This stuff is marketed as theice cream for dieters, but at the end of the day, it’s still ice cream. It’s high in all the wrong categories — sugar and carbs (there are up to 28 grams in a pint) — and low in fat, which is essential on a ketogenic diet.
You’ve been trained to reach for anything that reads “low”: low-fat, low-sugar, low-calorie. But fat isn’t just okay on a keto diet; it’s encouraged. You’re cheating yourself out of the highly coveted state of ketosis if you skimp on fat.
It’s less fatty than the real stuff, but remember, that’s not a huge concern when you’re eating keto. Opt for real butter, because — newsflash — butter is not a carb.