At our weekly group meeting, the team discussed what is “dirty” & “lazy” keto. The team discussed the various positive and negative effects of employing a dirty/lazy keto approach.
Main topics discussed at the meeting:
- Should you try dirty/lazy keto?
- What are the positive and negative effects?
- How to safely incorporate this appraoch into your life?
- Can we trust the accuracy of pre-packaged Keto products?
- The group talked about one of the tennents of food addiction used by the coaches: “Replace what you cant restrict”
- The group also talked about employing these options only when necessary, comparing it to a spare tire
- We explained why many in our practice replace Hershey bars with Lillys.
- We discussed being honest about your basic needs, and that providing a “way out” may be necessary early on.
- We ask that those who employ “dirty/lazy” keto continually re-evaluate and ask themselves if they can do better, and to use these tools only as long as its the best they can do.
- Some have trouble moderating with this approach.
- Be aware if these foods are triggering addicting behavior
- Be accountable, have a resource in place to not overly self-judge
- Studies showed that processed foods can cause 600cal more a day
- There is no governmental regulation on what is allowed to be labeled “keto”
- Food companies use deceptive practices to get labels to look better
- Food companies disguise names of sugar as fiber and starches to hide them
- An ultra-processed diet lead to an increase of 600 calories per day versus an unprocessed diet
- Olive oil improves fatty liver compared to soybean oil