23 replies)
... So, I am on the Atkins diet and have been supplementing it with carb blockers on and off for about the last 2 months or so. ... (38 replies)
... I've been doing atkins 2.5 weeks and I am inconsistent like that too and i lost 12 pounds the first 2 weeks so i don't think it really matters but maybe i am wrong. ... (3 replies)
... couldn't you just be burning fat, not necessarily being on "ketosis" as far as something like Atkins goes? ... (3 replies)
... I could never tolerate so many eggs so I just drink an atkins shake with my vitamins in the morning. The food can be great, it just takes time. My weakness is fast food. ... (4 replies)