Fiver wrote:Hi kc. I'm really glad you posted this. After phasing in other parts of the program I started a keto-type diet one week ago too!
I'll have a second round of tests in a few weeks. If my LDL is still high my cardiologist is going to be pretty upset. My family is amused, so far.
I lost 4.5 pounds in 3 days. (Huh?) But that leveled off now. No idea if I'm in ketosis yet.
I'm really interested to hear from people who have done this for the long-term....
Funny I'm exactly where you are.....same results. LDL and Cholesterol were up a bit. The same diet......although I am eating 2 avocados a day....and probably more nuts. Lost initially about 20 pounds in about 45 days. 160 to 140. Have increased olive oils and good fats as much as possible. Up now to about 145 has been about 5 months. With my running and swimming hard to put on weight I find