Preparing for a ketogenic dietSome simple steps before starting a ketogenic diet can improve your chances of a success and make your transition a breeze.

Clean Out The Pantry And Refrigerator Of All Temptation

before starting a ketogenic diet throw out junk food

Go through your kitchen and eliminate all products that can easily be consumed in a moment of weakness, as you will crave carbohydrates initially until you become keto-adapted or get into ketosis.

A Few Products To Help You In Starting A Ketogenic Diet That Act As Insurance Against Failure

It’s true you can, and ideally, should do your ketogenic diet by getting your nutrients and electrolytes from the foods you eat rather than supplements.

But it’s not a perfect world so we have the above on hand to prevent fatigue, lethargy and in the case of sweeteners, reaching for sugars and bread while we initially become keto adapted.

Don’t Do The Shopping On An Empty Stomach

Before you hit the aisles make sure that you have even just a small fatty meal so that you don’t become some erratic, starved, shopping demon, as you are likely to cave in most when you are hungry.

Shopping satiated will have you making sensible decisions and keep you on track.

Get Yourself an Amazon Prime Account and Shop Online, Considering You’re Online Now You Can Start Right Away.

If you’re intending on creating your own masterpieces like those in our keto recipes list you might not be able to get some specialty ingredients in your regular supermarket.

The first thing that comes to mind is Natvia, it’s available on Australian and New Zealand shelves but not so much in America (we’re not certain about Canada or the UK feel free to tell us). 

In those cases buying from Amazon is not just the only way, but it’s often more convenient and cheaper with other items too. Amazon Prime allows for more expedited, cheaper shipping (same day in some circumstances).

Plus you’ll get all the other benefits the Prime program offer such as entertainment deals, Kindle, Audible and early access to clearance sales. You can read more about Amazon Prime and get a Free 30-day trial here or give Amazon Prime to somebody for Christmas here.

Drink Plenty Of Water

Drink plenty of water when starting a ketogenic diet.

It really is important to get plenty of water, one for hydration and two for helping your body rid itself of all those toxins it has been accumulating over time.

Did you know water actually prevents you from retaining water? You’ll appear leaner and your skin will also get the hydration needed to stay healthy.

Work Out Your Macro’s And Stick To Them

When Starting a Ketogenic Diet it’s important that you get the ratio of fat, protein, and carbohydrate correct with your food.

Work them out with our free Keto Calculator for Ketogenic Diet Macronutrients and stick to them.

It will become second nature in no time at all.

Do you have any tips on starting a ketogenic diet that made it easier for you? We’d love to hear them.