Monthly Archive: September 2017

A Reader Wonders about Ketosis and Bile Deficiency

[A reader on The Keto Rash Facebook Community wonders about the relationship between Keto Rash and bile acid deficiency.  There isn’t any relationship that I’ve come across in my research between the rash and bile acids except that bile acids are heavily involved in the metabolism of cholesterol, and cholesterol metabolism can be altered with ketogenic diets.

I can’t say that I know much about the work of Dr. Eric Berg who this person follows, but a quick perusal of his site shows that he’s a chiropractor who develope the ‘Body Type System of Weight Loss.’  That’s about as far as I let myself go down this particular rabbit hole.Read More

AA Gets Keto Rash After Doing Strict Keto And Losing 8% Body Fat

[AA is attempting to lose body fat by going keto and found that this brought on the keto rash.  I’ve made some grammatical edits to his original message.]

Hey. Just sharing that I’m undergoing a strict keto diet with intermittent fasting to drop body fat percentage.  Been in keto for about a monthish.

I started at 205 lbs and 23% body fat.  I’m currently 189 lbs and 15% body fat.  The rash appeared maybe sooner, but was on my neck and back and I didn’t notice it until it appeared on my chest.… Read More