Are you looking to expand your menu and worried that fruit may compromise your ability to stay in ketosis? The good news is, while some fruit isn’t recommended, plenty of them are! Be sure you are speaking with your provider about recommended portion size, but these fruits should very well be on your list!
- Avocado: believe it or not, avocados are actually considered a fruit, and boy are they delicious! Try topping a Medi-Greens salad with a portion of avocado for a ketosis-friendly lunch option!
- Blackberries: chocked full of potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin K, blackberries are a great snack for weight loss. They can be muddled into your water, used to top a Greek yogurt parfait, or even eaten with a spoonful of fat-free whipped topping!
- Star Fruit: the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth while remaining in ketosis is cutting up a fresh star fruit. Not only is this fruit both unique in shape and taste, but it also has potassium and vitamin C!
- Raspberries: not only do raspberries lower your risk of heart disease, but they also contain vitamin C, flavonoids, and other powerful antioxidants that help reduce your blood pressure and promote healthy arteries.
- Watermelon: due to it’s high-water content, watermelon is an excellent way to satisfy a sweets craving without compromising on your health, or your state of ketosis. Did you know that watermelon is also an excellent source of vitamin A?
- Strawberries: rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits, strawberries are great to top your bowl of oatmeal, cup of Greek yogurt, or even throw a few into a breakfast smoothie!
- Cantaloupe: from potassium to vitamins A and C, cantaloupe is a delicious and refreshing fruit to snack on while staying healthy! In fact, some studies even suggest that eating cantaloupe can help keep you fuller for longer!