We hear this more and more often. And odds are you've heard someone talk about "going keto," you've considered it yourself, or at the very least, you've seen "keto-friendly" products and recipes in stores, magazines, and social media.
"I'M GOING KETO!" What Does It Even Mean? Keto is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet, with limited protein.
* Starchy and/or refined carbs are off-limits, including bread, rice, pasta, cereal, potatoes, pasta, rice or legumes. * Sugar of any type is also out, including table sugar, brown sugar, honey, molasses, agave and coconut sugar. * Fruits: Only a small amount of fruit is allowed; mostly berries, because of their lower carb content. * Vegetable and seed oils (Canola, Soy bean, grapeseed, ...)
* Good fats (butter, lard, olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil, cold pressed sunflower oil). * Grass-fed, hormone-free, antibiotics-free meat, cage-free poultry and eggs. * Non-starchy vegetables and leafy greens, fresh; carbs from these vegetables are factored into daily carb allotment. * Full-fat, organic dairy including lactose-free strained Greek style yogurt; carbs need to be accounted for in daily total. * No-calorie plant-based sweeteners like monk fruit, erythritol, stevia. * Beverages with zero sugar or artificial sweeteners, including water, sparkling water, tea and coffee. * Fruits and nuts; berries of all kind, walnuts, almonds; carbs need to be accounted for in daily total.
— feeling determined.