The Keto Diet is having great success because it works for plenty of people without having the struggle of feeling hungry all the time. It changes the “fuel source” of the body from using sugar as energy to using consumed fat and stored fat as the main source of endurance. There are several factors that make the weight loss appealing in the keto diet such as aiding in the balance high blood sugar levels, hormonal balance, and feeling good all around.
By using a high-fat, low-carbohydrate the main sources of food categories include healthy fats, protein, and non-starchy vegetables. Most healthy fats have zero net carbs such as omega-3 fatty acids, natural oils as coconut, olive, flaxseed and avocado. Animal fat such as chicken and duck as also be used. Protein can be consumed throughout the day in moderation to curb hunger. Consume grass-fed beef, lamb, goat, and veal. Poultry and fish are also great for protein including turkey, chicken, quail, tuna, bass, salmon, and sardines. Any green vegetable is usually contains non or low carbohydrates like spinach, kale, or collards. Low starchy vegetables are also mushrooms, broccoli, bell peppers, and sugar snap peas. To get creative with the wide list of foods that can be consumed condiments like spices and herbs are more than welcome if they are 0 grams per net of carbs with no sugars added. Always remember that the best to apply the Keto Diet is to stay away from high starch foods and sugars. The main way to get to your health goals is to have your body burn the fat that is being stored in the cells. To get the toxins out of your body drink lots and lots of water. If you are a coffee drinker, it is best consumed with no sugar and no creamer; black coffee or a cup of tea (unsweetened) are best.