Is the Keto Diet Right For You?
With its rapid weight loss effect and almost instant results, it’s no wonder that the keto diet is a popular avenue for dieters to take.
For a dieter seriously considering a keto diet it is advised to consider the following:
- Can I stay committed?
- Have I spoken with a dietitian/healthcare provider to determine if this is the right diet for me?
- Have I done my research and am I confident this is the right diet for me?
Keto Diet Breakdown & Meal Ideas
For an idea of what the day in the life of a keto dieter looks like, please refer to the menu and food guidelines below!
A healthy keto diet should consist of the following:
- 75% Fat
- 20% protein
- 5% or less than 50 grams of carbs per day
Focus on low carb and high fat foods such as eggs, meats, dairy, and low-carb vegetables.
Daily Keto Diet Ideas
Breakfast: eggs, yogurt, avocados, cheeses
Lunch/Dinner: meats, poultry, fatty fish (salmon, herring, mackerel), cheeses, non-starchy vegetables (greens, broccoli, tomatoes, mushrooms, and peppers)
Snack Ideas: Nuts and seeds (macadamia, almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, peanuts, and flax seed), avocados, cheeses, berries, unsweetened coffee and tea
Oils to Cook With: coconut oil, olive oil, avocado oil, coconut butter, and sesame oil