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To Keto or Not To Keto?

maggiemax18maggiemax18 Member Posts: 14 Member Member Posts: 14 Member
Everything I hear is either "OMGGGGG you must go Keto, I lost a bazillion pounds!"

Or it's "Don't go keto. The minute you eat anything not keto, you gain SO much weight."
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  • Jin_tanJin_tan Member, Premium Posts: 8 Member Member, Premium Posts: 8 Member
    If you could give up pasta and bread, go have a try
  • janejellyrolljanejellyroll Member, Premium Posts: 25,542 Member Member, Premium Posts: 25,542 Member
    Jin_tan wrote: »
    If you could give up pasta and bread, go have a try

    Why?
  • MeganD1704MeganD1704 Member Posts: 733 Member Member Posts: 733 Member
    I tried Keto as a quick fix two years ago. Didn't ever track my calories and was successful dropping 45lbs.
    It was easy to give up bread/pasta (never really cared for it) but continually depriving yourself of things like fruit or chocolate etc is not great mentally. For me it became very restrictive- planning where we ate in advance etc, which doesn't work with our lifestyle as we like to travel.

    Idn- it works for some people, but it is restrictive
    I'd much rather personally just track my food and eat what I want.
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