9 tips for following the keto diet without going broke
Keto favorites such as steak and salmon can put a dent in your bank account.
When you think of the keto diet, typical foods that come to mind probably include steak, chicken, fatty fish such as salmon, and even bacon.
Buying these foods can quickly get expensive. But if you’ve decided that the keto diet is right for you, there are ways to do it without breaking the bank.
“The keto diet can definitely be done on a budget, although it’s always best to keep in mind that from a nutritional perspective you should always favor quality over quantity,” Angela Mavridis, holistic nutritionist and founder of keto brand TRIBALÍ Foods, told INSIDER.
She added that if you’re not mindful of quality and give in to eating processed cheese, low-quality meats, or foods full of additives and preservatives, it could counterbalance the ketones in your bloodstream and sabotage your diet
Here are nine ways to save money while doing the ketogenic diet, from shopping locally to buying whole chickens rather than individual parts.