So, depending on who you ask, you might get a slightly different definition on how net carbs are actually calculated. But here’s the general consensus: When you’re looking at whole foods: net carbs = total carbs – fiber. When you’re looking at packaged foods: net carbs = total carbs – fiber and sugar alcohols.
Keeping this in view, how many net carbs do you need for ketosis?
Most people will need to go under 50 grams per day to reach ketosis. Keep in mind that this doesn’t leave you with many carb options — except vegetables and small amounts of berries.
Likewise, people ask, when counting carbs What do you subtract?
Calculating net carbs is one way to do this. The term “net carbs” simply refers to carbs that are absorbed by the body. To calculate the net carbs in whole foods, subtract the fiber from the total number of carbs. To calculate the net carbs in processed foods, subtract the fiber and a portion of the sugar alcohols.