Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Low carbohydrate food

Low-Carb Food Pyramids

Low Carbohydrate Vegetables

asparagus, beet green, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collard, cucumber, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustard green, olive, onios, parsley, pepper, pumpkin, radish, spinach, summer squash, turnip, watercress and zucchini

Low Carbohydrate Fruits

apple, avocados, banana, berries, coconut, fig, grapefruit, lime, lemon, kiwi fruit, melon, orange, pear, pineapple, plum, tangerine and tomato.

Foods Without Carbohydrates or Zero carbohydrate foods.

-Water is totally free of carbohydrates.
-Pork, turkey, lamb, beef, chicken have no carbohydrate.
-Salmon, Alaskan halibut, sardines, anchovies, trout and mackerel are in the list of low carbohydrate foods
-Canola, corn oil, olive, sunflower, soybean oil, peanut oil, walnut oil and flax-seed , butter, margarine, most cheeses, vegetable shortening, etc. have zero carbohydrate.
-Raw egg white and egg yellow have no carbohydrates. Cooked eggs like omelette or boiled egg have 1 g carbohydrate.
-Tea and coffee have no carbohydrates.
-Club soda, wine ,vodka, gin, rum, whisky are zero carbohydrate foods
***These foods may be high in calories, fats, sodium and cholesterol so if you are looking for a low carbohydrate diet, then you should consider this.***

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