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Flank Steak and Keto Diet - Is It Keto-Friendly

Article author photo Elen Khachatrian by Elen Khachatrian | Last updated on April 28, 2022
Education: Nutrition & Microbiology at YSU

Is Flank Steak Keto?

Flank steak is one of the healthiest beef cuts because it is made from the cow's abdominal muscles: it's very lean and full of flavor.

Flank steak has 0 net carbs and a moderate amount of fats, making them perfect for a Keto Diet [1].

You can also visit the Flank Steak Nutrition page to see its complete nutritional profile.

One serving size of flank cooked steak (85 grams) provides:

Calories: 163

Protein: 27.66 g, falling in the range of the top 8% of foods as a source of protein.

Fat: 7 grams, has lower saturated fat than other steak types.

Total carbs: 0

Fiber: 0

Net Carbs

Classic Keto recommends limiting your net carb intake to 20g - 30g per day (in the case of 2000 calorie diet). Flank steak has no net carbs.

Summary

As flank steak has no net carbs and contains moderate fats, it can be considered a keto-friendly food; just be mindful not to overcook it and oversalt it.

References

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3945587/
Article author photo Elen Khachatrian
Education: Nutrition & Microbiology at YSU
Last updated: April 28, 2022
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