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Are Ketostix accurate for a ketogenic diet

Are Ketostix accurate Are Ketostix useful measuring ketones measuring ketosis using ketostix

Are Ketostix useful - Should you use Ketostix to Measure Ketosis. Are they telling you what you want to know or just half the story? Seeing purple on the Ketostix doesn't also mean what you think it means. They measure excess ketones and only measure one of two major ketones and thus are unreliable for measuring whether you are in ketosis or not. You cannot use them to titrate your carbs. Factors affecting color/readings on the Ketostix: Dilution - drink more water, the Ketostix level changes and if you drink enough it will read negative...false negative result Excess ketones -...

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