OMG I’m having a keto person over for dinner!

Don’t panic. Keep calm. It shouldn’t be that hard to cater for them. The easiest thing to serve is meat or fish and salad. Meat should be plain with no sugar based seasoning. Think of a BBQ. Yes even most sausages should be fine (just find ones which have less than 4 grams of carbohydrates per serving). For flavor and seasoning salt, pepper, garlic, herbs and spices are fine. Cook…

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What is keto?

What is keto? The use of the word “keto” is about the ketogenic diet. The diet is based on getting your body into a ketogenic state. The ketogenic state can usually be achieved by eating less than 20 or 25 grams (or less or more!) of net carbohydrates per day. By asking “What is keto?” it usually means what food fits into a ketogenic diet. Generally for a whole food,…

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Is Noshu Donut keto?

Is Noshu Donut keto? Yes! It’s keto friendly Noshu Donut – Noshu Donuts are available in the fridge section and are more of a doughnut shaped cake than a real doughnut. *This is a user contributed keto food knowledge base item. The Is it Keto? website is designed to give you a quick answer if a food will work with the ketogenic diet.  The determining factor if a food is…

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Is tofu keto?

Is tofu keto? Yes! Tofu is keto friendly Tofu – Tofu is a great protein source for vegans or vegetarians who are doing the keto diet. It’s low in carbohydrates. *This is a user contributed keto food knowledge base item. The Is it Keto? website is designed to give you a quick answer if a food will work with the ketogenic diet. The determining factor if a food is keto…

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Is Pork rinds keto?

Is Pork rinds keto? Yes! It’s keto friendly Pork rinds – Pork rinds generally are very keto friendly. You can even use them crushed up as a crunchy coating option for frying (replacing bread crumbs). *This is a user contributed keto food knowledge base item. The Is it Keto? website is designed to give you a quick answer if a food will work with the ketogenic diet.  The determining factor…

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Is Gluten flour (vital wheat gluten) keto?

Is gluten flour (vital wheat gluten) keto? Yes gluten flour is keto but may not be a very healthy option. Gluten flour (vital wheat gluten) – Gluten is the protein part of wheat (and other grain products). It can be used for coating fried foods for those who tolerate it. *This is a user contributed keto food knowledge base item. The Is it Keto? website is designed to give you…

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What is a low carb diet?

What is a low carb diet and what’s the difference between a low carb diet and a keto diet? A low carb diet is just a diet that is a reduced carbohydrate diet. There are no hard and fast rules as to the number of carbohydrates ‘allowed’ or types of carbohydrates allowed. The standard dietary guidelines recommends that carbohydrates make up 45 to 65 percent of your total daily calories.…

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Is Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli) keto?

Is Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli) keto? Yes! It’s keto friendly Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli)- An Asian green vegetable *This is a user contributed keto food knowledge base item. The Is it Keto? website is designed to give you a quick answer if a food will work with the ketogenic diet.  The determining factor if a food is keto or not is if the item has low carbs.  When a ketogenic…

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What is a ketogenic diet?

What is a ketogenic diet? A ketogenic diet is based on having your body produce molecules called “ketones”. Ketones are a fuel source for the body, used when glucose or blood sugar is depleted. Most of the time, people eat carbohydrates which are broken down in the body to be glucose or blood sugar. By reducing carbohydrates to a minimal level, your body can create ketones. There is also a…

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What is a carb or carbohydrate?

What is a carb or carbohydrate? On the Is it Keto? website, we use the term carb interchangeably with the word carbohydrate. We’ve also heard it shortened to “carbo”. But those people are just strange. So we use carb when we are feeling lazy. A carbohydrate is one of three macro nutrients available in food. The others are protein and fat. Carbohydrates are either a sugar, fiber or starch in…

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