Thu Jan 5th

National Keto Day

With an eye on improving our health, National Keto Day, January 5th, is a day that celebrates our health. According to new studies, the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic, or keto diet has a variety of health benefits.


Weight loss and improved blood sugar regulation are two of the keto diet's most notable health benefits. When sticking to a ketogenic diet, however, studies have shown improved glycemic control for those with type 2 diabetes.

Other health benefits of a keto diet may include improved cholesterol and blood pressure support. It may also be helpful to those with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Keto plan

How does the diet work? How does the diet work? Your body will first use glycogen after reducing carbohydrates by eliminating carbohydrates. When it does get to ketosis and begin burning fat, it will be ketosis.

Primarily, a keto diet consists of healthy fats, such as eggs, avocado, olive oil, and sustainably-raised meat. Nuts, seeds, cheese, dairy, and low-carbohydrate vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, and green peppers are also easy to prepare. Coconut oil, grass-fed butter, and ghee adds fat and flavor to a keto diet. Occasionally, small servings of berries are added to the menu.

If you are on a keto diet, eliminate these foods from your diet if you are considering a ketogenic diet: Eliminate these foods if you are considering a ketogenic diet: If you are considering a keto diet, avoid these foods.

  • Baked goods, sugar, sodas, and baked goods can be found in sweets, sugar, sodas, and baked goods
  • Whole grains, whole grains, and starches are among the grains, whole grains, and starches that have been used to make grains, whole grains, whole grains, and starches
  • Fruits and starchy vegetables are among the fruit and starchy vegetables on display
  • Hydrogenated oils, vegetable oil, and hydrogenated oils have been used in hydrogenated oils, vegetable oil, hydrogenated oils, vegetable oil
  • Low sugar, sugar-free, low-fat foods are among the diet foods that include low sugar, sugar-free, low-fat foods

How to celebrate #nationalketoday

If you're considering the keto diet as a healthier lifestyle or are already participating in it, make your best keto meal or snack and post a snapshot of it on Instagram using the hashtag #NationalKetoDay. The Vitamin Shoppe will donate $5 to Blessings in a Backpack, a non-profit group that provides food on weekends to elementary school students around America who might otherwise go hungry.

You can also stop into your local The Vitamin Shoppe on the weekend of the 5th to try various keto items for free. For more information, make sure to follow @vitaminshoppe on Instagram!

National keto day celebrations have a long tradition in national keto day

On January 5, 2019, The Vitamin Shoppe founded National Keto Day to educate and bring attention to the ketogenic diet and further highlight the numerous health benefits a ketogenic diet provides.