Keto Diet for Beginners – Best Practices To Get You Started


The keto diet isn’t here for just 15 minutes of fame. Eating high-fat and low-carbohydrates was used in the early 1900s to help children control epileptic seizures.

The keto diet for beginners can seem pretty straightforward at first. However, selecting the right healthy foods while staying satiated and meeting the macronutrient allowance does take a little work.

What’s distinct about the standard keto diet from other low-carb diets is that the fat consumed makes up 70 to 80% of your daily intake, and protein is a much smaller amount.

Usually, the body uses the sugar or glucose from carbohydrates as its primary fuel source. However, if you have consumed minimal carbs, the body then uses stored fat instead for energy and produces ketones.

Targeted keto can only be transitioned to once you have been on the standard keto diet for at least 60 days, so the body has adapted to consuming high amounts of fat.

Cyclical keto involves strictly following the standard keto diet for 5 to 6 days of the week and then allowing 1 to 2 days of higher carb consumption.

High-Protein keto is a plan that allows for a much larger protein content than the standard plan but is still at least half the fat content that is allowable on keto.

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Going keto may require a significant change in your eating habits. Follow this beginner’s guide to learn more about how the keto diet works,.