Low Carb Intake:
Limit daily carbohydrate consumption to around 20-50 grams, primarily from non-starchy vegetables.
High Fat Foods:
Focus on healthy fats such as avocados, olive oil, nuts, and fatty fish to make up the majority of your caloric intake.
Consume a moderate amount of protein, typically between 15-25% of your daily calories.
Strive to achieve and maintain a state of ketosis, where your body burns fat for energy instead of carbohydrates.
Eliminate or significantly reduce sugar and foods high in sugar, including many fruits.
Watch Carb Sources:
Be cautious of hidden carbs in processed foods, sauces, and condiments.
Drink plenty of water and consider replenishing electrolytes as they can be depleted on a keto diet.
Meal Planning :
Plan meals carefully to ensure they meet the keto macronutrient ratios and nutrient requirements.
Keep track of your food intake, measure ketone levels, and adjust your diet as needed to stay in ketosis and reach your goals.