If you want some critique of what you're eating, you need to open your Page and share your Trackers. We can't see it otherwise!
The name brand Ketostix, I think made by Ames™ (?) should be accurate. They're the confirmatory method used by clinical reference labs to check their analysers' results. I have never had good luck with the strips, however. Even when I was Very Low Carb, I never registered ketones. I see there are glucose monitors now which will also read *blood* ketones, as opposed to urine ketones. Perhaps that would work better...but they're pricey. The test strips, I mean. The monitors are about the same as the plain glucose meters, I think. The ketone strips run about $5 each.
I've been toying with the idea of a fat fast myself. I think it's a good idea...but I'm not all that crazy about cream cheese, so I'm not sure whether I could adhere well enough to make it work. I seem to be "stuck," though, so perhaps a few days of dedicated effort would be worth it. There's a recipe book for the Fat Fast which has some alternatives to the minimal variety of things usually listed for it. And it's only 4 or 5 days, after all. I should just buckle down and DO IT. hehe
Meanwhile, we'd all love to help you with your daily menus. But you have to "let us in"!!
Edited by: EXOTEC at: 3/27/2013 (02:20)
...the problem with people these days is
they've forgotten we're really just animals ...
We did not create the web of life; we are but a strand in it.
We don't have souls. We ARE souls. We have bodies.
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