Keto fruits – the evidence

 
This guide is based on scientific evidence, following our policy for evidence-based guides.

It’s written by Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, MD, with additions and revisions by Anne Mullens. The last major update was done on January 18, 2019.1 The guide was medically reviewed by Dr. Bret Scher, MD, on January 18, 2019.

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  1. It includes some minor changes to carb levels of different fruits (after more closely consulting several nutrition databases), and the addition of a few more scientific references, as well as updating the main images. Assistance and additional research by Paul Rutkovskis.

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