Is asparagus keto friendly?
3 oz (85g)
% Daily Value*
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Yes, asparagus is fairly keto-friendly.
Asparagus contains 3 grams of total carbs. Approximately 2 grams comes from fiber and 2 grams comes from sugar. This results in asparagus having 2 grams of net carbs. This makes asparagus an good choice if you're following a keto diet.
Consider the following additional keto-friendly options:
Avocados are also keto-friendly. They have 17 grams of carbohydrates. About 1 gram is from sugar and 13 grams is fiber. The net carbs comes out to 4 grams, 2 grams greater than asparagus.
Spinach is also keto-friendly. It has 3 grams of carbohydrates, with approximately 0 grams from sugar and 2 grams from fiber. The net carbs totals 1 gram, which is equivalent to the amount in asparagus.