210 Pounds, 222 mg/dl
I just finished eating a huge lunch, including carbs, because my sister came down to visit. Whenever she visits, my mom wants to have a feast, from the local Japanese store, Tozai. So I eat.
I just hit 200 pounds today. Partly, it’s because I’ve been drinking a lot of water, but whatever, I’m obese again. It took only a few months to get from 185 to 200.
Ketone Conversion from mg/dL to mmol/L
There’s some bad info floating around about how to convert units for ketones. The strips show the measurements in mg/dL but some articles about diabetic ketoacidosis list their measurements in mmol/L.
Get a Food Scale, and use Grams, not Cups, Teaspoons, Ounces, or Pounds.
If you don’t have a food scale, get one, now. It’s a game changer. I have a link to some tips, at the end of the article. Most of us, in the United States, don’t use grams, but we should. Why?
Ketone Conversion Table
This quick conversion table will be useful when reading keto forums and keto video comments, because different countries use different units to measure ketones in urine. The US uses mg/dL, and some other countries use mmol/L.
Looking at Urine Ketones: Comparing Several Tests Sticks
Several posts about ketone test strips that measure ketones in urine.
How to Lose 60 Pounds in One Year
My journey from morbid obesity to merely overweight. If you’ve ever wondered how to lose a lot of weight, fast.
Pictures of Food for Type 2 Diabetes Eating a Low Carb Diet to Manage Blood Glucose
These are photos of food I’ve eaten, shared for the benefit of anyone pursuing a low carb diet. This reduced carbohydrate way of eating has worked for me to manage my type 2 diabetes. Bookmark this page at Complaining About Food, because I’ll keep adding photos, and also consolidate other posts on this site that […]
Chinese Stinky Fermented Tofu – Zero Carbs
I was happy to discover this in my fridge. Fermented tofu has no carbs.
The Banting Diet: Low Carb from the 1800s!
The keto diet isn’t new at all. I thought it went back to the Atkins diet, but it actually went back a lot further than that, to a popular diet called the Banting diet. William Banting was a fat businessman who went on a diet according to the advice of his doctor, Dr. William Harvey, […]