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Evaluated Ingredients

What determines a product's certification level is as much about what is not in the product as what is.

There are multiple considerations when evaluating whether a product is ketogenic or not, but the first thing we consider are the ingredients.

Fats

Acceptable

Avocado Oil, Cacao Butter, Coconut Oil, Conventional Butter, Ghee, Grass Fed Butter, High Oleic Safflower Oil, MCT Oil, Olive Oil, Tallow

Not Acceptable

Canola Oil, Corn Oil, Cottonseed Oil, Soybean Oil, Sunflower Oil

Protein

Acceptable

Animal-sourced Muscle and Organ Meat, Bone Broth, Brown Rice Protein, Casein, Collagen, Collagen Protein, Egg White, Egg Yolk, Gelatin, Grass Fed / Hormone Free Meat, Pea Protein, Whey Protein

Not Acceptable

Manufactured Egg Protein

Produce

Acceptable

Avocado, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cranberries, Cruciferous Vegetables (Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussel Sprouts), Cucumber, Leafy Greens, Lemons, Limes, Low Glycemic Produce, Peppers (all varieties), Raspberries, Root Vegetables, Squash (all varieties), Strawberries, Tomato

Not Acceptable

Apples, Bananas, Grapefruit, Melons (all varieties), Oranges, Tapioca

Nuts & Seeds

Acceptable

Nuts & Seeds (all varieties)

Sweeteners

Acceptable

Allulose, Erythritol, Monk Fruit, Stevia, Sucralose, Tagatose, Xylitol

Not Acceptable

Agave, Beet sugar, Brown Rice Syrup, Brown Sugar, Cane Sugar, Coconut Palm Sugar, Date Sugar, Fructose, Glucose, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Honey, Maltitol, Maltodextrin, Molasses, Sugar

Dairy

Acceptable

Full Fat Cream, Full Fat Yogurt, Nut Milk

Not Acceptable

Canola-based Cheese Product, Cheese Substitute, Soy Cheese

Fiber

Acceptable

Acacia Fiber, Cellulose, Dextrin, Hemicellulose, Inulin, Lignin, Pectins and Gums, Psyllium, Resistant Starch, Rice Fiber, Soluble Corn Fiber, Tapioca Fiber

Not Acceptable

Grains

Not Acceptable

Amaranth, Barley, Brown Rice, Bulgar, Corn, Millet, Oat, Quinoa, Rye, Spelt, Wheat, White Rice

Non-food Ingredients

Not Acceptable

Aluminum, Parabens, Pthalates

Don't see an ingredient you're looking for?

Ask us! We'll make our decision and get back to you in a few days (unless it requires extensive research).

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