Are grapefruits 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, grapefruits are not keto-friendly.
Grapefruits have 27 grams of carbs. About 18 grams is from sugar and 4 grams is fiber. This results in 23 grams of net carbs. They also contain 2 grams of protein in every serving.
Consider the following keto-friendly alternatives:
Radishes are a good keto-friendly alternative. They contain zero carbohydrates, and as a result the amount of net carbs is zero as well, 23 grams fewer than grapefruits.
Tomatoes are a good keto-friendly alternative. They have 5 grams of carbohydrates, with about 3 grams from sugar and 1 gram coming from fiber. The resulting net carbs is 3 grams, 20 grams lower than grapefruits.
Avocados are a good keto-friendly alternative. They have 17 grams of total carbohydrates. About 13 grams comes from fiber and 1 gram comes from sugar. The resulting net carbs is 4 grams, 20 grams lower than grapefruits.
Carrots are a good keto-friendly alternative. They have 6 grams of carbs, with about 2 grams from fiber and 3 grams coming from sugar. This results in a total of 4 grams of net carbs, 19 grams less than grapefruits.