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Underarm odor from ketosis and rapid weight loss

After gastric bypass surgery, the high protein diet causes a chemical imbalance in the body. As your body tries to adjust, it enters the state of ketosis. This is not dangerous, but a sign that you are burning fat. Ketosis is a normal metabolic process, something your body does to keep working. When it doesn’t have enough carbohydrates from food for your cells to burn for energy, it burns fat instead. As part of this process, it makes ketones. With ketosis comes a few minor annoyances…

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Creamy Protein Dipping Sauce, 3 grams protein per ounce

This easy-to-mix dipping sauce is thick and creamy.  Perfect for chips, vegetables, and meats. Although the recipe calls for one teaspoon minced garlic per ounce, the garlic flavor is not intense or overpowering.   Make this in advance and keep it in the fridge to add a finishing touch to your meals. Ingredients 1 ounce Greek yogurt (3g, 22c 1 tablespoon Lite Thousand Island Dressing (0g,8c) 1 teaspoon minced garlic (0c) Yields: one ounce of creamy dipping sauce. Related PostsUnjury Powder Eggplant Bites Recipe, 28…

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Cottage Cheddar Scramble, 12.5 grams protein per 4 ounce meal

A high-protein breakfast that can be whipped up in minutes. Directions:  Scramble the egg with the cheeses, and add salt and pepper.  Cook like a regular scrambled egg. Ingredients: Ounces Grams Protein Calories Egg, large 1.75 6 70 Cottage Cheese 1 2.5 20 Shredded Cheese 1 4 40 Totals: 3.75 12.5 130     Related PostsEgg-n-Cheese Omelette, 14 gram protein per 4 oz breakfast meal10000Ingredients: 1 egg (6g) 2 ounce shredded cheese  (8g) ¼ ounce sauteed onions (one cube sliced into four slivers) salt & pepper to…

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Day before surgery

Today’s horoscope:  “It’s a good day to trim the fat — in a budget, from your diet or anywhere else that seems like it could use cutting. Excess is not a good thing for you, at least not now. Go for moderation!” Surgery tomorrow!  Clear liquids today. It’s hot and humid, with rain showers.  I’ll push myself to start on some chicken broth because I’m feeling the hunger pangs now at 2:00 pm. 4:30 pm – colon prep is starting to work, JUST before my…

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