The ketogenic (keto) diet is the latest buzz-word for weight-loss these days. For anyone following the diet, new products are springing up on store shelves everywhere, with everything from keto-drinks, protein bars, to dips and spreads.
Blaze Pizza is the first national chain to offer a keto pizza crust, including a “Keto Crust,” which contains just six grams of net carbohydrates.
The keto diet is an extremely low-carb, high-fat diet. Numerous studies over the last 10 years have found the diet effective for weight loss, diabetes, and even epilepsy.
There’s also early evidence to show that it may be beneficial for certain cancers, Alzheimer’s disease and other diseases, too.
A ketogenic diet typically limits carbs to 20–50 grams per day. While this may seem challenging, many nutritious foods can easily fit into this way of eating.
Let’s explore some of the best foods to eat (besides a slice of Keto Crust pizza) when on a ketogenic diet.