The Best and the Worst Food for Keto Diet

The Best and the Worst Food for Keto Diet - Keto diet has been applied by people since 1920s. This diet was found based on nutrition science and physiology. It is low-carb diet which believes that loosing weight should burn the fuel source, in this case sugar, into energy. So, rather than burning sugar, keto diet focuses on burning fat. Therefore, you need some keto specific recipes with some ketogenic diet food list items. here you are some best and worst food for keto diet.

How to Know the Best and the Worst Food for Keto Diet

1. The Best Food
- All diet needs vegetables. For the keto diet, you need non-starchy ones which you don't worry about the carb intake increasing. They include all types of leafy veggies (kale, mustard, collard, spinach, dandelion, etc), cucumber, zucchini, asparagus, and cruciferous veggies (cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower).

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You might also want veggies with a bit higher in carbs such as bamboo shots, mushrooms, bell pepper, bean sprouts, water chesnuts, radishes or green beans.

- In this keto diet, you also need some great amounts of healthy fats which reach up to 80 percents of your whole calories. The examples are grass-fed butter, olive oil, coconut oil, some nuts and seeds, and palm oil. This fat is needed mostly on keto recipes to provide energy and avoid the fatgue and hunger.

In addition, you might also want healthy fats include saturated fats and some certain types of PUFAs (polyunsaturated fats) such as omega-3 fatty acids, butter and ghee, MCT oil, or lard, chicken fat or duck. If you want to have fat-based fruit you can take avocado in the recipe.

- High protein but low carb is needed in moderate amounts to support the above composition. They include cage-free eggs, grass-fed meat, pasture-raised poultry, wild-caught fish, full-fat (raw) dairy products and organ meats. The specific examples are as follows:

* Grass-fed meat : veal, lamb, goat, venison.
* Poultry  : hen, goose, pheasant, chicken, quail, turkey.
* Organ meats : liver (chicken or cow)
* Wild-caught fish : trout, tuna, bass, salmon, mackerel, sardines, anchovies, flounder.

- The healthy snacks you can take during the keto diet are:
* Hard-boiled eggs
* Extra veggies such as raw carrot
* Minced meat wrapped in lettuce 
* Avocado with sliced lox
* Turkey or beef jerky

2. The Worst Food
As the same with other diet, keto diet won't never let you eat processed food although it is fruit or grains. You should also avoid any food made from white or wheat flour or any high-carb foods especially those that empty calories. High sugar drink, conventional dairy products and desserts are also 'restricted' food for keto diet.

So, Guys, to do keto diet actually you need to understand well about the high-fat and low-carb foods you can eat. Keep it mind that the high amount of calories on keto diet is the foods which high natural fats, not the opposite. Try it and be healthy! 

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