Don’t eat meat? No problem! A successful vegetarian keto diet can be incredibly easy, depending on your flexibility. It’s true—you can be keto without any meat. A ketogenic diet is a diet that is low in carbohydrates, high in fat, and has a moderate level of protein.
You might be thinking Why A Ketogenic Diet for Vegetarians?
Ketogenic diets have long been used as a treatment for epilepsy and for diabetes, however, people also use it to lose weight.
Some people may be surprised to learn that many vegetarians, like many non-vegetarians, struggle with their weight and need to alter their diets to lose weight.
This is because the typical vegetarian diet contains more carbs and less fat than most meat-based diets. Unfortunately, some vegetarians do not process carbs well, and this leads to weight gain and other health problems.
These days, many people choose Keto diet for weight management so let’s understand how Keto diet helps to lose weight. In terms of losing weight, the only thing that matters in the ketogenic diet is the number of carbs you consume. However, for purposes of overall health, vegetarians should distinguish between good carbs and bad carbs.
Good carbs are foods that are high in fiber, and nutrients because they are either not processed, or only minimally processed.
Bad carbs are heavily processed foods that are high in carbs. These foods enter the bloodstream faster than good carbs because they are converted to sugar faster.
So let me share the list to remove items from your pantry
The bad carbs to get rid of are heavily processed, high-carb foods such as those that contain white sugar and white flour. These foods include:
Potatoes, Yams, Sweet Potatoes, Corn, and Carrots
Low-Fiber, Sugar-Added Cereals
So let me share here what I stock my pantry with.
Below are some video recipes to get you started on Keto diet.