4 keto diet-approved menu items major chains have rolled out across the US
- The keto diet trend is taking over the US.
- Chains are adding keto options to the menu as more people seek out high-fat, low-carb dishes.
- Here are four keto-diet-approved menu items that chains including Chipotle, Blaze Pizza, and Qdoba have rolled out this year.
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As the keto diet sweeps America, restaurants chains are trying to cash in on the trend.
People adhering to keto diets limit their carbohydrate intake, pushing their bodies to switch into a fat-burning state called "ketosis." That means ditching sugar, wheat, and beans, and cutting back on alcohol. Red meat and cream are encouraged in the high-fat, low-carb diet.Read more: What a husband and wife who've been on the keto diet for 6 years keep in their kitchen
Sticking with any diet can be a challenge while eating out at restaurants. So, some chains are tweaking the menu to win over people on the keto diet.
Here are four chains that have rolled out keto-diet-approved menu items in 2019.