Keto Chicken Piccata with Broccoli and Spinach
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it possible to gain weight on a keto diet?
Yes, weight gain can occur on a keto diet if you consistently consume more calories than you burn. Portion control and mindful eating are important even on keto.
Are there keto-friendly alternatives to traditional pasta and rice?
Yes, you can use spiralized vegetables like zucchini for 'zoodles' or cauliflower rice as low-carb substitutes for traditional pasta and rice.
How do I manage constipation on a keto diet?
Drinking plenty of water, increasing fiber intake through non-starchy vegetables, and consuming foods rich in magnesium can help alleviate constipation.
How does the keto diet affect cholesterol levels?
For many people, the keto diet can improve cholesterol profiles by increasing HDL ('good') cholesterol and decreasing triglycerides. However, individual responses may vary.
Can I have soy products on a keto diet?
Some soy products like tofu and tempeh can be included in moderation on a keto diet. Be cautious of the carb content and choose minimally processed options.