If you find yourself reading this article, then you are probably looking for a transformation.
Whether you want to lose weight or become a healthier human being, the keto diet is the right diet for you. You will have to change some things about your everyday life, but there are worse diets that will restrict you from almost everything.
Let’s explain what keto diet does. Well, you are probably aware that the main source of energy is the carbs. When you start a keto diet, you completely cut down on carbs and sugar, and focus on consuming fats and proteins. By doing so, your body will switch on the fats and will burn them to get energy for you. Yes, it is that simple.
Now that we have that out of the way, we need to explain how you should start the keto diet. You need to build a routine for yourself and stick to it. Acknowledge your goals and reasons that made you start the diet in the first place and remind yourself of them every day. Promise yourself that you won’t give up no matter what and just manage to sustain until you are completely used to the diet.
Find what motivates you and remind yourself of it every time you want to give up. Let’s be realistic, the simplest thing to do is to give up, but that won’t take you anywhere, right?
For these reasons, you need to set up some goals and imagine yourself reaching them. That should keep you pushing for the end. However, you need to set a reasonable goal and be realistic. When you get closer to your goals, you will be motivating yourself automatically.
We will give you several tips that should get you started on the keto diet.
- Go shopping
Now that your kitchen is empty, you will need to replenish the food that you threw away. If you know what you buy, go ahead and buy it. If not, make a research and acknowledge what you need for a successful keto diet.
Here are some tips on what you should eat. For breakfast, you can get eggs and bacon and for lunch a tuna salad mixed with greens and olives. Lastly, for dinner, you can get steak and cook it with vegetables.
- Control your macros
You need to regulate what you ingest and what you give to your body. The three macros that you consume every day are proteins, carbs, and fats. For a successful keto diet, you need to have 75 percent of fats, 25 percent of protein and only 5 percent of carbs. This will take you to the stage of ketosis where you will be burning fat like never before. To calculate everything, you can use MyMacros+.
- Clear your kitchen
Everything that the keto diet restricts you to eat, needs to be taken away. Go to your kitchen and throw foods like bread, candies, rice, potato, and pasta. You can give it to some family member or to a friend. Once you do it, you will be having a good first step of the diet. After you get rid of the unnecessary food, it will be much easier to resist the image of your favorite food because simply, you won’t have it in your home.
- Measure yourself
Before you start the diet, you need to know your size. Measure and take a note of your weight, height, waist size, legs size and even body fat percentage (a little bit trickier to do, but there are methods that can give you a number.) After you take a look at those numbers, set a realistic goal. What number you want to see and how you want to look by the end of the next month is up to you.
If everything is done, you are completely ready to start your adventure. The keto diet will be a good experience for you aside from the fact that it will keep you healthy, you will lose weight and you will feel better about yourself.
Know that it will be hard in the beginning, but you need to stay strong. Think about how great your life will be if you succeed in this mission. The keto diet is the right diet for every kind of a person and everyone can do it.
Follow the tips that we gave you and you will see success. Maybe even ask for the support of your family and friends because that can be crucial at moments like this.
Now that you know almost everything, now that you have been warned about the path that awaits you to walk on, it is up to you how you gonna to do it. Just know that quitting won’t help you in any way possible. You can do it!