Answer: White mushrooms are one of the most keto-friendly vegetables you can find. At a mere 1.6 g of net carbs per serving, they have the versatility to fit into almost any meal.
Each serving of white mushrooms (1 cup, pieces or slices) contains 1.6 g of net carbs. At only 15 calories per serving, they're not very substantial, but their carb count is still low enough to fit it easily into most meals.
White mushrooms are also a good source of protein, at 2.2 g per serving.
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|
White mushrooms are high in niacin, a B vitamin that supports the health of your nervous system and digestive system.
Serving size: 1 cup, pieces or slices
|Net carbs||1.6 g|
|Total carbs||2.3 g|