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50 pantry essentials for a keto lifestyle

Espresso Logo By Ruby Pratka of Espresso | Slide 1 of 51: The keto diet was originally developed to reduce the severity of epileptic seizures, especially in children, but has recently become popular with people trying to lose weight and get in shape. “The diet aims to force your body into using a different type of fuel,” Harvard Medical School explains. “Instead of relying on sugar (glucose) that comes from carbohydrates (such as grains, legumes, vegetables, and fruits), the keto diet relies on ketone bodies, a type of fuel that the liver produces from stored fat.” Dieters get as much as 90% of their calories from fat and almost none from carbohydrates. A poorly planned keto diet could lead to nutrient deficiency and kidney, liver and digestive problems, so make sure you talk to a doctor or dietitian before going keto. This list aims to provide some inspiration for a balanced keto pantry.

50 pantry essentials for a keto lifestyle

The keto diet was originally developed to reduce the severity of epileptic seizures, especially in children, but has recently become popular with people trying to lose weight and get in shape. “The diet aims to force your body into using a different type of fuel,” Harvard Medical School explains. “Instead of relying on sugar (glucose) that comes from carbohydrates (such as grains, legumes, vegetables, and fruits), the keto diet relies on ketone bodies, a type of fuel that the liver produces from stored fat.” Dieters get as much as 90% of their calories from fat and almost none from carbohydrates. A poorly planned keto diet could lead to nutrient deficiency and kidney, liver and digestive problems, so make sure you talk to a doctor or dietitian before going keto. This list aims to provide some inspiration for a balanced keto pantry.

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