What You Can Eat on the Keto Diet

What can you eat on the Ketogenic diet?

The Keto diet has become very popular over the past few months. Many people have not only have found success changing their physique with the Keto diet but some have also found many health benefits starting the Keto diet. Simply, the Ketogenic diet consist primarily of fats and proteins. Many people find success changing their physique on the Keto diet because a diet that consists of mostly protein and fats keeps them satiated, prevents cravings, and over eating.

An additional benefit of the Ketogenic diet is that you don’t need to make major restrictions to your diet. If you currently are eating a “healthy” diet that includes real food, healthy proteins, fats, and vegetables, you will keep your diet similar the only major restriction you will have to get used to is limiting your carbohydrate intake. Limiting carbs may seem difficult in the beginning but if you stay consistent your body will adjust and you should not have the strong cravings for carbohydrate dense foods. As your carbohydrate cravings decrease your energy levels should become consistent and many individuals also experience cognitive benefits after they adjust to the keto diet.

Foods Approved on the Ketogenic Diet

Meat

  • Wild game

  • Organic grass-fed beef, bison, and lamb

  • Organic free-range chicken, turkey, Cornish hen, and duck

Fish

  • Wild caught fish

    • Salmon

    • Trout

    • Flounder

    • Mackerel

    • Sardines

    • Anchovies

Dairy (low carbohydrate)

  • Organic full fat butter, cheese, and yogurt

Eggs

  • Whole Free-range organic eggs

Organic Nuts, Seeds, Nut Butters

  • Almonds

  • Brazil

  • Macadamia

  • Hazelnuts

  • Cashews

  • Pecans

  • Walnuts

  • Pistachio

  • Flax

  • Pumpkin

  • Sunflower

  • Sesame

Unrefined Cold Pressed Oils

  • Organic nut oils

  • Olive oil

  • Avocado oil

  • Coconut oil

  • Ghee

Vegetables (low carbohydrate)

  • Green leafy vegetables

  • Sprouts

  • Broccoli

  • Cauliflower

  • Peppers

  • Onions

  • Avocado

Seasonings and Condiments

  • Salt

  • Black pepper

  • Red pepper

  • Tumeric

  • Cinnamon

  • Garlic

  • Onion

  • Cayenne

  • Organic apple cider vinegar

  • Fermented soy sauce