6 EASY STEPS TO FOLLOW A KETOGENIC DIET
Unless you’ve done it scores of times, following any kind of a diet plan is not easy. Especially not keto! When you’re on a ketogenic diet, you’re cutting down your carb intake drastically.
HERE'S HOW YOU CAN FOLLOW A KETOGENIC DIET IN JUST 10 EASY STEPS
#1 DO YOUR HOMEWORK
Its important to know everything that there is to about ketogenic diet
. Read up extensively on keto diets
. Familiarize yourself with keto vs non-keto food items
. Consult with your trusted doctor or nutritionist before you even decide to begin
#2 REDUCE YOUR CARB INTAKE
This is one of the most important things to do. Since the ketogenic diet is a low-carb diet, prepare to say goodbye to high-carb food including pasta and bread.
* Bring home low-carb veggies like broccoli, cauliflower, bell peppers, spinach, etc. * Look for low-carb alternatives (for instance, cauliflower crust pizzas) * Toss out all the high-carb food items lying in your kitchen
#3 INCREASE YOUR FAT INTAKE
It’s important to eat ‘healthy’ fats when you’re on this diet. Now that you’re cutting down on carbs, your body will rely on fats to generate energy. So, eat up, but in moderation.
#4 YES TO PROTEIN
Do not undermine the importance of nutritious proteins in your ketogenic diet. They help support muscle growth and cell function
#5 TRACK YOUR CALORIES
-Download a calorie tracking app that you find simple to use in order to track the calories you’re consuming with every meal -Invest in a food scale. This helps you accurately measure the amount of food you’re eating,
#6 FIND A KETO BUDDY
If you could do with a bit of support, look to someone who can understand just what you and your body are going through. What we’re trying to say is, find someone else who’s also following a keto diet.