Not Keto!
Skim Milk

Skim Milk

per 1 cup (240 ml):
12g
net carbs
0.2g
fats
8.3g
protein
83
calories

Is Skim Milk Keto?

Skim Milk is not keto-friendly because it is high in carbs. It may kick you out of ketosis even with a small serving size.

Too Much Carbs!

Skim Milk should be avoided on keto because it is very high in net carbs (12g of net carbs per 240ml serving).

It is important to limit your net carb consumption to 20g - 30g per day to stay in ketosis. You can calculate your ideal daily net carb allowance by using this keto macros calculator.

As an alternative, you may look for other types of milk that are low in net carbs.

Low in Fats

Skim Milk is both high in carbs and low in fats, which are the exact opposite of the macros required on a keto diet.

The ideal macronutrient ratio for keto is 70% fat, 20-25% protein, and 5-10% carbs. This means the majority of your foods should be both low in carbs and high in fats.

Avocado, salmon, and ghee are great examples of foods that are both low in carbs and high in fat.

Minimally Processed But High in Carbs

Skim Milk is minimally processed but not a good fit for keto because it is high in carbs.

It is important to check both macros and ingredients of your foods to achieve a healthy weight loss on keto.

Here are the common ingredients to be checked for keto - sweeteners, oils, and food additives.

Net Carb Calculator

Skim Milk
12 g
net carbs
12 g
carbs
0 g
fiber
0.2 g
fats
8.3 g
protein
83
calories

Alternative Types of Milk for Keto

Keto-Friendly
0
Net Carbs per 240ml
Low Carb
Minimally Processed
Keto-Friendly
0
Net Carbs per 240ml
Low Carb
Minimally Processed
Keto-Friendly
1
Net Carbs per 240ml
Low Carb
Minimally Processed
Keto in Moderation
6
Net Carbs per 240ml
Moderate Carb
Minimally Processed
High in Fats
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