We all know the rule of thumb as bodybuilders. Your daily diet should consist of some balanced nutrients. By following a strict macro nutrient diet consisting a lot of carbs, protein, and a lesser amount of fat, a bodybuilder can develop muscle while at the same time burning fat. bodybuilder-meme

But if you simply want to get rid of stubborn body fat usual macronutrient diet not enough. Look for the keto diet. You might already be familiar with a ketogenic diet plan, and if you are familiar, you know the basic idea of the ‘keto’ diet, ‘Eat Fat to Lose Fat.’ Keto is the way to get shredded and burn fat with fat.

You must be thinking…. Wait what? There is no way to build muscle while in ketosis! For decades we’ve been fed the lie that the best way to manage your calories and shed some fat is to cut fat from our diet.

ketogenic-dietThe overall idea of Keto diet is fairly straightforward, put your body in a state of ketosis, a state in which body burns ketones or fat as fuel/energy as opposed to carbs which many athletes rely on as their source of energy for a workout. This can be done easily by keeping your carbohydrates intake under or lower to 50g per day, limiting carbs intake will allow your body to go into the “keto zone.”

To put you into the keto zone, we are sharing the list of fats and proteins that you can add to your ketogenic diet.

Fats

ketogenic-diet-fatsEating fat make you want to eat less, that might be one of the best benefit of eating fats. Eating a low-calorie diet keep you hungry all the time and this is one of the big issue in diets which deny you foods with a higher fat content such as nuts, fatty fish, cheese, and avocado.

Satiating fat leaves you feeling full. Some of the healthy fats are:

Avocado

avocadoAvocados are amazingly nutritious fruit, this healthy fat doesn’t just tastes good but has countless nutritional benefits. Avocados are loaded with Heart-Healthy monounsaturated fatty acids as well as with high fiber content that will help you to burn fat with general ease.

Olive Oil

olive-oilIf you’re on the ketogenic diet and want to bulk up, then olive oil may do the trick. Olive oil will boost your calorie and fat intake. Despite its high fat and calorie content, Olive oil contains heart-healthy nutrients.

 

Despite its high fat and calorie content, Olive oil contains heart-healthy nutrients.

Peanut Butter

Creamy Brown Peanut Butter on a background
Creamy Brown Peanut Butter on a background

Filled with protein, potassium, and monounsaturated fats, peanut butter helps you shed some of the fat around your waist and promotes heart & overall health. Peanut butter excellent at suppressing cravings so your hunger won’t get the better of you. It can double for protein as well.

 

It also includes fiber for your bowel health, magnesium to fortify your bones and muscles, Vitamin E and antioxidants.

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