Keto Crunchy Rice Salad (Vegan)
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any side effects of the keto diet?
Some people may experience keto flu, which includes symptoms like fatigue, headache, and nausea. It's temporary and can be managed by staying hydrated and getting enough electrolytes.
Is coconut oil a healthy fat for a keto diet?
Yes, coconut oil is rich in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) which are quickly converted to ketones. It's a popular fat source in keto cooking.
Can I eat nuts on a keto diet?
Nuts like almonds, walnuts, and macadamias are great sources of healthy fats and can be enjoyed in moderation on a keto diet. Be mindful of portion sizes due to their calorie content.
Is exercise necessary for success on a keto diet?
Exercise can enhance the effects of a keto diet by improving insulin sensitivity, burning additional calories, and promoting overall health. However, weight loss can still occur without intense exercise.
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.