Updated Sep 13th, — Written by Craig Clarke. Medical review by Dr. Frank Aieta, ND. Can you eat fruit on a ketogenic diet? When people switch to a ketogenic diet, fruit can be an area of confusion. Fruit has been marketed as healthy for many years and generally has a positive stigma behind it. On the ketogenic diet, however, fruit consumption can make it difficult to keep our carbs restricted below 30g per day so we can enter ketosis. In most cases, just one piece of fruit will make up the majority of our daily carb intake on keto. Since fruits are packed with natural sugars fructose and glucose, we have to carefully watch the amount of low carb fruit we eat each day.
They help to lower your blood pressure and support the health of your arteries, significantly cutting the risk of heart disease. Fortunately, keto flu lasts only about one to two weeks. Watermelon is probably the most popular fruit in summer, as it is refreshing and hydrating. Continue Reading. Can you include them to your meal plan? I hope you’re sitting back, relaxing, and firing up the grill for a delicious lunch and dinner. The Keto Diet has gained recognition on a global level
Most fruits and berries contain quite a lot of carbs. In general, the sweeter or larger the fruit, the more sugar it contains. On the left are the best keto choices. On a keto diet, small amounts of raspberries, blackberries and strawberries are okay. Eat only small portions infrequently, or not at all. For example, one medium-sized orange weighing approximately grams has about 12 grams of carbs. If you eat a large apple about 25 grams of carbs or a medium-sized banana 24 grams of carbs, you will have exceeded your daily carb limit on a keto diet. You might even be able to eat a few cherries or a small plum. Be careful, however.