Low or No Carb Food

Understanding which foods are considered a Low or No Carb Food will help you to reduce the amount of carbs you intake every day.

When it comes to low or no carb food, you will be glad to learn that there are quite a few delicious foods that have no carbohydrates. If you need to cut on your carb intake these foods are great since you can eat as much as you want. The list includes meat, poultry, and game. In this category, you will be able to enjoy such items as corned beef with a fat ratio of 6.3: 4.3, boiled chicken with a fat ratio of 7.4:2.9, roasted chicken with a fat ratio of 8.4:2.1, and pork loin with a fat ratio of 6.7: 4.5.

Fish and seafood are other great items, which is on the low or no carb food list. Here you can eat pretty much all you desire. On the list of fish you can enjoy you will find cod, crab, haddock, halibut, herring, mackerel, oysters, salmon, and whiting to name a few. The way in which these foods give you carbs is in the way they are prepared or the sauce that you enjoy along with the meal.

Okay, what about vegetables? Are they on the low or no carb food list? There are several different types of vegetables that you can enjoy, however, they may also still have a bit of carbs so you will still need to watch how you prepare them to ensure you do not go over your carb intake for the day. Here is the list of a few vegetables that you can enjoy without worrying about the carbs.

Asparagus
Lettuce
Mushrooms
Onions
Parsnips
Peas
Brussels sprouts
Boiled Potatoes
Cabbage
Pumpkin
Carrots
Radishes
Cauliflower
Spinach
Raw Celery
Raw Tomatoes
Cucumber
Turnips

Fruits are a great way to enjoy any meal and you can add them to practically any meal to enhance the flavor. Some of the fruits you can enjoy that are included on the low or no carb food list includes:

Apples
Loganberries
Apricots
Cantaloupe
Oranges
Bananas
Blackberries
Peaches
Pears
Cherries
Damsons
Pineapple
Plums
Figs
Gooseberries
Prunes
Grapes
Raspberries
Rhubarb
Grapefruit
Strawberries

Nuts are a great protein source and many of them are included on the food list. Here is the list of nuts you can add to your diet as snacks or to top salads without worrying about the carbs.

Almonds 1.2 carbs
Barcelona 1.5 carbs
Brazil 1.2 carbs
Cob nuts 1.9 carbs
Coconut 1.1 carbs
Peanuts 2.4 carbs
Walnuts 1.4 carbs
Olives 0.0 carbs




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