Are Peaches Keto Friendly?

Answer: With almost 13 g of net carbs per serving, peaches rarely fit the keto diet.

Keto Meter: 2

Ain't it peachy? In the keto world, unfortunately not. As much as you might crave this sweet, fuzzy fruit, peaches are a poor match for the keto diet.

A single, small peach delivers 12.6 g of net carbs, which would be high for an entire meal, let alone a simple snack. And canned peaches? Don't even think about it. They're often stored in sugary syrup, driving the carb count even higher.

Some keto recipes use peaches in small amounts as either a topping to a dessert or a feature in a salad


Unfortunately, only a few fruits have a low enough carb count to fit the keto diet. Berries tend to be your best bet. Here are a few keto-friendly options:

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 fruit, small, 2-1/2" diameter

Net carbs12.6 g
Fat0.4 g
Protein1.3 g
Total carbs14.8 g
Fiber2.2 g

Source: USDA

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