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Protein in urine?

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TreacleMoon123 Tue 16-Aug-16 14:05:43

Started low carbing last week & I am in ketosis according to urine test. I also have traces of protein and I'm just wondering if its something I should be concerned about?

rewardformissingmojo Tue 16-Aug-16 21:16:22

Any white blood cells? Unlikely to be of concern otherwise - ketones indicate your body is in starvation mode, which is the aim of low-carb dieting.

TreacleMoon123 Tue 16-Aug-16 21:39:40

Oh yea, I am thrilled with the ketones. I was just wondering about the protein. Everything else was fine

macromolecule Thu 18-Aug-16 10:00:26

Are you drinking enough? 2 -3 litres a day is about right.

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