Keto diet: What you can and can't eat

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Anchor Ilona Carson gives you the skinny on what you can and can't eat on the Keto Diet.

You've likely heard of the Keto diet, but many of us don't know what it is.

The popular diet is low in carbs and high in fat, which can force your body to burn fat instead of sugar.

So what's on the Keto diet, and what should you avoid?

Here's what you can eat on the Keto diet:
  • Proteins: Think meats, seafood and nuts
  • Fats and oils: Includes butter, olive oil and avocado
  • For sweets, you should opt for fruits in the berry family

Here's what you cannot eat on a Keto diet:
  • Refined fats, like margarine
  • Grains, carbs and potatoes
  • Sugar and large fruits
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