If you’ve never heard of the keto diet until this point, I’m not sure where you’ve been or what you’ve been doing. The diet first came into popularity by catching the attention of bacon- and butter-lovers and doesn’t seem to be subsiding anytime soon. Especially with celebrity endorsements and jaw-dropping weight-loss successes, it’s no wonder this trend is still going strong.
However, doing keto properly is more than a matter of eat this, not that. Anyone who’s considering this low-carb, high-fat diet should weigh risk factors, recommended timelines, and everything in between. To provide you with every piece of necessary information, we’ve put together an all-in-one keto guide for easy reference. Here are 22 things you should know before trying it yourself.