Ketogenic diet (Also called the “Keto Diet) is a high fat, low carb diet similar to the Atkins diet. The goal is to get more calories from fat and less from carbohydrates in order to control weigh gain and encourage weight loss. The aim of keto is to ingest between 20 – 50 grams of net carbs a day.

Foods to Avoid

Your is to avoid foods that are sources of processed grains and sugars.  Here is a short list of some foods that should be avoided when you are on the ketogenic diet.

  • Croutons
  • Peas
  • Potatoes Chips
  • Bananas
  • Glazed/Honey Baked Ham
  • Margarine
  • Beer
  • Pina Coladas
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Cow’s Milk
  • Trail Mix
  • Carrots
  • Soda
  • Bread
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Honey
  • Syrups
  • Juice
  • Ketchup
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Dried Fruit
  • Low Fat Products (Extra Sugar is Added to Make Up for Reduced Fat)
  • Mangos
  • Grapes
  • Beans
  • Chocolate