“Anecdotally, some people who try keto cycling do find it difficult,” she says. Knowing that there’s a day in the near future when you’ll be allowed to eat carbs again might help you stick to the diet for a longer amount of time. Consuming too many carbs on the keto diet can take you out of ketosis and back into breaking down carbs for energy.
Make sure you’re eating whole, unprocessed foods when on keto. There are different types of keto diets, and some, like dirty keto, may be low-carb but they’re still full of inflammatory foods. People who restrict their carbohydrates and increase fatty foods may develop ‘keto flu’.