Low Carb, High Taste: Fresh Brothers’ Keto Crust
Our New Keto Crust
The news is true: Fresh Brothers is now serving a keto crust. Every time we pioneer a new pizza, people have questions (and rightfully so!). You may be wondering, what is keto? What makes a crust keto? What does keto taste like? Luckily, you don’t have to search any further for answers. We’re about to dive into everything keto crust.
What is Keto?
Keto is short for “ketogenic,” which refers to a relatively new diet. Those who follow keto engage in a low-carb, high-fat diet. For keto diet followers, low carb entails a maximum of 50 grams of carbohydrates- the amount found in just one standard cup of cereal! In addition, a significant portion of their daily calories comes from fat. Typically, the macronutrients for this type of diet are divided into 55-60% fat, 30-35% protein, and 5-10% carbohydrates. By following these strict numbers, the body is pushed to burn excess fat for energy. Keto is often mistaken for being solely low carb, but low-carb diets are a more generalized restriction on daily carbohydrate intake. They promote an increase in fat, protein, and vegetable intake, which naturally leads to a decrease (50-150 grams) of carbs per day. It’s easy to see how low-carb still allows for far more grams of carbohydrates. Additionally, keto is strictly high-fat, whereas low-carb offers the option of being high in protein instead. Keto’s restrictions very specifically put the body into the metabolic state necessary to burn fat for energy instead of carbs.
Why Go Keto?
Keto works by depleting the body’s natural reserve of sugar, causing the metabolic process of ketosis. People may choose keto for a variety of reasons, from managing chronic diseases to weight loss. The most common reason for going keto is weight loss. It’s more difficult to turn fat into energy than it is to use stored sugar, so a ketogenic diet can speed up weight loss. Keto has also been shown to reduce the risk of serious chronic health conditions, including cancer and neuropathies like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and some sleep disorders. Some people don’t have a choice between keto diets and other diets. For instance, the keto diet is one of the most effective treatments for children experiencing focal seizures.
About Our Crust
Our keto crust was uniquely crafted to incorporate extra protein and fat, keeping the carbohydrates to 6 grams. We use cauliflower rice to mimic traditional wheat flours, and then add the good stuff: eggs, casein and whey protein, and all of our signature spices. Keto crust still has all the taste of normal crust, just with a macronutrient twist! Because of its low carbs, you can indulge without going over your macronutrient counts.
Try Fresh Brothers’ Keto Crust Today!
The macros of a keto diet can require special foods, and we at Fresh Brothers know how difficult it can be for those following a keto diet to find low-carb versions of their favorite foods. Providing a crust with only 6 total grams of carbohydrates is just one way we’re making sure we have delicious, nutritious pizza for everyone. Ready to try it? Pair any of our signature pizzas, or create your own, on a medium size keto crust today!