Fats are an important part of a ketogenic diet, but should also be chosen wisely. Watch out for added carbohydrates in anything packaged, and keep serving sizes small.


  • Almonds
  • Avocado
  • Bacon Fat
  • Beef
  • Butter
  • Cashews
  • Coconut Oil
  • Cream
  • Eggs
  • Ghee
  • Lard
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Mayonnaise
  • Nut Butters
  • Nuts
  • Olive Oil (Uncooked)
  • Palm Oil
  • Red Meats


Buying Tips

  • Avoid all vegetable oils including corn, cottonseed, canola, soy, and sunflower.
  • Only cook with butter, ghee, or coconut oil.
  • Avoid anything that says “hydrogenated” or “partially hydrogenated.”
  • Avoid spreads, butter replacements and low fat butter products.
  • Olive oil is only healthy when you do not heat or cook it, use in moderation.