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I'm in favor of low carbohydrates for two primary reasons: Ketosis is legimate, effective, and safe way to cut down on body fat. There are examples of native people who historically ate very little carbohydrates for generations. Most of the sinister cheap calories in a western diet come from carbohydrates. Even following a "low carbohydrate diet" still ...
It' all a matter of the ratio of fats protein and carbs there is a simple calculator on this site where you just enter the grams of each macro and you get the ratio. Any ratio 2 or above, will put you in ketosis. You can do it for each meal or by the day. http://www.flexibleketogenic.com/
If you consume excess protein on a ketogenic diet, several of the amino acids will be converted to glucose via the gluconeogenic pathway thus knocking you out of ketosis.
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