Are cherries keto friendly?
1/4 cup (40g)
% 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, cherries are not keto-friendly.
Cherries contain 22 grams of total carbohydrates, with about 3 grams coming from fiber and 18 grams coming from sugar. The resulting net carbs is 19 grams. This makes cherries one of the worst choices if you're following a keto diet.
Consider the following keto-friendly alternatives:
Avocados are a good keto-friendly alternative. They contain 17 grams of carbs. Approximately 1 gram is sugar and 13 grams is fiber. This results in 4 grams of net carbs, 16 grams less than cherries.