Keto-Friendly Sweeteners: A Comprehensive Guide

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Originally published on October 15, 2019Updated on September 19, 2020 Successfully starting and maintaining a low-carb diet requires a strict limit on carbohydrate intake. But does that mean that sweets are totally off-limits on a keto diet? Thankfully, no! Thanks to a multitude of sweeteners, keto dieters can satisfy their sweet tooth in fun and … Read more

Best low carb veggies – comprehensive guide and a printable handout

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Originally published on November 2, 2018Updated on September 15, 2020 Even though low carb dieting and meal planning can seem meat-heavy at times, it’s easy to incorporate a substantial amount of fresh, healthy vegetables. Vegetables are a great source of vitamins and fiber that keep your body (and your GI tract) running smoothly. In this … Read more

Is Sucralose Keto-Friendly?

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The Short Answer YES: Sucralose is a zero-calorie nonnutritive sweetener that is not absorbed by the gastrointestinal tract. Due to its synthetic nature, sucralose induces no glycemic response and is well-suited for a keto diet. BUT: Sucralose in powder form (including Splenda brand, and others), is often combined with other sweeteners like dextrose and maltodextrin. … Read more

Are Sweet Potatoes Keto-Friendly?

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Knowing what is “safe” to eat on a low-carb diet is one of the most challenging things to master for beginners. Often times, “healthy” diet plans include sweet potatoes, but are they compatible with a low carb diet? The short answer is: no, not really. Below we’ll dive deeper to find out why, and list … Read more

Are Atkins Bars Keto Friendly?

If you’re wondering, “Are Atkins bars keto friendly?” then I don’t blame you! I had the same thought when I started my keto diet. Every now and then I desperately wanted to satisfy a sweet craving, but I wasn’t sure if Atkins products would kick me out of ketosis. So I did some digging to … Read more

17 of the best store-bought keto snacks

I love taking snack breaks at work. They recharge my mental energy and give me a chance to step back from whatever I’m doing. But I don’t always have hours to prep beautiful, Pinterest-worthy snacks ahead of time! So grab-and-go store-bought keto snacks are a must-have in my pantry. I usually have at least one … Read more