Are bananas keto friendly?
% 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.
No, bananas are not keto-friendly.
Bananas contain 27 grams of total carbs. Approximately 14 grams is sugar and 3 grams comes from fiber. The resulting net carbs is 24 grams. In every serving, bananas also have 1 gram of protein.
Consider these keto-friendly options:
Beef jerky are a keto-friendly alternative. It has 3 grams of carbohydrates, with about 3 grams from sugar and 1 gram coming from fiber. This results in 3 grams of net carbs, 21 grams fewer than bananas.
Avocados are a good keto-friendly alternative. They contain 17 grams of carbohydrates, with approximately 13 grams from fiber and 1 gram from sugar. The net carbs totals up to 4 grams, 20 grams less than bananas.
Carrots are a keto-friendly alternative. They contain 6 grams of total carbs, with approximately 2 grams coming from fiber and 3 grams from sugar. This results in carrots having 4 grams of net carbs, 20 grams lower than bananas.