A list of low carbs and zero carbs foods are more restricted, when it comes to the fruits and veggies but gives us more than 100 choices for rich meals.
Did you know that fats aren’t the only foods that are 100% zero carbs, meats and seafood have trace amounts.
The foods from this list have a small amount of net carbs-fractions of a gram.
The ‘almost’ zero carbs foods are a bit higher and one serving from the list is still under 1 net carb.
Remember to track your servings.
Tips for going zero carbs
Follow these 3 tips:
Prepare by checking your fridge and move any higher carbs foods to the side. Fill in the empty space with your favorite no-carbs foods.
Focus on what can eat
Don’t depriving yourself as zero carbs foods are delicious!
Try new things
Eating no carbs foods means to cook more so experiment and have fun with food while preparing it.
No carbs food labels
If the food contains less than 1 gram of carbs, the labeling laws allow the food companies to print zero grams on the label. Like:sugar substitutes, cheeses, spices, and eggs.
The foods that you are about to read have zero carbs and are based on the National Nutrient Database published by the US Department of Agriculture.
Zero carbs meat
Meat is rich in vitamins and proteins and zero carbs. Cured, packaged, and processed meats can have some carbs so always check the labels.
Beef, veal, lamb, pork, fowl, organ meats, game meats, exotic meats
Zero carbs seafood
Cod, flounder, sole, haddock, halibut, sardine, swordfish, tuna, trout, salmon, catfish, bass, crab, shrimp, lobster, squid, oysters, mussels, clams
Zero carbs dairy
Butter, whipped cream, heavy cream
Usually, cheese is low carbs, ranging from 0 to .5 net carbs per ounce.
Zero carbs seasoning
60 low carbs spices can be added to flavor zero carbs foods and make them tastier for consumption.
Salt and pepper, vinegar, ground cinnamon, most hot sauces, pre-mixed seasonings, yellow mustard, dill weed, chives
Zero carbs oils and fats
Olive oil, coconut oil, MCT oil, avocado oil, fish oil, animal fats, butter
Less healthy, yet zero carbs oils
Mayonnaise, vegetable shortening, canola oil, peanut oil, sesame oil
Zero carbs beverages
Water, sparkling water, club soda, coffee, tea, diet soda
Zero carbs sweeteners
Saccharine, sucralose, and Stevia but the powder and granola ones do have trace amounts of carbohydrate fillers.
Zero carbs alcohol
Gin, rum, vodka, whiskey, tequila, and scotch
Almost zero carbs foods
A single serving has less than 1 net carbs so measure carefully .
Veggies and fruits
Spinach, lettuce, celery, kale, etc. are great options for going zero carbs.Avocados are fruits, with almost zero carb and sources of healthy fat. Raspberries are rich with fiber.
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Spinach .2 Parsley .4 Avocado .5 Radish .5 Lettuce .25 Bok Choy .7
Serving size: 1/4 cup
Mushrooms .5 Garlic (1/2 clove) .5 Pokeberry Shoots .5 Cabbage .5 Asparagus (3 pieces) .6 Coconut .5 Yellow Squash .7 Raspberries .7 Cauliflower .7 Broccoli .8
Almost zero carbs dairy
Eggs are zero carbs, and range from .2 to 1 net carbs per egg.
Eggs .2 to .7
Almost zero carbs cheese
Unprocessed cheese has 0 to 1 net carbs per serving: FatSecret, Popular Cheeses, etc. If not sure check the label.
Serving size: 1 oz = 1″ cube = 1/4 cup grated (approx.)
Asiago .9 Blue .6 Brie .1 Camembert .1 Cheddar .3 Colby .7 Edam .4 Fontina .4 Goats .6 Gouda .6 Gruyère .1 Havarti .7 Mexican Blend Cheese .5 Monterey .1 Mozzarella .6 Muenster .3 Neufchatel .1 to .8 Parmesan .9 Provolone .6