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Low-carb vegetarian proteins: tofu, seitan and tempeh — although tempeh is higher in carbs than tofu and seitan, it’s also high in fiber, so the net carbs (aka the total grams of carbs minus the grams of fiber) make it keto-friendly. be cautious of faux-meat burgers, bacon, etc., and read their ingredient lists and nutrition labels, as they may contain added sugar or be an unexpected source.

Other great keto vegetarian protein sources. cottage cheese: 20 grams of protein and 6 grams of carbs per 6 ounces (170 grams) parmesan and romano cheese: 9 to 10 grams of protein and 1 gram of carb per ounce (28 grams) hard and semi-hard cheese (cheddar, gouda, provolone, swiss, etc.): 7 to 8 grams of protein and 0.5 to 1.5 gram of carbs per ounce (28 grams).

A review of 11 studies found that vegetarian diets like the lacto-vegetarian diet may help lower total and ldl a marker of long-term blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes ..