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There are hundreds of types of cheese, most of which are very low in carbs and high in fat. Making them a great fit for the keto food.

Just 1 ounce (28 grams) of cheddar cheese provides 1 gram of carbs, 6 grams of protein and a good amount of calcium.

Cheese is high in saturated fat. but it hasn’t been shown to increase your risk of heart disease. In fact, some studies suggest that it may help protect against this condition.

Also contains CLA, which has been linked to fat loss and improvements in body composition.

In addition, eating cheese regularly may help reduce the loss of muscle mass. And strength that occurs with aging.

A 12-week study in older adults found that. Those who ate 7 ounces (210 grams) of ricotta per day experienced less loss of muscle mass. And muscle strength than those who didn’t eat this amount.

Here are some cheeses that are lower in carbs for a keto diet.

The nutrient content and flavor of cheese depend on how it’s produced and which type of milk is used.

Some people are concerned that is high in fat, sodium, and calories. But cheese is also an excellent source of protein, calcium and several other nutrients. Eating may even aid weight loss and help prevent heart disease and osteoporosis.