When you first start the keto diet, your aim will be to get into ketosis, and you’ll be keen to know what your ketone level is. The next question most people nearly always ask is “What is the ideal level for ketosis?”
In other words, what is the optimum ketone reading that lets you know you’re in the fat burning state of ketosis.
To know whether you’re in ketosis and whether your body has enough ketones in your body for you to use as energy instead of glucose, you have to measure your actual ketone levels.
You’ll then need to know if they’re high enough for you to be gaining all the weight loss and health benefits of the ketogenic diet.
How to test your ketone levels
There are three main ways that you can test your ketone levels.
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