WHAT IS KETO?
THE STANDARD KETOGENIC DIET (SKD)
This is the most common and recommended version of the diet. Here, you stay within 20-50 grams of net carbs per day, focusing on adequate protein intake and high fat intake.
TARGETED KETOGENIC DIET (TKD)
If you are an active individual, this approach might work best for you. Targeted keto involves eating roughly 25-50 grams of net carbs or less 30 minutes to an hour before exercise.
KETOGENIC DIET (CKD)
If keto seems intimidating to you, this is an excellent method to start off with. Here, you cycle between periods of eating a low carb diet for several days, followed by a period of eating high carb (typically lasting several days).
HIGH-PROTEIN KETOGENIC DIET
This approach is very similar to the standard (SKD) approach. The primary difference is the protein intake. Here you up your protein intake considerably.
Note: The SKD method is the most used and researched version of keto. Therefore, the majority of information below pertains to this standard method.