How to Follow a Clean Keto Diet

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Clean Keto


If you’ve ever been on a low-carb diet, you have likely heard of the clean keto diet. This is a type of ketogenic diet that many people follow to lose weight and improve their health. But what exactly is clean keto? How do you know if you’re following it correctly? And why would someone choose this type of eating plan over other, more common diets?

Clean Keto Rules

Clean keto is a low-carb diet that limits your net carb intake to 20-25 grams per day. It’s also high in fat and protein, with only about 10% of your daily calories coming from carbohydrates.

This means you can’t eat any fruit or starchy vegetables on the strict keto diet—only whole, natural foods like meat, fish and eggs are allowed.

How to Follow a Clean Keto Diet

You will want to eat a lot of fat, protein, and vegetables. Of course, you can also add in some fruit if you wish. Avoid sugar and grain products as much as possible. I recommend sticking with whole foods like meats or fish for most meals. If you need some carbs in your diet (and many people do), stick with low carb products such as veggies or herbs from the grocery store instead of those full of refined carbs like white pasta or brown rice that are high in carbohydrates per serving size but don’t have much nutritional value when compared with other options out there on the market today!

Meats and Seafood

Meats and seafood are the best sources of protein, so they’re not off limits on a strict keto diet. However, it’s important to avoid processed meats like bacon and sausage because they tend to be high in carbs.

You should also keep your intake of eggs low if you want to stay in ketosis, they can kick you out of ketosis very quickly if you eat too many eggs at once!

Dairy Products and Eggs

While dairy products are allowed on a strict keto diet, you may not be able to eat them all the time. If you want to include them in your diet and still stay within the limits of this plan, try adding a little something extra like butter or cream. If you’re feeling adventurous, consider making your own cheese!

You’ll also need to be careful when adding dairy back into your diet as well—some people may find it harder than others because they have trouble getting their body used to digesting these foods again after so long without them. In general though? As long as you don’t go overboard with how much butter/cream etc., there shouldn’t be any problems at all!

Oils, Fats, Nuts, and Seeds

Strict keto is a very low-carb diet, so you’re going to have to cut out most carbohydrates. This means that you can no longer eat bread, pasta and rice—all of which are high in carbs. If you want to avoid feeling hungry on this diet, it’s important that you learn how much fat is allowed per day on strict keto.

In addition to limiting carbs and protein intake on strict keto (which we will cover later), there are other foods that need cutting back or completely eliminated from your diet: dairy products such as milk chocolate bars; sugary treats like cookies or ice cream; alcohol; starchy vegetables such as potatoes or corn kernels

More vegetables, please

Vegetables are great for keto, and they’re even better if you use them to make your favorite recipes. Cooking with vegetables is easy and can help ensure that you’re getting plenty of vitamins and minerals into your diet without having to worry about counting calories or carbs. You can also prepare some delicious meals using only fresh produce—the perfect way to enjoy all those tasty varieties at home!

Vegetable dishes are the perfect fit for this strict diet because they’re low in both fat and calories; yet full of vitamins A through K, E through F (especially B12), C and K2 (which helps regulate blood sugar levels), potassium (which regulates fluid balance) as well as magnesium for good bone health!

Strict keto means no more than 20-25 net grams of carbs per day. You can eat as many vegetables as you want, but it’s important to be aware of how much fruit and vegetable juice or dried fruit you’re getting in your diet. Avoiding those items will keep your carb count low and help ensure that you stay within the boundaries of strict keto.

Fat is your friend


  • The keto diet is a low-carb, high-fat way of eating. The idea is to reduce your carb intake while increasing the amount of fat in your diet. This can be done by replacing carbs with healthy fats (like olive oil or avocado) or using other types of fats that are more keto-friendly than others (like coconut oil).
  • You should aim for 30 percent to 40 percent fat on this plan—but don’t worry if you fall short at first! It’s important to keep track of how much fat you’re eating so that you don’t overeat any particular food group consistently throughout the week.

Strict keto means not consuming any more than 20-25 net grams of carbs per day.

Strict keto is a low-carb, moderate protein, and high fat diet. It’s not a low calorie diet, nor is it very high in protein or fat.

Strict keto participants can consume up to 25 net grams of carbs per day (net grams are total carbs minus fiber), depending on their goals and personal preferences. For most people who are doing strict keto because they want to lose weight, this means eating only 20-25 net grams per day—and that’s it! 

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The good news is that you can still follow a strict keto diet even if you’re not following the exact rules. Even if you don’t follow the strict 20-25 net carbs per day rule, it’s still possible to eat low-carb and high-fat foods. Because it takes time for your body to adapt, you may find that you feel more energetic than ever before! It may take some time to adjust to the strict keto diet and avoid any side effects. Once you get used to it, your body will thank you for giving it a break from all that sugar!


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