Is heavy cream keto friendly?
1 tbsp (15ml)
% 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. Heavy cream is very keto-friendly.
Heavy cream has zero carbohydrates, and thus also zero net carbs. This makes heavy cream extremely well-suited to a keto diet.
Consider these other keto-friendly alternatives:
Butter is another keto option. It contains no total carbohydrates, and as a result also no net carbs, the same as heavy cream.
Almond milk is also keto-friendly. It contains 1 gram of total carbs. About 0 grams comes from sugar and 1 gram comes from fiber. The net carbs comes out to 0 grams, equal to heavy cream.
Sour cream is another good keto-friendly option. It has 1 gram of total carbohydrates. Approximately 1 gram is sugar and 0 grams is from fiber. The net carbs totals 1 gram, equivalent to heavy cream.