Confused by sugars on keto? Not sure which sugars are keto-friendly and which you should be avoiding. We understand, we’ve all been there! Sugars on keto are possibly one of the most confusing things that you will have to get your head around. Here you will find all of the major sugars and sugar substitutes used commercially and we will guide you through which sugars you can eat on a keto diet, which to avoid and which to eat, but only in moderation.
Working out which sugars are and are not keto-friendly can be difficult, even for seasoned keto-ers. To may life easier for you, we have created this guide to the best and worst keto sugars to help you on your journey.
Sugars on keto is probably one of the most confusing things to get your head around when transitioning onto a keto diet. Getting your head around net carbs is one thing, and then sugars is normally the challenge that comes after that. Then, once you’re happy knowing which sugars are keto and are not, how much, if any do you deduct from your total carb count. Confused? You don’t have to be, we’ve got everything you need to know about which sugars are and are not keto for you, what % you can deduct from your carb count and so much more. So, less talk, more action, and let’s find out, is caramel keto friendly?
In short, xylitol is keto-friendly, if you are eating a ‘dirty’ keto diet. However, if you have furry friends in the house you may need to be careful as it can be dangerous for certain pets. Read on and we will take you through how to use this keto-friendly sweetener.
We’ll keep it simple, dextrose is not keto-friendly. It is a sweetener that is high in carbs which will not help you on your keto journey. However, there are plenty of different, keto-friendly sweeteners out there that you can use. Read on and we will take you through our favorite keto-friendly alternatives to dextrose.
Maltitol is not advised for a keto diet, you may be surprised as to how many products advertising themselves as being ‘keto’ or ‘sugar-free’ contain maltitol. Read on to find out what are you looking for and what your best keto-friendly alternative to maltitol are.