Carbohydrates to Avoid on a Low Carb Diet

In every diet, there are foods that you should avoid. Low Carb diet is no exemption. The following carbohydrates should be avoided if you want to be successful in low carb diet.

  • • Bread, pasta, crackers, flour, potatoes, carrots, peas, corn fruits, baked goods, candies, chewing gum, sugars
  • • All dairy foods, except whey protein concentrate, butter, cream and cheeses. Cultured milk products like cheese, cottage cheese and yogurt have dramatically reduced carbohydrate and increased protein content. (Milk has a fairly high sugar content as you can see from the package label on any cartoon of milk.)
  • • Some medications, including cough lozenges and syrups.
  • • Imitation crab, shrimp and lobster meat. These often contain starch and sugar.
  • • All fruits contain simple sugars/carbohydrates. Most berries, however, are both low glycemic and low in carbohydrates. Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries may be eaten in small amounts.
  • • Foods that are normally considered healthy, but which have a high glycemic index, such as carrots, beets, turnips, parsnips.

 
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What low carb plan have you tried the most?
Atkins Diet
52%
South Beach Diet
12%
No White Diet - no white flour, potatoes, white rice
11%
No sugars, high sugar fruit, starchy vegetables
6%
I created my own low carb plan
20%
Total votes: 1076

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