it seems like a simple equation fruit
has sugars therefore fruit contains carbs so you
might think that all fruit must be avoided on a keto diet
luckily for fruit lovers it’s not quite as cut and dry yes many fruits should be
avoided on a low-carb diet but some are okay in moderation let’s take a look at
which fruits can be enjoyed as part of a keto diet and which threaten to avoid
your hard-earned ketosis keto friendly fruits can be eaten fresh and raw or
used in recipes let’s look at the fruits that are best to choose on keto while
some fruits contain enough carbs that even one piece will constitute your
entire carb intake for the day some contain a bit less sugar if you’re going
to reach for fruit these are the fruits to go for berries strawberries
blackberries and raspberries are a relatively low sugar tasty fruit each
one contains about 5.68 4.9 and 5.4 for net carbs respectively per about 3/4 cup
serving berries are packed with nutrition they’re packed with vitamins
minerals and antioxidants and some studies linked berries to reducing
inflammation lowering cholesterol levels and reducing heart disease juiced red
raspberries can be turned into raspberry lemon popsicles or a keto raspberry
pavlova in the height of strawberry season try whipping up keto strawberry
shortcakes or a jar of strawberry chia seed jam . star fruit is a
delightful tropical fruit that is a great addition to a keto diet one medium
star fruit contains 3.93 net carbs they’re so tasty with a delightful
crunchy texture that falls somewhere between an apple and a grape with a nice
sweet and sour flavor star fruit is high in fiber and vitamin C and boasts a
number of other health benefits when it’s sliced it also has a pretty star
shape that looks lovely on a salad avocados
Avocados are a keto super food thanks to their high fat low protein and low carb
content convenient and satisfying avocados are one of the best snack
options for anyone following a low-carb diet
add to that there are high levels of healthy monounsaturated fat impressive
amounts of potassium more than bananas in the fact that they can dramatically
increase the quantity of fat soluble antioxidants you can absorb from plant
foods and you basically got the perfect keto fruit with just 1 point 8 4 grams
of net carbs per half an avocado enjoy them freely avocados one of our favorite
keto foods can be enjoyed sweet turned into keto ice cream or savory in a side
of guacamole or a taco salad tomatoes while many cuisines treat tomatoes as
vegetables they are indeed fruit while they do have many valuable nutrients and
low net carbs about 2.6 9 grams for one small vine tomato they can really add up
be especially careful when cooking with them as they are mostly water and can
cook down into a higher carbohydrate concentrate melons melons do seem on the
sweeter end of the spectrum but many melons actually contain a surprisingly
low amount of carbs per 100 grams watermelon contains seven point one five
grams net carbs cantaloupe weighs in at seven point nine grams honeydew’s got
eight point three grams as with other fruits keep an eye on how much you
consume it’s easy to overdo it especially if you’re craving sugar
always use a kitchen scale to measure the weight of your serving and
double-check the net carb content olives savory and briny olives aren’t what
first come to mind when you think fruit but they’re one of the most keto
friendly fruits out there there are just three point one net carbs
and about 25 black olives making them a great choice for a snack when you’re
craving something rich and salty other common fruits like apples bananas
grapes peaches Kiwi and oranges really are best to stay away from on keto for a
full list of fruits to choose and which to say no thanks to be sure to read the
ruled me article best low carb fruits and which to avoid and remember
nutritionally speaking you’re not really missing out on anything if you omit
fruit from your diet on keto you’re consuming plenty of veggies and the
minerals fiber and vitamins vegetables provide make fruit unnecessary but when
the urge for a nice piece of fruit arises follow our guide and you won’t
make a misstep once you’ve identified your favorite keto friendly fruits
explore Ruled.Me’s extensive recipe database for fun fruit recipes to enjoy