ketosis

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Ketosis is caused by a lack of carbohydrates that are used to be burned for energy. This results in the burning of fat and the creation of ketones which are used for fuel. Use a blood-testing meter to find out what your ketone levels are – ketone levels at or above 0.5 mmol/L mean that your body is in ketosis. Your ketone levels may also decrease after the initial increase, but this doesn’t mean you’re not in ketosis anymore.

 

Sources:

https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/type-1-diabetes-guide/what-is-ketosis#1

https://keto-mojo.com/article/how-to-know-if-im-in-ketosis/

Layperson terms for ketone body metabolism?

Hypoglycemia & hyperglycemia, low or high blood sugar levels, interact with ketone levels to produce either symptomatic or asymptomatic conditions. Layperson definitions & leading-thinker discussion.