Keto

What is keto?
The Keto Diet, or Ketogenic Diet, is a high fat, moderate protein, very low carb diet. General macronutrient goals are 75-80% fat, 15-20% protein, 5-10% car...
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019 at 12:00 PM
What’s keto-friendly at Snap?
Our idea of keto-friendly is 30g (or less) of net carbs per day, or 10g (or less) of net carbs per meal. Each day in our keto-friendly meal plan aims to sta...
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019 at 11:55 AM
How does it work?
Under normal (more carby) circumstances, your body uses glucose (aka carbs) for energy. When you’re on a keto diet and aren’t consuming as many carbs, your b...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 12:43 PM
What are net carbs?
Net carbs are calculated by subtracting fiber from total carbohydrates (total carbs-fiber=net carbs). Fiber has a minimal impact on blood sugar, so we f...
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019 at 12:05 PM
Is the keto-friendly meal plan meant for those who follow a therapeutic ketogenic diet?
Most likely not. If you or a family member is on a ketogenic diet for a health condition, it’s important to check with your doctor to make sure that you’re ...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 12:50 PM
Is keto suitable for everyone?
As with any dietary pattern/lifestyle, keto won’t work for everyone. Women have to be extra careful, especially if they have thyroid or adrenal issues. This ...
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019 at 12:12 PM
Do I really eat zero carbs?
No way! Not all carbohydrates are created equal. While everyone has different needs and yours may be different than what we offer, our keto-friendly plan con...
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019 at 12:13 PM
Will your keto-friendly plan put me in ketosis?
It may not! Our keto-friendly plan allows in 30g of net carbs (or less) per day. Some people need a few weeks of very tight keto (sometimes 30g total carbohy...
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019 at 12:14 PM
What are the benefits?
Results will depend on the person and on other lifestyle factors, but some common benefits include (but certainly aren’t limited to):  weight loss improved...
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019 at 12:15 PM
Are there any negative side effects?
Especially in the beginning, you can experience what is known as ‘keto flu’ as your body adjusts to eating a lot fewer carbohydrates. You may experience hea...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 12:52 PM