Top 10 Foods for the Ketogenic Diet

9. Coconut Oil

Top 10 Foods for the Ketogenic Diet - Coconut Oil

One of the most effective fats found in coconut oil is MTC (medium-chain triglycerides). The benefits of MCTs on a ketogenic diet include a decrease in calorie consumption, and increased energy levels and cognitive brain function. MCTs in coconut oil have been attributed to improved quality of life and cognitive function in those suffering from Althziemer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, neurological disorders such as epilepsy. While eating fat may go against your dieting instinct, they do help you to feel full and satisfied. They also adds flavor to food. The key is to keep your fat intake balanced. Eat what you need and enjoy it as part of your plan.