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The keto diet is not a new phenomenon. In fact, it has been around since the 1920s. Though, as you might have noticed, over the past few years it has become a tremendously popular weight-loss method. To follow the keto diet, the rule is to eat a high-fat, moderate-protein diet, with a firm restriction on carbohydrates. The popularity of keto has led to a market surge of keto-friendly snacks, supplements, beverages, and other products to help dieters stay true to the diet's guidelines.

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1. No-Carb Sweetener: Erythritol

Replacing sugar with a low-carb sweetener is essential for the keto diet. Like regular sugar, Erythritol has a granulated texture. However, it is only about 60 to 80% as sweet as sugar and has zero calories. Although it may have a chemical-sounding name, erythritol is a natural product created with plant sugars mixed with water and then fermented. There are a lot of sugar alternatives out there, so make sure you're buying Erythritol and not an artificial sweetener! Thankfully, Amazon makes it easy to order the right one.

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