Low Carb Fruit


Use these low carb fruit suggestions to add flavor to muffins and smoothies, or add to heavy cream for a great dessert or side to a meal.

Caution, though. Some people are sensitive the even the sugar in fruit, and in that respect, fruit is just like candy when it comes to what happens to sugar and insulin levels in the blood.

Fruit with Less Than 5 Net Carbs

These serving sizes of fruit have only 5 grams of net carbs (carb minus the fiber).

  • 1/2 cup of raw strawberries (3.3 net carbs)
  • 1/2 cup of raw raspberries (4.2 net carbs)
  • 1/2 of a medium peach (4.3 net carbs)
  • 5 whole sweet cherries (5.1 net carbs)
  • 1/2 of a kiwi fruit (4.3 net carbs)
  • 1 medium apricot (3.2 net carbs)
  • 1/2 medium Haas avocado (3.7 net carbs)

Fruit with less than 10 Net Carbs

These serving sizes of fruit have less than 10 grams of net carbs (carb minus the fiber).

  • 1 cup of raw strawberries (6.6 net carbs)
  • 1 cup of raw raspberries (8.4 net carbs)
  • 1/2 cup of raw blueberries (8.6 net carbs)
  • 1/2 cup of raw boysenberries (8.0 net carbs)
  • 1/2 cup of blackberries (5.9 net carbs)
  • 1/2 cup raw grapes (7.1 net carbs)
  • 1/2 cup raw pineapple (8.7 net carbs)
  • 1 raw plum (8.6 net carbs)
  • 1 medium tangerine (9.4 net carbs)
  • 1 raw lime (7.1 net carbs)
  • 1/2 medium apple (9.0 net carbs)
  • 1/2 Valencia orange (5.2 net carbs)
  • 1/2 cup raw honeydew melon (7.8 net carbs)
  • 1/2 cup raw cantaloupe (5.7 net carbs)


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