New to Paleo - Question about Ketosis?
Hello everyone! I just became a member of this site after living Paleo for 3 weeks. I've lost 7 lbs. I've been eating eggs, beef, bacon, salmon, venison, duck, chicken, various veggies (with an occasional sweet potato), some fruit, a few nuts, 70% dark chocolate, olive oil, and butter.
A typical day during the week would be this:
-Activia yogurt for breakfast around 8:00 am
-salmon with asparagus or eggs with veggies for dinner
-small piece of chocolate or serving of coconut milk "frozen dessert"
-40-60 fl oz water
During the week, the water keeps me full between breakfast and dinner... I'm not usually hungry until around 3-4:00, and I'll have dinner between 5:30-6:30. Also, when I eat dinner I like to eat a lot of food, so trust me, although it sounds like I'm not eating enough, I am!
I work a desk job during the day and am relatively sedentary throughout the rest of the week. I'm really trying to push myself to move more!
Now on to my question: I'm going to buy Ketostix tomorrow and test to see if I'm in ketosis. I was wondering, if I am, should I strive to stay that way? If I'm not, what can I do to become so?
21 y/o, 5'5.5"
Highest Weight - 176 lbs
Current Weight - 169 lbs
Goal Weight - 145-150 lbs
If we're not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn't settle for junk food.