Here we provide different types of tools to support you in monitoring your results and learning in more details about the Ketogenic Diet.
- Cronometer – available in Apple and Google Store
- My Fitness Pal (Integration with Fitbit, Garmin, Apple HealthKit and more)
Keto-Mojo Blood Glucose and Ketone Monitor – Lowest cost test strips. A very important tool to see the impact on your glucose levels based on what you eat.
Macronutrients Calorie-Gram Calculator – Use that to convert grams to calories or vice-a-versa. It will also tell you the relative percents.
Calculate Adult Body Mass Index: – Standard for Measuring Overweight & Obesity – Centers for Disease Control Standard for Adult Overweight & Obesity.
- BMI less than 18.5: Underweight
- BMI 18.5 to < 25: Normal
- BMI 25.0 to <30: Overweight
- BMI 30.0 or higher: Obese
Calculate Child/Teen (Under 20 years old) Body Mass Index – This is measured based on the percentile range for their age.
Online Keto Calculator to determine the grams of Macronutrients you should consume to achieve your weight goals. I would not start here until you become fat adapted and have made the transition burning Ketones for your energy.
Therapeutic effects of a ketogenic diet: Keto Clarity – by Eric Westerman and Jimmy Moore – 2014
Understanding Ketogenics: The Ketogenic Bible: The Authoritative Guide to Ketosis – By Dr. Jacob Wilson & Ryan Lowery, PhD – 2017
Fasting: The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting by Dr. Jason Fung & Jimmy Moore
Weight Loss: Why We Get Fat and What To Do About It by Gary Taubes
Understanding Obesity: The Obesity Code: Unlocking The Secret of Weight Loss by Dr. Jason Fung
Clinical studies & Research: The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living: An Expert Guide to Making the Life-Saving Benefits of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable and Enjoyable. By Stephen D Phinney MD, PhD and Jeff Volek, PhD, RD
Endurance Athlete benefit from Ketogenic Diet: The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance By Stephen D Phinney MD, PhD and Jeff Volek, PhD, RD