Low Carb Chorizo And Spinach Meal Prep
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
What's the difference between total carbs and net carbs?
Total carbs include all types of carbohydrates, while net carbs subtract fiber and certain sugar alcohols. Net carbs are often used in keto diets to gauge carb intake.
Can I have beans and legumes on a keto diet?
Most beans and legumes are relatively high in carbs, which can make them challenging to fit within keto carb limits. Consider alternative protein sources.
What is the difference between ketosis and ketoacidosis?
Ketosis is a natural metabolic state where the body burns fat for fuel. Ketoacidosis, on the other hand, is a dangerous condition that can occur in uncontrolled diabetes.
What is MCT oil and how is it used in a keto diet?
MCT oil is a type of fat that is easily converted into ketones. It's commonly used in keto coffee or added to meals for an extra source of quick energy.