Pork Rinds Yay or Nay?

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Looking for a very low carb, high fat/protein munchies. Would Pork Rinds hit the bill or is it just too unhealthy?

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Lots of saturated fat but it is generally lower carb, higher fats/protein. They are good though and hard to resist for sure!
For me, I wouldnt use them but everyone is different. What about trail mix? Just make sure its nuts and fruit, no granola.
 
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Lots of saturated fat but it is generally lower carb, higher fats/protein. They are good though and hard to resist for sure!
For me, I wouldnt use them but everyone is different. What about trail mix? Just make sure its nuts and fruit, no granola.
I guess I can vary between nuts and fruits. It's just that my local mart has a family size pork rinds on sale for $2.99. It can last me for at least 2-3 days if I portion it.
 
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I guess I can vary between nuts and fruits. It's just that my local mart has a family size pork rinds on sale for $2.99. It can last me for at least 2-3 days if I portion it.
No harm in trying it and seeing the effects, I guess it's just a case of making sure you don't fill your body with the saturated fats. Obviously red meat has saturated fats but not sure how it compares potion size to portion size.
 

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Nah. Only place they have is in a dirty keto diet. Theyre a fat bomb with basically no nutritional value.
 

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Pork Rinds are fine just watch for any fillers. You basically just want pure pork rinds cooked in a good fat. They also shouldn't be considered a protein staple because it's collagen.
 
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Looking for a very low carb, high fat/protein munchies. Would Pork Rinds hit the bill or is it just too unhealthy?

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Pork rinds with little to no fillers, and cheeses. Practically no carbs. As long as you are primarily ketogenic, the heightened fat intake should not be an issue.
 
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I sure wish there were more high fat, high protein, low to no carb food alternatives. I know, you'll probably say boiled eggs, but they smell like farts and there are too many women at my workplace with sensitive noses.
 
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Have you ever looked at something like TPI Foods Protein Puffs? Or Thinslim Foods low carb breads and treats.
 
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Thanks for the info brah. I'll check them out.
No problem bro. If you cant find tpi let me know I will copy and paste the link. Either one really I should have said. I buy alot from them.
 
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Just make sure to Get pork rinds cooked in the actual pork fat not vegetable oil and they are fine as a snack here and there
 
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Looking for a very low carb, high fat/protein munchies. Would Pork Rinds hit the bill or is it just too unhealthy?

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I used these when I needed the savory snack. It helped and I’m usually low carb so it worked.
 
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I'd limit them to an occasional snack. I'm sure the oil they use to fry them isn't healthy, most nutrients cooked out and low quality pork. Not to mention they taste like ****(atleast the one time I tried them).

There are also cheese snacks that have no/low carbs. Think I tried some kind of parmesan bites. Again probably not the healthiest so I would limit them, but def tastier.
 
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I like dipping them in yogurt. I know, weird...
 
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I'd limit them to an occasional snack. I'm sure the oil they use to fry them isn't healthy, most nutrients cooked out and low quality pork. Not to mention they taste like ****(atleast the one time I tried them).

There are also cheese snacks that have no/low carbs. Think I tried some kind of parmesan bites. Again probably not the healthiest so I would limit them, but def tastier.
But in the grand scheme of things - as far as ketogenic diet s concerned - aren't you better of with unhealthy fats compared to carbs? After all carbs are the enemy of fat loss.
 
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But in the grand scheme of things - as far as ketogenic diet s concerned - aren't you better of with unhealthy fats compared to carbs? After all carbs are the enemy of fat loss.
IMO; short term yes. Long term no. Healthy fats > unhealthy fats > carbs for Keto diets, but it comes down to wether this is just a diet or a lifestyle.

I'd rather eat X amount of cals from an avacado than pork rinds if I was doing keto year around.
 

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