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6 Sneaky High-Carb Veggies That Could Be Kicking You Right Out of Ketosis

Sadly, bagels are off-limits on the keto diet. But—surprise—some vegetables also hide a boatload of carbs. Here, six culprits that might be sneakily pushing you over your daily cap (and the carbs in each, courtesy of the USDA).

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Potatoes: 26g Carbs (per 1 Cup, Diced)

Even fingerlings are a no-go.

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Peas: 21g Carbs (per 1 Cup)

Sadly, sprinkling them on a salad doesn’t change the facts.

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Corn: 39g Carbs (per 1 Cup Kernels)

An ear has 17 grams of carbs: You’ve been warned.

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Winter Squash: 10g Carbs (per 1 Cup, Diced)

Think twice before you add them to your lunch bowl with abandon.

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Lima Beans: 31g Carbs (per 1 Cup)

We give you permission to keep a bag lying around for the kiddos.

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Black-eyed Peas: 27g Carbs (per 1 Cup)

Sorry, collards, you’ll have to double up on bacon.