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The Best (and Worst) Mayo For Keto: Store-Bought Brands, Keto Recipes, and What to Avoid

The Best (and Worst) Mayo For Keto: Store-Bought Brands, Keto Recipes, and What to Avoid

Mayonnaise is arguably the best condiment for the keto diet. Not only does it add a satisfying creaminess to keto meals, but mayo can provide us with a zero-carb source of healthy fats, micronutrients, and antioxidants as well. Unfortunately, not every mayo you find in the store will be optimal for your health. Many mayo products and recipes use unhealthy oils and added sugars, so it is important to be mindful of what you buy and make to get the results you want with keto. In this guide, ...

Low Carb Nuts – The Best and Worst Nuts (and Seeds) for the Keto Diet

Low Carb Nuts – The Best and Worst Nuts (and Seeds) for the Keto Diet

Nuts are known for their vitamin, mineral, fiber, and healthy fat content. What is often overlooked, however, is how many carbs they add to the diet. Since nuts are designed by nature to provide nourishment for a new plant, each one comes with some net carbs in the form of starches and sugars. This is why it is crucial to consider the carb counts of each nut before you incorporate them into your keto lifestyle. To give you a better idea of what the best nuts are for keto, let's take a look ...

Guide to the Carnivore Diet: Risks, Benefits, Food List, and Keto Meal Plan

Guide to the Carnivore Diet: Risks, Benefits, Food List, and Keto Meal Plan

In stark contrast to veganism, the carnivore diet is composed of exclusively animal products, mainly meat. Though this goes against the common consensus that whole plant foods are healthy, many have experienced miraculous results after going 100% carnivore. Unfortunately, these success stories are often followed by an overwhelming amount of misleading information regarding the benefits and risks of eliminating plants from the diet. To help us uncover the truth behind the carnivorism and ...

Best and Worst Oils for a Keto Diet: Cooking, Drizzling, and What to Avoid

Best and Worst Oils for a Keto Diet: Cooking, Drizzling, and What to Avoid

All plant-based oils have zero carbs and protein, making them the purest source of fat you can have on the keto diet. However, this doesn’t mean that everything in the cooking oil aisle is keto-friendly. Though you can lose fat on keto regardless of what fats you consume, the oils you use will play a crucial role in ensuring optimal health, wellbeing, and sustained ketosis. Since fat will be your primary source of energy, choosing the right oils can be the deciding factor between a healthy ...

Keto Milk Substitutes: Best Options, What to Avoid, Recipes, and Practical Tips

Keto Milk Substitutes: Best Options, What to Avoid, Recipes, and Practical Tips

Whether you want to cut carbs or dairy from your diet, there are plenty of milk substitutes you can choose from. Whole milk, skim milk, evaporated milk, and even sweetened condensed milk can be replaced with a keto-friendly alternative that helps you improve health and reach your fat loss goals. To help you find the best keto milk substitute for you, we broke this post into the following sections: Why substitute milk on keto? Keto-friendly milk substitutes: dairy and non-dairy ...

Keto Indian Food: Guide to Eating Out and Making Your Own

Keto Indian Food: Guide to Eating Out and Making Your Own

Each Indian dish is packed with a diverse array of flavors and textures that are unmatched by other popular cuisines. Though the herbs and spices behind each satisfying bite are keto-friendly, they are usually paired with carb-dense ingredients that can keep us from experiencing the benefits of ketosis.  Fortunately, there are plenty of menu items and keto recipes you can choose from to get your Indian food fix. In this guide, we will dive into the world of keto Indian cuisine so you can ...

Mexican Food on the Keto Diet & Lifestyle

Mexican Food on the Keto Diet & Lifestyle

One of the most rewarding food journeys starts when we skip the tortillas, rice, and beans and dive deeper into the rich world of keto-friendly Mexican cuisine. From the Americanized versions of Tex-Mex, Cal-Mex, and New Mexico-style to authentic metropolitan and coastal Mexican cuisines,  you will find plenty of dishes that are full of flavor and low in carbs. However, it is crucial to be aware of what to eat and avoid before you try to satisfy your craving for these rich and fulfilling ...

A Comprehensive Guide to Keto-Friendly Salad Dressing: Buying Tips, Restaurant Options, and Quick Recipes

A Comprehensive Guide to Keto-Friendly Salad Dressing: Buying Tips, Restaurant Options, and Quick Recipes

Greens, meat, and high-fat dressing — the quick and easy keto trinity that’ll help you meet your needs for vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, and protein in one low-carb meal.  Finding a healthy and tasty keto salad dressing, however, can get tricky when you venture beyond olive oil and vinegar. Most of the popular dressings will either be high in sugar or packed with inflammatory oils (and sometimes both). Even dressings that seem keto-friendly may still contain unhealthy ingredients. To ...

Keto Chicken Thighs – 10 Recipes and 4 Essential Rules

Keto Chicken Thighs – 10 Recipes and 4 Essential Rules

It is hard not to like chicken thighs. Despite being one of the cheapest meats, they are packed with more flavor and healthy fats than costlier cuts like chicken breast. Surprisingly enough, the benefits of chicken thighs only increase as the cost goes down. By opting for bone-in, skin-on thighs — instead of the more expensive boneless, skinless option — you can reap the benefits of collagen and bone broth without having to pay extra for keto supplements.  To help you get the most out of ...

Starbucks Drinks and Hacks for the Keto Diet

Starbucks Drinks and Hacks for the Keto Diet

Staying in ketosis when you're on the go can feel like an obstacle course, especially at Starbucks. Though many of the menu items sound like they may be keto-friendly, their nutrition labels tend to read more like a candy bar than a low-carb beverage. However, this doesn't mean that you have to give up on your favorite Starbucks drinks while you are on the keto diet. Instead, you can be your own at-home barista with the help of our ketoproof coffee options (like our Keto Pumpkin Pie Spice ...