Updated: Apr 10, 2021
A Complete Food Guide to Follow Wondering what fits into a keto diet — and what doesn’t?
Protein Liberally Ketogenic diets aren’t high in protein (they focus on fat) so these should all be consumed in moderation.
Fish, especially fatty fish, like salmon
Dark meat chicken
Low-fat proteins, like skinless chicken breast and shrimp. These are great to include in your keto diet, but add a sauce on top for some fat rather than eating them plain.
Cold cuts with added sugar (read the label!)
Meat that has been marinated in sugary sauces
Fish or chicken nuggets
Oil and Fat Liberally
Occasionally Limit your consumption of these oils, which should be easy to do if you're avoiding packaged foods, where they're often found.
Artificial trans fats