One big issue for many ketogenic dieters is sleep, especially when they first change their diet. These often cause people to quit the diet before they get into full ketosis and reap many of the long-term benefits. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that long-term ketogenic dieters often report increased clarity and improved brain function . When you start a low-carb diet, your body must adapt to burning more fat for fuel, instead of carbs.
This is one of the primary ketones present in the bloodstream. It measures your ketone levels by calculating the amount of beta-hydroxybutyrate in your blood.
Owning my own business, I have been able to, spend 8 hours or so a day, reading books, watching videos, over the last year and remembered something about pH balance. I had not thought I was in mild ketoacidosis because most of the symptoms were minor and I had no heartburn, muscle pain or brain fog. I switched from Atkins/LCHF to Keto/IF and switched to real food; all organic above-ground-low-carb vegetables, pasture feed animals and non-soy chicken and eggs. Oh, the organic fixed my congestion and bloating when eating, an issue I had seen doctors and specialists in three different provinces over 15 years without any help. In the last year, despite having to take insulin (long 28 units/day - no rapid now), I have been able to drop back down to 220lbs.