Thinking about starting keto but have a few misgivings? Are your friends and family telling you that keto is not a healthy diet, or you can't maintain it for long? Let’s address these keto myths once and for all.
There are two key components of maintaining a keto diet, in my opinion: figuring out a way to enjoy your favorite flavors that your palate still craves and getting in all the fats you need to truly make a diet ketogenic. A keto diet is, after all, a high fat diet.
While meats and veggies are the star of your diet, I like to think of the other items—oils, seasonings, accompaniments, etc.—as the supporting cast. Read on to find out what's in my supporting cast!
Products served at most fast food spots and lining the grocery aisles, what author Michael Pollan calls “food-like substances,” are filled with chemicals known to cause harmful effects in humans and lab animals alike, not to mention the added salts and sugars and the problems those bring.
Learn how common food additives can affect you, and hoe to avoid them.