Healthy eating guidelines should always roughly apply, even if you limit carbohydrates and regardless of what diet you’re following. When you’re following a keto diet you aim to be in a state of ‘ketosis’. We ask the experts what ketosis is, if it’s worth the effort and if it’s safe.
It’s also worth noting that protein, too, plays an important role in preserving muscle mass during weight loss, so it’s recommended not to restrict protein too much. While eating a lot of fat meant that he got full quickly and wasn’t technically hungry, Mike did get a lot of cravings. “I even noticed a pattern where I was hungry just because I was bored,” he said. Doctor Mike breaks down what he learned from eating high-fat and low-carb for a month.