In order to be successful with your ketogenic diet you need to make sure you have a good ketogenic diet plan to follow. There are many different low carbohydrate and high fat diets out there to follow like the Atkins diet, the LCHF diet or the Paleo diet. If you decide to go for a ketogenic diet and create a ketogenic diet plan for it then here are some advice to follow.
Ensure that you keep your carbohydrate intake to below 25 grams per day. Ensure you eat a high amount of fat during the day, at least 80% of your energy should come from fat. Make sure you eat a moderate amount of protein, somewhere around 1 to 1.5g per kilo of body weight is a good goal to aim for.
Start out your diet with getting as much knowledge about keto diets as possible. The more you know, the better you can actually follow your ketogenic diet plan and the better results you will get.
Make sure you clean out your home of all food that is not good for your ketogenic diet. You do not want to have high carbohydrate food in your home. Instead make sure you have a lot good ketogenic food at home to help you follow your ketogenic diet.
Prepare for sticking with your ketogenic diet plan for a long time. The more you plan the easier it is to follow your diet. Create meals for a whole week in advance, make sure you buy in the food and have it prepared for a long time.
Start counting calories, fat percentage, how many carbohydrates you eat and how much protein you get every day. If you have a good track of how much you eat every day you can also control that you eat the correct things and see when you do not get good results and when you get good results.
Update and change your habits if you feel they are not aligned with your new ketogenic diet plan. Do not put yourself in a situation that could make you fail with your ketogenic diet. The less temptation the easier it is to succeed with your diet.
Drink a lot of water to make sure you are not in a loss of fluids. If you start to get headaches or muscle pains you might be in a lack of water or vitamins like magnesium. Make sure you keep a high intake of water and eat vitamins to ensure your body gets all nutrition it needs.