The low-carb eating plan has plenty of famous followers.
Lately, one diet has been stealing the spotlight, earning (mostly) rave reviews from A-listers and everyday folks alike: the keto diet.
Essentially a very high-fat, low-carb eating plan, the ketogenic diet forces your body to burn fat rather than carbs for energy, says Victoria Lindsay, R.D., a registered dietitian based in Washington, D.C. High-protein and high-fat foods (think: protein, full-fat dairy, eggs, avocado, oils, and low-carb veggies) dominate the keto diet's menu, while any high-carb foods are no-nos. Most keto diets involve consuming less than 50 grams of carbs a day (that's about what you'll find in two bananas).
Obviously, the keto diet is not for the faint of heart, but when it comes to getting and staying in awesome shape, well, the Hollywood set doesn't typically shy away from hard work. Here are five celebrities who love the trendy plan: