The ketogenic diet is a fairly simple approach to eating healthy foods that are low carb, high fat, and moderate protein. The lack of carbs forces your body to burn fat rather than glucose to produce energy. The result is ketone production, increased energy, and improved mental clarity, along with a myriad of other health benefits.
How do I get started?
The best way to get started on keto is to do what you’re doing right now, asking the right questions and doing your research. niKETO exists as a resource to help people who want to change their life using the keto diet. We breakdown every part of the keto lifestyle and answer all of the most important questions a new ketoer could have. Our mailing list and social media accounts – twitter, Facebook, and Instagram - are all designed around helping you get started and they are set up to answer any question you may have that’s not covered by the site.
Once you have the knowledge and you know what you need to do, it’s time to jump in. Go to the store, buy the keto foods you’ll need to support your new low-carb life and come see us here at niKETO if you need any recipe ideas or if you want to humble brag about your keto progress.
What are macronutrients?
Macronutrients are basically the main categories your daily calories fall into. There are 3 main macronutrients that keto is concerned with tracking: