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How Do You Successfully Do the Keto Diet?

The low-carb, high-fat eating plan known as the ketogenic (keto) diet seems to be all the rage these days. We’re seeing more and more of this diet in the news and on the Web. But the keto diet isn’t all that new really. This diet was developed back in the 1920s as a way to treat childhood epilepsy. Since then, scientists have been discovering other potentials of this diet, just one of which is weight loss. If you’re interested in following this low-carb eating plan yourself, there are things you need to familiarize yourself with to really make keto work. The diet comes with many rules and caveats. But with a bit of researching and practice, anyone can go keto the right way. Here are just a couple of beginner’s tips to help get you started. First, What is the Keto Diet? The ketogenic diet is, by definition, a very-low-carb diet. On this diet, you eat only around 50g of carbohydrates a day. However, the exact amount of carbs you can eat on keto may vary depending on your activity levels and the exact type of keto diet you are following (yes, there’s more than one way to do keto). Besides restricting carbohydrates, the ketogenic diet requires that you increase your fat intake. Fat makes up 65-75% of your daily calories on this diet. And last but not least, protein intake needs to be moderate on a keto diet, making up around 25% of your daily calories. When you eat…

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