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Which Purition flavour is lowest in carbs?

6 Purition 40g sachets scattered on table

Purition makes following a low-carb or keto diet easy-peasy. By choosing Purition for breakfast and/or lunch, you won’t need to spend as much time planning, prepping and cooking low-carb meals.

Thankfully, at around 2–4g net carbs per meal, all Purition flavours are low-carb and keto-friendly. The ingredients in each flavour are virtually the same, meaning there’s a minimal difference when it comes to the macros. They each contain our core blend of fresh nuts and seeds, plus whey or plant protein and a little extra fibre from psyllium husk and apple pectin. The only significant difference comes down to the natural flavourings.

But if you’re using Purition to support a strict low-carb or keto way of eating, you’re probably curious to know which Purition flavour is lowest in carbohydrates. After all, 2 or 3g carbs saved is 2 or 3g extra carbs for later! We hear you – so here’s some handy information to help you find the best Purition flavour to fit your low-carb or keto lifestyle:

Which Purition flavour is lowest in carbs/best for keto?

The following 3 Purition flavours have the lowest net carb content of our core flavour range:

  • Original Coffee & Walnut: 2.8g
  • Vegan Coffee & Walnut: 3g
  • Vegan Vanilla: 3g

Here is a full breakdown of the carbohydrate content of all Purition flavours – from lowest to highest net carbs – in both Original & Vegan.

*Limited Edition flavours are seasonal and not available all year round.

ORIGINALNet carbs (g)
per 40g
Coffee & Walnut 2.8
Raspberry*2.9
Almond3.1
Pecan & Cinnamon*3.1
Coconut3.2
Chocolate & Hazelnut3.2
Chai Latte*3.2
Unflavoured3.2
Chocolate3.4
Macadamia & Vanilla3.5
Curcumin (turmeric)3.6
Blackcurrant4
Pistachio4
Cherry Bakewell4
Almond & Orange4.2
Mixed Berry* 4.2
Beetroot & Chocolate 4.4
Banana4.7
Strawberry4.7
Beetroot4.9
Chocolate Orange5.1
VEGANNet carbs (g)
per 40g
Pecan & Cinnamon*2.7
Raspberry*2.8
Chai Latte*2.8
Coffee & Walnut3
Vanilla3
Almond3.1
Coconut3.1
Chocolate & Hazelnut3.1
Curcumin (turmeric)3.9
Almond & Orange3.9
Beetroot & Chocolate 4
Chocolate Orange 4
Pistachio 4.2
Cherry Bakewell4.2
Blackcurrant 4.3
Hemp4.3
Banana4.4
Mixed Berry* 4.4
Chocolate4.5
Strawberry5.7
Beetroot5.8

Which milk & yoghurt is best for a low-carb diet?

Variety of plant-based milks including Oatly, Alrp, Plenish, Koko & Rice Dream

Bear in mind that the carbohydrate content of sweetened plant milks can be significantly higher than unsweetened/no sugar versions. It’s worth picking an unsweetened brand, especially if you’re going to be using it daily.

Make sure to double-check the ingredients list too – it’s not uncommon for brands to include gums (thickeners) in their recipes, particularly if they’re opting for a longer shelf life. Wherever possible, aim for the milks that keep their ingredients list clean and short.

MilkNet carbs
per 200ml
Alpro Soya No Sugars 0
Mighty Pea Unsweetened 0.2
Almond Breeze Unsweetened 0.4
Koko Coconut Unsweetened 0.6
Plenish Almond Milk 0.8
Good Hemp Seed Milk 1.8
Plenish Cashew Milk 2.2
Mighty Pea Original 4
Alpro Soya Original 5
Alpro Coconut Original 5.4
Whole milk 9.4
Semi-skimmed milk 9.6
Skimmed milk 10
Rebel Original Mylk 10.2
Oatly Oat Drink 13.2
Alpro Oat Alternative 13.2
Rice Dream Original 19.8
Yoghurt Net carbs (g)
per 150g
Alpro Plain No Sugars 0
Alpro Plain 3.1
Alpro Greek Style 3.9
Natural yoghurt 7.8
Greek yoghurt 9.2
Koko Coconut 12
Oatly Greek Style Oatgurt 15

To make a shake

Put 200–250ml of your chosen milk into a blender and then add 40-50g of Purition. You can also add your choice of optional extras—a handful of berries and spinach works well for low-carb diets. If you like yours iced, add a few ice cubes. Blend and enjoy!

To make a yoghurt bowl

For a breakfast or lunchtime yoghurt bowl, mix together 40–50g Purition and 120–150g yoghurt. For a small low-carb snack, try 20g Purition and 2—3 tbsp of yoghurt. Sprinkle with low-carb toppings, such as nuts and berries.

Can I mix with Purition with water?

Man pouring water into bowl of Purition instant porridge

If you’re following a strict low-carb or keto lifestyle, you might prefer to skip milk and yoghurt altogether. Honestly, Purition tastes much better when blended with milk – but if you’d prefer to go milk-free, we get it! Try out the following serving suggestions:

Make an instant low-carb porridge:

Take 40–50g of Purition, add a splash of hot boiled water (from your kettle or boiling water tap) or warm milk (you’ll only need a dash, so the carb content will be minimal) and mix well. If you’d like a thinner porridge, add a little more water/milk until you hit that sweet spot. Finish by adding a light sprinkling of low-carb toppings, such as nuts, berries or desiccated coconut, if you’d like.

Make a shake with water:

Blend 40g Purition with 175ml water, 3 ice cubes and some frozen berries. Avoid using too much water – it’ll end up very thin and watery. You could add a dash of cream, if your regime allows?

What are net carbs?

Net carbs is the number of carbohydrates in a food, minus its grams of fibre. It accounts for the fact that fibre isn’t fully digested by the body and has a minimal effect on blood sugar levels.

Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fibre

So, for example, if a UK ingredient deck read Carbs 3g and Fibre 6g, a US packet would read Total Carbs 9g and Net Carbs 3g. As with all UK nutrition labels, Purition’s nutritional information is based on Net Carbs.

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