Best & Worst Beans For Keto

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  • We've ranked 24 types of beans based on how they fit into a healthy keto diet.
  • Our keto rating system ranks foods based on ingredients, net carbs, and fat content.
  • Each food has a link to its own page with a more detailed recommendation and a net carb calculator.
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Keto-Friendly

Generic

Soybean

per 100 g:
2.4g
net carbs
9g
fats
18.2g
protein
172
calories
2.4
Net Carbs per 100g
Low Carb
Minimally Processed
2
Keto-Friendly
per 130 g:
1g
net carbs
6g
fats
11g
protein
120
calories
0.8
Net Carbs per 100g
Low Carb
Minimally Processed
3
Keto-Friendly
per 100 g:
3.4g
net carbs
0.1g
fats
2g
protein
21
calories
3.4
Net Carbs per 100g
Low Carb
Minimally Processed
4
Keto in Moderation
per 100 g:
4.7g
net carbs
0.3g
fats
1.9g
protein
35
calories
4.7
Net Carbs per 100g
Moderate Carb
Minimally Processed
5
Keto in Moderation
per 100 g:
5.7g
net carbs
4.5g
fats
8.5g
protein
81
calories
5.7
Net Carbs per 100g
Moderate Carb
Minimally Processed
6
Keto in Moderation

Generic

Lupin Bean

per 100 g:
7.1g
net carbs
2.9g
fats
15.6g
protein
119
calories
7.1
Net Carbs per 100g
Moderate Carb
Minimally Processed
7
Avoid or Minimize

Generic

Natto

per 175 g:
16g
net carbs
19g
fats
31g
protein
371
calories
9.1
Net Carbs per 100g
High Carb
Minimally Processed
8
Not Keto!

Generic

Mung Bean

per 100 g:
11.6g
net carbs
0.4g
fats
7g
protein
105
calories
11.6
Net Carbs per 100g
Too Much Carbs!
Minimally Processed
9
Not Keto!

Generic

Red Lentils

per 198 g:
23g
net carbs
0.8g
fats
18g
protein
226
calories
11.6
Net Carbs per 100g
Too Much Carbs!
Minimally Processed
10
Not Keto!

Generic

Lentils

per 100 g:
12.2g
net carbs
0.4g
fats
9g
protein
116
calories
12.2
Net Carbs per 100g
Too Much Carbs!
Minimally Processed
11
Not Keto!

Generic

Lima Bean

per 100 g:
13.9g
net carbs
0.4g
fats
7.8g
protein
115
calories
13.9
Net Carbs per 100g
Too Much Carbs!
Minimally Processed
12
Not Keto!

Generic

Fava Bean

per 100 g:
14.3g
net carbs
0.4g
fats
7.6g
protein
110
calories
14.3
Net Carbs per 100g
Too Much Carbs!
Minimally Processed