Start this diet is difficult and even more if you do not know what to eat, but congratulations for your decision to follow the ketogenic diet and help spread it, soon you will feel the best way (usually 3 weeks after starting it and your body detoxifies from the chemists of the processed food) Keto diet food list.
Use our ketogenic diet calculator to know how many grams of macronutrients you use per day.
Fats and oils
This will be the bulk of your food intake so take it very seriously. Fat is very important for your body, but it is also very dangerous if you consume the wrong fat.
Saturated and monounsaturated fats such as butter, macadamia nuts, avocado, eggs, and coconut oil are preferable.
Avoid hydrogenated fats, such as margarine to minimize your intake of trans fats in your diet (it is associated with coronary heart disease).
Be careful with nuts because it contains high amounts of omega 6 (which is highly inflammatory).
Red Palm Oil
Mayonnaise (be careful if you have added carbohydrates, look for the sugar-free version)
Peanut Butter, do not use those that have added carbohydrates, limit your intake since it contains omega 6
Meat with more fat is preferable because it contains more fat than protein.
Pig: be careful with the quality of the pig, since many young in Mexico are not well fed and are filled with parasites.
Poultry: Chicken, duck, turkey.
Salchicas and bacon: Be careful those who add sugar (which is the majority, if those who sell in Costco have added sugar, so you can eat more).
Most non-starchy vegetables have low carbohydrates. Consume organic vegetables to avoid effects of pesticides and other chemicals. Limit your consumption of carrots, tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins. Avoid potatoes, peas, and corn because they contain a lot of carbohydrates.
Onions (not much, since they have more sugar)
Any green leafy vegetables
Lettuce and vegetables for salad
Organic dairy products of preference.
Sour cream (Check the labels to avoid carbohydrate additives)
Cream cheese (counts each portion of 1 oz cheese as 1 carbohydrate in general)
Whole milk yogurt without sugar (limit your intake as it is a little higher in carbohydrates)
All hard and soft cheeses: (counts each portion of 1 oz cheese as 1 carbohydrate in general)
Nuts and seeds:
You can consume nuts, almonds, and macadamias since they are the ones with the lowest level of carbohydrates. But do not overdo it since they contain high levels of omega 6.
Green tea without caffeine and without sugar
Basil, Black Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Cinnamon, Cloves, Dill, Ginger, Mint, Mustard Seeds, Oregano, Parsley, Chili Pepper, Rosemary, Sage, Cumin Seeds, Coriander Seeds, Thyme, and Turmeric.