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Prove it to yourself
You may have heard about this simple method of testing for ketone release before. But have you actually used it? It really is a marvelous tool to help you see biological proof of your diet program, quickly and easily.
Ketone test strips are available at any pharmacy. Originally developed as a testing tool for diabetics, they are sold under various brand names, including KetoStix, LipoStix, Keto-Thin, and others. They all work essentially same way.
The test strips are simple to use. Just place tab end of test strip in your first morning urine stream, and note color change. Match color to chart on bottle, and know immediately whether you are burning fat-- or not.
The beauty is- it’s all about you!
Perhaps best part of this test method, aside from ease of use, is that you get to see what is really working for you. Everyone’s body is a little different, and now you can customize your food and supplement intake from specific results of your unique body and metabolism.
The other very important benefit of this easy test method is that it can help protect your health. As stated earlier, loss of muscle can be dangerous, and eventually even fatal. If you are dropping pounds but you are not burning fat, you are risking your health. And ketone test strips can provide this valuable feedback.
To recap Doctors' Proven Weight Loss Secret #1: test for ketones daily. If reading is too dark, you can increase carbohydrates to balance into “trace” to “small” range. If you see too little or no change, decrease your carbs, increase your protein intake.
Whether you are low-carb dieting, trying a new fat loss supplement, or starting a new exercise regimen, this simple, inexpensive test method can be most important tool you have to make sure your program is safe, effective, and actually burning fat.
Katrina Kern is an author, women's health counselor and former practicing nurse. Get more exciting health and fat-loss discoveries, and 10 more Doctors' Proven Weight Loss Secrets, in her free e-book, "How to Absolutely, Positively Know When Your Body is Burning Fat," are available now at http://www.applepoly.com/report .