Cut down carbs, eat a lot of healthy fats, feel lousy for about a week or two and start dropping those pounds- fast; and that is the keto diet in a nutshell.
The Ketogenic diet is becoming increasingly popular as an effective weight loss or management scheme. Follow these basic rules to jumpstart your journey.
Eat the right fat
Increasing fat intake on a ketogenic diet would make you feel fuller faster. But not all fats are too good for you (especially since you would be eating a lot). Nutritionist recommends that we increase our intake of monosaturated fats since these are good for the heart.
Add fermented foods to your grocery list
Most people suffer from constipation when they start a keto diet because most fibre-rich foods are not keto compliant. So this is where fermented foods come in.
Fermented foods act as a probiotic to support healthy bacteria in your gut. They also and keep things healthy and moving along smoothly. Add more kefir, yoghurt, pickles and other fermented foods to your diet.
Eat more leafy greens
Broccoli, asparagus, kale, spinach and lettuce are going to be your buddies. Leafy veggies are very good for your digestive system, and they contain low amounts of starch. Perfect for a keto diet.