This is sourced from the slaughtering houses where the animal holocaust is happening needlessly, ever day. Apart from keeping an eye on fat content, you should also consider the protein when choosing food items. You only need moderate protein in your keto diet – roughly 20% of your daily calorie intake should come from proteins – and certain nuts tend to have high protein content. "The main reported benefit of a keto diet is rapid weight loss. Counter-intuitively, many people report being less hungry," says Simon Jurkiw. If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you shouldn’t follow the keto diet unless you have your doctor’s permission and close supervision, says Kizer.