Oranges are a delicious natural snack, but are oranges keto? How many carbs are in orange? Is orange juice keto? Keep reading to find out orange carbs and some of the best orange substitutes. 

How Many Carbs Are In Orange?

According to the USDA website, a medium orange (131g) has 15.5 grams of total carbohydrates. Oranges have about 3 grams of fiber, but not enough to make them keto-approved. So, a medium orange is 12.5 grams of net carbs, which is half of what’s approved in a day.

Is Orange Juice Keto?

No, as oranges are not keto-friendly, orange juice can’t either be consumed on a keto diet. An 8-ounce glass (248ml) of orange juice contains a whopping 26 grams of total carbs, of which 21 grams is sugar. This is way too much to be included in keto.

Keto Orange Substitute

Orange Extract – adds great orange flavor without the carbs. Use it in smoothies, drinks, or as a keto substitute in recipes that call for orange juice. Orange Zest – I love using orange zest to make the best keto cranberry sauce and my favorite keto cranberry orange bread. Adds a deep orange flavor. Citric Acid  Dried Orange Peel 

Carbs In Mandarin Oranges

A medium mandarin (tangerine) orange (88g) has 11.7 grams of total carbs and 1.58 grams of fiber [*]. So, a medium tangerine has 10.1 grams of net carbs.

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