Low Carb Food List

Not all foods are created equal. When you are living a low-carb lifestyle, take time to make sure your pantry and fridge are filled with low-carb foods you can enjoy. Remember moderation is still needed – even for low-carb foods.

The big no-non? Foods containing white flour and sugar are not allowed in low carb diet. Most fruits are restricted, but some are allowed. The number of grams of carbohydrates allowed per day varies from person to person. Some might need 20 grams or less carbohydrates count per day to lose weight. Others may successfully lose weight on 50 or 60 grams per day.

Low-Carb Snacks

• Celery with peanut butter
• Celery with tuna salad
• Hard boiled eggs
• Dill pickles
• 1/4 cup berries with 1/3 cup cottage cheese
• Nuts
• Cheddar cheese
• Cow, sheep and goat cheese
• Cream cheese
• Gouda
• Mozzarella
• Roquefort and other Blue cheeses
• Swiss cheese
• Jerky (beef or turkey)

Low-carb veggies

• Sprouts (bean, alfalfa, etc.)
• Greens – lettuces, spinach, chard, etc.
• Hearty Greens - collards, mustard greens, kale, etc.
• Radicchio and endive count
• Radishes

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• Artichoke
• Celery Root
• Pumpkin
• Artichoke Hearts
• Rhubarb
• Asparagus
• Chard
• Sauerkraut
• Bamboo Shoots

Low-Carb Meats

• Chicken
• Cornish Game Hen
• Duck
• Keilbasa
• Pork
• Sausage
• Steak
• Turkey
• Veal Steak

Note: canned meat may have added carbohydrates, so read the package carefully.

Other products:

• Butter
• Eggs
• Fish

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Related Articles:

Low Carb Reference
Are Low Carb Diets Dangerous
Is Low Carb for You? A Review of Low Carbohydrate Dieting for Beginners


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