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    does a calorie and/or carbohydrate deficit give urine a distinct odor?

    ever since i started a calorie/carbohydrate deficit a couple weeks ago i've noticed my urine has a very distinct odor... it doesn't smell bad or anything and it's still the same clarity and consistency it's always been but i've just noticed a very distinct odor over the past couple weeks... and on days where i eat more carbs or calories the smell doesn't seem to be there? anyone?

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    toxins are often stored in the fat

    these toxins could be anything you may or may not be aware of
    second hand tabacoo
    artificial flavorings in foods
    thc
    etc

    if your going into a deficit these toxins are released from the fat into the bloodstream

    and the kidneys cleanse toxins from the bloodstream
    this is why urinalysis test are useful to test for toxins in the body



    one possible explanation

    this is one reason it is especially essential to hydrate thoroughly when cutting
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    are you taking any supps?

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    actually yeah i suppose it could be the satiety SRT tablets (hoodia) i started taking around the same time... never even thought of that :P

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    I've read people who take some NOX products have their poop come out bright red becasue of some coloring in the product.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigsahm21 View Post
    I've read people who take some NOX products have their poop come out bright red becasue of some coloring in the product.

    specifically i heard this about "N.O. explode"
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    It could be ketones in your urine.
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    Yea I've heard of folks being able to tell they're in ketosis by their piss...without a test. Can't remember if it was odor or color or a combo.
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    ketones was maybe what i was thinking... would that be a good thing if i'm trying to reduce carbs and cut body fat?

    colour is basically normal other than when i take my multivitamin in which case it's neon yellow :P

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    "Ketosis merely means that our bodies are using fat for energy"

    I suppose that's what i'm trying to achieve... who knows if it's ketosis or the hoodia...

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    It's probably the smell of Ammonia. If it gets too bad, even your sweat can smell like ammonia.

    Bodybuilding.com - Jeremy Likness - What Is That Ammonia Smell When I Sweat?

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    Quote Originally Posted by go4kj View Post
    It's probably the smell of Ammonia. If it gets too bad, even your sweat can smell like ammonia.

    Bodybuilding.com - Jeremy Likness - What Is That Ammonia Smell When I Sweat?
    Good article.

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    Havent really noticed anything about the smell....taste is abit off though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArnoldsProtege View Post
    Havent really noticed anything about the smell....taste is abit off though.
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