Healthy Lifestyle Keto Reviews Unprocessed and minimally processed (i.e. cooking) food is what our ancestors have been eating for millions of years, and what the human animal is evolutionarily adapted to. Wholegrain products are also full of carbohydrates, and thus not part of a keto diet. Younger, fit people who exercise a lot may be able to tolerate quite a lot of protein and still stay in ketosis. There’s a lack of clear scientific evidence about what level of protein intake is most beneficial on a keto diet.