Yes. However, it is important to significantly reduce your carb intake initially. After the first 2–3 months, you can eat carbs on special occasions (1 meal). Just be sure to return to the diet immediately after.

People often confuse ketosis with ketoacidosis. The former is natural and healthy, while the latter only occurs in uncontrolled diabetes.

Yes, you can build muscle while keeping your body fat under control on keto.

Protein should be moderate, as a high intake can spike insulin levels and lower ketones. 25-35% of total calorie intake is the limit.

You may be dehydrated, in which case you need to up your sugar free electrolytes.

You may also not be in full ketosis. Count your carbs and lower your carb intake if necessary.

This is due to elevated ketone levels, specifically acetone, which exits your body through your breath and urine. To alleviate this, drink chlorophyll daily and chew sugar-free mint gum.

This is common as your body adjusts to a high fat diet. It usually passes after 3-4 weeks. If it persists, try eating more high fibre veggies or having psyllium husk in water (mix and scull or you’ll be chewing it down).

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