The buzzy ketogenic diet is making headlines all over the internet lately. Endorsed by social influencers and experts alike, it’s fair to say going keto is the new Paleo. Like with most diet trends, though, if you’re not properly aligning the nutritional guidelines with your overall fitness goals, chances are, you won’t see the results you seek.
The purpose of a ketogenic diet is to “hack” your body to use fat (instead of carbohydrates) as its primary source of energy. Basically, you eat fat to burn fat. The benefits can include a boost in mental clarity, a leaner body, increased energy, and more.
We consulted with a few nutrition experts to break down some of the most common mistakes people make when going keto to set you up for a successful and manageable journey to ketosis.