No. And it’s a big mistake to not eat enough.
Choosing the most nutrient dense and satiating foods seems to create the most general, across the board success.
A strategy to consider for getting the most satisfying food is to look at whole foods.
Those well marketed cheese balls are a processed food, as an example. There may be something within the processing that negatively effects the wonderful looking ingredients.
Great to hear your thyroid function is normal. Now you are 3 months in to ketoeating those numbers may change (lower). But you are supplementing, so maybe no change on paper. The iodine is important with the thyroid function.
Do you monitor blood ketones? There can be some confusion and difference between “eating keto” and being in “nutritional ketosis” at about 0.5mmol/l.
The zinc supplementation is a great idea for stress and anxiety as it’s an important mineral for dopamine production. Following from the request for suggestions, if your work mates are mentioning grumpiness, in their nice way, it may be worth trying a complementary calming mineral like a magnesium supplement. It may reduce a perceived ‘need’ for caffeine.
As for scales and weight loss… it’s your choice. But eating keto to eventually ease off medications for stress and anxiety might be a really good goal to focus on. Allow the weight loss stuff to become a side effect?
Have you looked at the podcasts and clips by Dr. Georgia Ede? I reckon her thoughtful approach may align with your goals.
At 6 to 12 weeks in. Allow your body, your self and your goals to find a mutual meeting place, then keep working from there as you learn more. Well done for sticking at it. Keep Calm and Keto On.