Ratio's HELP!

previous topic · next topic

Joined: Nov 12
Posts: 1

Posted: 07 Nov 2012, 16:01
Hey All, can someone help me out. I'm on day 2 of my induction and I'm a little confused! Reading DANDR I was under the impression the only real factor for entering ketosis was keeping net carbs at or under 20.

On the internet I'm reading lots of Ratios talk... making sure the rations are correct. So what's the skinny? Also, how do I get my Ratios to line up. I've been fiddling with my food choices and it's incredibly hard to get to 20 NC and keep my Carb Ratio at 5 percent.

What should my ratios be? I'm 5'5, 150, med active.

Sorry if this was posted recently elsewhere...I looked and couldn't find an answer to all of my questions!

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 801

Posted: 09 Nov 2012, 14:16
Everyone's body is different but the below link may help you. Also, you should check out the Atkins website if you haven't already; lot's of help and information there too.

Start weight 245# 1st goal: 220#-met 04/07/11 2nd goal: 210#-met 05/21/2011
Start over: 221# 11/08/11 Start over: 233.2# 10/2012 Start over goal met: 220# 11/14/2012
Mini goal 212's by Dec -met 12/31/2012 Mini goal: 207's end of Jan- met 01/31/2013 Mini goal: 197's by end of Feb - met 02/27/2013
re-start grrr Mini goal: 197's by 09/19/2013
I have to restart again as I slipped. I am leaving the above so I can keep track. It happens and I have to keep learning. restart at 227 on 07/20/2017.

Joined: Jan 10
Posts: 521

Posted: 09 Nov 2012, 16:10
60% fat, 30% protein, 10% net carbs

Forum Search
Advanced forum search

Latest Posts

Keto Cramps
Epsom salt is a great way to increase magnesium. By taking a bath with 1/2 -1 cup of epsom salt, your skin (our largest organ) will absorb the magnesium and you get a good soak. Try adding your favorite ...
by dawagner1 on 24 Jun 18 10:06 AM
Generating a weekly caloric intake average
On my desktop I would like to see my weekly caloric intake average. I can find it on my iPhone but not on my Mac. Any feedback?
by wgouldsby on 24 Jun 18 07:47 AM
recording weight loss
How do I record weight loss on the weight page with the chart?
by sbf112 on 23 Jun 18 09:20 PM
water after eating?
Water has no calories. It will not make you fatter. There isn't a lot of research about when to drink water because water won't hurt you unless you are drinking gallons of it per day.
by abbadabba on 22 Jun 18 11:21 AM
Cassava cake (Filipino style) nutrients
[quote=Kenna Morton]Patience responding to your comment about the potassium issue and the cassava cake Im a little confused about what you said about not coming unstuck. Not sure what you meant. That ...
by Pattience on 22 Jun 18 10:32 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Crazy Italian
New Snack tip. I spread cheese onto slices of cucumbers and eat my tuna with celery stalks!
23 May 16 for diet Atkins