Low Carbs Ultimate Guide For Beginners -Part 1

If you want to win the war against flab you will need to turn to for low-carbohydrate foods that are still chock full of what you’re transforming physique need: protein, vital minerals, and vitamins, and less hazardous unrefined complex carbs.

Here we made an ultimate grocery list of the low-carbs vegetables Let go shopping …

LOW-CARB VEGETABLES

1
ZUCCHINI

Carb count:
– 7 grams per 1 medium squash

Zucchini(less courgettes ) is a great vegetable to trim the carbs from your diet. When cut into noodle-like strands using a serrated vegetable peeler or spiralizer, zucchini is a great substitute for more carbohydrate-dense spaghetti as a base for your meat sauce.

Use grated zucchini for hash browns in lieu of potatoes or add it to pancake batter instead of some of the flour.
If you want to make low-carb snack you can slice the zucchini ends off and use a flat-blade vegetable peeler or mandolin to make long wide strips. Add smoked salmon and arugula on the end of each zucchini ribbon and roll up.

Nutrition Bonus:
-zucchini does harbor a range of very important nutrients like vitamin B6, potassium, manganese, and vitamin C.

2
CAULIFLOWER

Carbs count:
-5 grams per cup

Once cooked, cauliflower’s unique texture can be used as a lower-carb alternative for mashed potatoes (saves about 23 grams of carbs in a serving), mac and cheese, creamy soups, and even pizza crust. Or pulverize in a food processor can be used instead of couscous or rice.

Nutrition Bonus:
Cauliflower is a member of the Brassica plant family along with broccoli and kale and is rich in antioxidants.

3
SWISS CHARD

Carbs count:
– 1 gram per cup

Swiss chard should always be a low-carbs addition to your grocery cart. You can steam or sauté the leaves, or use whole uncooked leaves instead of carbs-heavy tortillas when making tacos and wraps.

Nutrition Bonus:
Swiss chard delivers is full with vitamin K, which a can reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease.

4
MUSHROOMS

Carb count:
– 2 grams per cup

All of them,from white to exotic shiitake, these edible fungi have low carbs but “high” umami flavor. Use large and meaty portobello mushroom caps instead of hamburger buns, or instead of gut-busting pizza crust by laying on all your favorite pizza toppings.

Nutrition Bonus:
Mushrooms of all types have immunity-boosting compounds.

5
CELERY

Carbs count:
– 1 gram per stalk

Celery is 95 percent water and is a dearth of carbohydrates. You can add it to salads, or smear on some nut butter for a snack that’s big on nutrition but low in six-pack-killing processed carbs.

Nutrition Bonus:
Celery has lots of vitamin K,so he is great for gaining bone strength.

6
CHERRY TOMATOES

Carb count:
– 6 grams per cup

Cherry tomatoes bolster the nutritional firepower of your diet without any serious carbohydrate backlash.

Like a candy, you can pop them in your mouth or toss a pint with a bit of oil and bake them in the oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit to get roasted flavor bombs.

Nutrition Bonus:
Have lots of cancer-fighting antioxidant lycopene.

7
SPAGHETTI SQUASH

Carb count: 7 grams per cup
Spaghetti squash is a Mother Nature’s low-carb change for pasta. When cooked, the flesh of the squash pulls apart into slightly nutty-tasting, noodle-like strands minus the carbohydrate deluge. Slice a spaghetti squash in half lengthwise, remove the seeds and place the squash halves in a microwavable dish, flesh-side down.
Put paper towel or parchment paper on the squash then put it in microwave on high for 8-12 minutes.Let it cool for five minutes, then scrape out the squash flesh with a fork . Top the squash with your favorite protein-rich meat sauce.

Nutrition Bonus:
Huge amounts of vitamin C helps reducing muscle soreness and oxidation damage following intense exercise.

OTHER LOW-CARBS  VEGGIES are:

– Radish
– Asparagus
– Bok choy
– Broccoli
– Spinach
– Arugula
– Bell pepper
– Watercress

Via: bodybuilding.com

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