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Anyone NOT on keto?

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  • J72FITJ72FIT Member Posts: 5,528 Member Member Posts: 5,528 Member
    No Keto. Doing quite well...
  • fitchick37fitchick37 Member, Premium Posts: 119 Member Member, Premium Posts: 119 Member
    I lasted about 12 days with full on keto, I didn't like it, I craved food with a crunch! I'm a type 1 diabetic so I'm cutting my carbs a bit to improve my blood sugar control and I do feel a load better for it. I've started losing steadily but I wanted a change in lifestyle. I want to be able to maintain this, eating well, be healthier, be fitter, lose weight and not feel deprived and dissatisfied with my food intake.
  • mikeofeconomymikeofeconomy Member, Premium Posts: 29 Member Member, Premium Posts: 29 Member
    Heck no! I have the inverse problem. So long as calories in stay below calories out, I'm losing weight. But because I have coronary artery disease, it's better to keep fat to a minimum. I'd like to keep fat to no more than 10% of calories. For me so far, that's been very hard to do.
  • jesselee10jesselee10 Member Posts: 28 Member Member Posts: 28 Member
    Most high end athletes (crossfit) or others are not on a Keto diet. But they do eat natural carbs (sweet potatoes, rice, quino) and not much processed food. Hard to do though.
  • themexicanbigfootthemexicanbigfoot Member Posts: 34 Member Member Posts: 34 Member
    I <3 carbs. Give me all of them.
  • lbryans929lbryans929 Member Posts: 42 Member Member Posts: 42 Member
    I am not on keto.
  • singingfluteladysingingflutelady Member Posts: 8,696 Member Member Posts: 8,696 Member
    I'm low fiber, low fat for medical reasons so no where near keto
  • elsie6hickmanelsie6hickman Member Posts: 3,863 Member Member Posts: 3,863 Member
    No Keto here. Just eating my 1200 calories a day and getting some exercise.
  • AliNouveauAliNouveau Member Posts: 35,634 Member Member Posts: 35,634 Member
    Definitely non keto here. I just try to not eat too much and get lots of exercise
  • mph323mph323 Member Posts: 3,481 Member Member Posts: 3,481 Member
    No keto here - I have enough food restrictions in my life with celiac without deliberately adding more. :o
  • AemelyAemely Member Posts: 694 Member Member Posts: 694 Member
    I eat less carbs. & more protein/fat to feel satiated and stay under my calorie goals. No keto, no-way, no-how!
  • NiccygetsfitNiccygetsfit Member Posts: 14 Member Member Posts: 14 Member
    I dont follow keto or fasting :) just eat 3 medium size meals a day, but i dont eat alot of carbs either.. because if i start i wont stop 😂
  • shun_getfitshun_getfit Member Posts: 2 Member Member Posts: 2 Member
    Nope not me ! I’ve been counting my calories and watching what I eat this entire month and I’m down 10 lbs! This is the way for me ! And i love my fruits too much for keto
  • SabAteNineSabAteNine Member Posts: 1,800 Member Member Posts: 1,800 Member
    I have eaten very low carb / keto (25g net of carbs per day) for a stretch of time with no issues, but couldn't follow it into maintenance, when I started lifting. It just didn't work out, albeit I was enjoying it.

    That being said, I started to gradually re-introduce them and now looking at my diary I am somewhere in the 40/30/30 C/P/F macro range on lifting days, and 30/30/40 on non-lifting days. I do not tolerate a higher-carbohydrate diet all that well. So basically my main challenge right now is eating enough of these b*tards... and it takes some careful planning to do so! I hit protein breezing, and fat easily but there are days when I look at what's left for dinner and I'm like... okay, potatoes with a side of potatoes?
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