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Re: [IP] Lo carbing and ketones



I have been told that 50 grams of carbs is the minimum
amount that you can eat in one day, and not have
ketones.
I eat between 80 and 110 grams of carbs everyday, and
have never had a problem.
sherree

--- Shannon James <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I would like to try a low carb plan but I'm confused
> about something.  I
> understand that very low carb plans can cause
> ketosis.  I know ketones are
> the waste products of burned fat but I also
> understand they are dangerous.
> I would like to both burn fat but avoid dangerous
> ketones.  I've also heard
> that ketones are only dangerous if you are
> dehydrated, is this true?  I've
> heard that ketoacidosis occurs in diabetics because
> they are running high
> and therefore are dehydrated.  If a diabetic is in
> good control (good bgs)
> and well hydrated, are ketones dangerous?
> 
> So for those low carb pumpers out there...how low do
> you go?  How many grams
> of carbohydrates do you limit yourself to?
> kindest regards,
> Shannon
> 
> 
>
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