Answer: At only 4.9 g of net carbs per serving, shiitake mushrooms are an excellent, keto friendly vegetable option.
Each serving of shiitake mushrooms (6 pieces whole) contains 4.9 g of net carbs. The low carb count makes them easy to fit comfortably within your daily carb limits.
All mushrooms fit comfortably into a keto diet, though some varieties are friendlier than others. Morel mushrooms come in at the top, with just 1.5 g of net carbs per serving and a generous 2.1 g of fat. Shiitake mushrooms fall at the high end of the carb scale, at 4.9 g of net carbs per serving, though they also provide 2.6 g of fat.
Per 1 cup serving
|Mushroom Variety||Net Carbs||Protein||Fat|
|Morel||1.5 g||0.4 g||2.1 g|
|White||1.6 g||0.2 g||2.2 g|
|Chanterelle||1.7 g||0.3 g||0.8 g|
|Portabella||2.2 g||0.3 g||1.8 g|
|Enoki||3.3 g||0.2 g||1.7 g|
|Maitake||3.0 g||0.1 g||1.4 g|
|Oyster||3.3 g||0.4 g||2.8 g|
|Shiitake||4.9 g||0.6 g||2.6 g|
Shiitake mushrooms are high in niacin, a B vitamin that supports the health of your nervous system and digestive system. They contain 26% of your daily value of vitamin B6, which supports cardiovascular health and strengthens your nervous system.
Serving size: 6 pieces whole
|Net carbs||4.9 g|
|Total carbs||7.7 g|