To clarify a common misconception..
Keto is NOT just about eating eggs !
If it was, we'd all go crazy and never last more than a day or maybe two on the Keto Diet.
The ketogenic diet is a high fat, adequate protein, low carbohydrate diet. The reductions of carbs in the Keto diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates, this is known as ketosis.
There are a number of different types of Keto diets, so make sure you investigate which is best for you based on what outcome you're looking for i.e. lowering blood sugar, weight loss, health management etc. Check out this link for some of the options.
Studies have show following a Ketogenic diet may be linked to:
Calculating Net Carbs
There are massive debates on how this should be done and how helpful it actually is.. the only real 'teller' is whether or not you're reaching your health goals.
If this means you count Net Carbs or count Total Carbs or just change the way you eat, you just need to monitor you own response to the foods you consume.
NET CARBS = Carbs that are absorbed into your body. One example of how Net Carbs can be calculated can be seen in the adjacent picture, but there are many different methods of Net Carb calculations.
Some examples of the Keto snacks and meals we have at home..
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