Are McDonald’s Smoothies Keto Friendly?


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McDonald’s smoothies are presented as a healthy alternative drink at this wildly popular fast food restaurant.

With just a few ingredients, it probably is healthier than a glass of sugar water (I mean, soda pop).

However, are those ‘healthy’ smoothies keto friendly?

McDonald’s Smoothies are not keto-friendly. They average 43 grams of carbohydrates in the medium-sized smoothie.

How Many Carbs Are In McDonald’s Smoothies?

FlavorSizeNet Carbs
Mango Pineapple SmoothieSmall44 grams
Mango Pineapple SmoothieMedium56 grams
Mango Pineapple SmoothieLarge76 grams
Strawberry Banana SmoothieSmall42 grams
Strawberry Banana SmoothieMedium52 grams
Strawberry Banana SmoothieLarge72 grams
Carbs In McDonald’s Smoothies – DATA

As you can see, while their ingredient list is really pretty clean, they are packed with sugar, even if it’s natural sugar.

So we’ll leave it to others to decide if McDonald’s smoothies are healthy for their way of eating, but if you’re following a ketogenic diet, you should definitely avoid these drinks.

If you’d like a list of what you can eat on a ketogenic diet, here is the definitive guide to keto foods that I wrote.

~Angela

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Angela Davis

I'm Angela Davis, Co-Founder of Advantage Meals. I have a Bachelors in Anthropology and Masters in Holistic Nutrition. My passion is Ancestral Nutrition and for over a decade I've been helping Keto Diet beginners and those looking for their Primal Diet. "There is no one right way." Below are the most recent articles I've written for AdvantageMeals.com.

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