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Going on a Keto Diet? Here’s Where You Need to Shop in Lagos & What You Need to Know!

Going on a Keto Diet? Here’s Where You Need to Shop in Lagos & What You Need to Know!

Where to buy Keto Products in Lagos

If you’re looking for where to buy Keto products in Lagos, we’ve got some pretty useful advice.

Nigerian ketogenic diet is becoming a popular conversation in the weight loss world. It seems once you mention that you’re on a weight loss journey, the next question you will be asked is ‘are you doing Keto?’ However, doing a Keto diet in Nigeria can be quite tasking when you don’t know where to get your favorite Keto foods!

So, here are 4 places you can get great Keto products in Lagos;

Nellies

Where to buy Keto Products in Lagos

From Coconut Puff Puff to Almond ChinChin, Nellies has a great selection of products that will help you with your Keto diet.

Keto Naija

Where to buy Keto Products in Lagos

If you’re looking for tool and products for your Keto diet, KetoNaija.com is a great place to check out. They’ve got products like Keto Collagen, Keto Burn Diet Pills and more. Check them out here.

Keto Consult

Where to buy Keto Products in Lagos

This online Keto product store has a great collection of meals, recipes and advice for anyone who wants to join the Keto diet train. Take a look here.

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What to Avoid on Keto

So, now that you know where to shop, here are some things you should avoid while on this Keto diet.

  • Refined Sugar: Soda, fruit juice, smoothies, cakes, doughnuts, sausage rolls, meat pie, ice cream,candy,etc.
  • Grains or Starches: Wheat-based products, rice, pasta, cereal, etc.
  • Fruits: All fruit, except small portions of berries like strawberries.
  • Beans or Legumes: Peas, No peanuts, kidney beans, lentils, chickpeas, etc.
  • Root Vegetables and Tubers: Potatoes, sweet potatoes, yam, carrots, parsnips, etc.
  • Low-fat or Diet Products: These are highly processed and often high in carbs
  • Unhealthy Fats: Limit your intake of processed vegetable oils, mayonnaise, etc.
  • Alcohol: Due to their carb content, many alcoholic beverages can throw you out of ketosis.
  • Sugar-free Diet Foods: These are often high in sugar alcohols, which can affect ketone levels in some cases. These foods also tend to be highly processed.

To summarize in a Naija style: No fruits other than avocado, coconuts, and berries (2-3 is fine). No rice, oatmeal, yam, cocoyam, white/wheat flour, corn, cornstarch, potatoes (both Irish and Sweet), bread made from wheat, cracker biscuit, pasta, muffins, peanuts/groundnuts.

Nigerian Keto Foods

You should base the majority of your meals around these foods;

  • Meat: Red Meat, Organ Meat, Steak, Ham, Sausage, Bacon, Chicken and Turkey.
  • Fatty fish: Such as Salmon, Trout, Tuna, Mackerel, Tilapia, Sardines etc.
  • Eggs: Look for pastured or omega-3 whole eggs.
  • Butter and cream: Look for unsalted butter as much as possible.
  • Cheese: Unprocessed cheese (Cheddar, Goat, Cream, Blue or Mozzarella).
  • Nuts and seeds: Almonds, Walnuts, Flax Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Chia Seeds, Melon, etc.
  • Healthy oils: Primarily Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Red Palm Oil, Coconut Oil, Fish Oil, and Avocado Oil.
  • Fruits: Avocado, Raspberries, Strawberries, Blackberries, Cranberries, Coconut, Lemon, Lime.
  • Low-carb veggies: Pumpkin aka Ugwu, Lettuce, Spinach, Kale, Tomatoes, Onions, Peppers, Cucumber, Cabbage, Eggplant, Okra, Garden EggA, asparagus, Cauliflower, Celery, Brussel Sprouts etc.
  • Condiments: You can use Salt, Pepper, and various healthy herbs and spices such as Oregano, Rosemary, Thyme, Turmeric, Vanilla Essence etc.
  • Sweeteners: Xylitol, Erythritol. Stevia
  • Beverages: Coffee, Green tea, Black tea, Unsweetened Coconut milk, Unsweetened Almond milk, Plain Soda Water, Lemon/Lime flavoured water, Bone broth etc
  • Others: Psyllium husk, Coconut flour, Garden egg flour, Flaxseed Flour, Almond flour
  • You still need to eat these meals in the right portion, or you might end up not losing weight.

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