Keto Spicy Chorizo and Piquante Rice
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there specific cooking oils recommended for keto recipes?
Yes, oils like olive oil, avocado oil, and coconut oil are popular choices for cooking on a keto diet due to their healthy fat profiles and low carb content.
How does the keto diet help with weight loss?
The keto diet promotes weight loss by shifting the body's primary source of fuel from carbs to fat. This encourages the body to burn stored fat for energy, resulting in weight loss.
Does the keto diet have any cognitive benefits?
Some studies suggest that the keto diet may have cognitive benefits, including improved focus and mental clarity, due to the brain's utilization of ketones as energy.
Can I do a cyclic keto diet?
Cyclic keto involves alternating between high-carb and low-carb days. It can work for some athletes, but it's important to carefully plan carb intake to avoid disrupting ketosis.
Is counting macros necessary on a keto diet?
Counting macros (carbs, fats, and proteins) can be helpful to ensure you're staying within your desired keto ratios. However, some people find success without strict tracking.