Sugar and sweeteners are carbohydrates that are typically eliminated from ketogenic diets but can be included in limited amounts. Sugar substitutes, which are lower in carbohydrate, are available, however, some should be used with caution or avoided. This list is designed to assist you with determining which are appropriate for you. Keep in mind that while in a state of ketosis there is a change in taste sensation. Most people following ketogenic diets lose their taste for sweet, and, can eliminate these completely.