Are green beans keto friendly?
3/4 cup (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.
Green beans are somewhat keto in small amounts.
Green beans have 6 grams of total carbs. About 3 grams is sugar and 2 grams is from fiber. The resulting net carbs is 4 grams. So it's not one of the best choices if you're on a keto diet.
Consider these keto-friendly alternatives:
Spinach is a much more keto-friendly alternative. It contains 3 grams of total carbohydrates, with approximately 0 grams coming from sugar and 2 grams coming from fiber. The resulting net carbs is 1 gram, 2 grams less than green beans.
Asparagus is a slightly more suitable keto-friendly alternative. It has 3 grams of carbohydrates, with about 2 grams from fiber and 2 grams coming from sugar. This sums to 2 grams of net carbs, 2 grams fewer than green beans.
Edamame is a slightly better keto alternative. It has 8 grams of total carbs. About 4 grams comes from fiber and 2 grams is from sugar. The resulting net carbs is 4 grams, equivalent to green beans.