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How do you determine if you’re getting enough protein? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #18

Question: “How do you determine if you’re getting enough protein? I heard Dr. Stephen Phinney say, for those on a keto diet, if ketones are greater than 3 on a regular basis, then it’s a sign you’re not getting enough protein.” First of all, why are you on a ketogenic diet?  If your purpose is …

What supplements would you recommend for a ketogenic diet? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #17

Question: What supplements would you recommend for a ketogenic diet? Any concerns with carbs being that low?  If someone’s on a keto diet and they have 80 grams total carbs, the first question I have is where are the carbs coming from?  That’s really going to determine whether the person needs supplements. So, on a …

Why would a male have low blood levels of calcium? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #16

  Question: “Why would a male be low in calcium?” You either have something wrong with parathyroid hormone governing your calcium levels, in which case you would want to see a doctor about that, or you have a long-going deficiency of related nutrients.  Not enough calcium and not enough vitamin D should not cause low …

Can a low-carb diet cause waking up in the middle of the night? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #15

Question: “I keep waking up in the middle of the night and stay awake for hours. Would low carb make it worse?” It definitely could.  Your brain will consume 120 grams of carbohydrate every day, just your brain. There’s got to be another 30 grams or so that would be used no matter what obligately …

Best formula and dosage of no-carb electrolytes to take at night to optimize sleep, especially after sauna use | Masterjohn Q&A Files #14

Question: “Which brand and dosage of no-carb electrolytes would you take at night to optimize sleep, especially after sauna use?” I would drink a bottle of Gerolsteiner, and I would add to it 100 milligrams of any kind of magnesium: citrate, glycinate, malate, those three are fine. And I would add to it 400 milligrams …