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14 Foods That Have Almost Zero Carbs

 A diet rich in carbohydrates prevents your body from entering into ketosis to reduce extra weight. That is why the world is turning to a keto diet. Even if you cannot skip carbs completely, you can minimize the intake. Carbs occupy a significant portion of meals. Below is a list of 14 foods that have almost zero carbs.

Zero Carbs or Almost Zero Carb 

In fact, you would hardly find solely zero-carb foods. Only a few edible oil and fat come under the umbrella of no-carb. Every other food might contain traces of carbohydrates. You can call a food no-carb if it contains less than one gram of carbs and is consumed, considering the carb count. Furthermore, the zero-carb criterion applies to the purest form of enlisted items that is unprocessed and cooked in zero-carb ingredients. 

  1. Meat

Meat is the king of any cuisine. These are rich in protein and are zero-carb unless eaten in grilled, baked, sautéed, or boiled form. It includes other meats like veal, duck, and turkey. 

Grass-fed beef is full of healthy nutrients. Make sure that the beef you are using is organic and free of additives or hormonal injections.

Like beef, a good quality lamb meat is tastier zero carb option and provides essential nutrients to meet up nutritional deficiencies.

Lean meat is affluent in protein and an amazing zero-carb alternative for those avoiding red meat.

Pork, coming from healthy and hygienic sources, is a satiating and filling zero-carb meat. 

The nutritional value of fish and seafood is an open fact. Tuna, salmon, tilapia, sardine, trout, cod, and catfish are the richest source of protein, vitamins, and omega-3 fatty acids. Again your cooking method and recipe matter a lot. Other seafood like oysters, crab, lobsters, and mussels may contain some proportion of carbs.

In the absence of carbs, low-carb eaters rely on fats and oils to fulfil their energy needs. Organic and chemical-free are loaded with antioxidants and promote weight loss. These include olive oil, coconut oil, canola oil, and MCTs.

Butter is a combination of milk protein and fat and without carbs. Butter renders a heavenly taste to your food. Other fats that you can consume moderately are Ghee, suet, and lard.

Water is the elixir of life, especially for weight watchers. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water without any fear of consuming carbs. Sparkling water without sugar is an excellent zero-carb beverage to quench your thirst. 

  1. Coffee

Good news for coffee drinkers who cannot start their day without sipping coffee; drink coffee; just keep it milk-free and sugar-free.

  1. Tea and Green Tea

Black tea is zero carbs, but green or herbal tea could offer a few carbs depending on the herb they use.

  1. Almost No-Carb Fruits

Being on a low-carb diet does not mean omitting fruits from the diet. You can eat some low-carb fruits to satisfy your fruity tooth. You can eat avocado, strawberries, lemons, limes, kiwis, and olives.

  1. Vegetables

Leafy greens and cruciferous veggies for your low-carb vegetable portion. These include spinach, broccoli, kale, sprouts, and mushrooms.

  1. Nuts and Seeds

Picking a no-carb nut is difficult. But, seeds are better options. You can eat pecans, macadamia, chia seeds, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds.

Conclusion

You can enjoy many tastes despite being on a low-carb diet. Only pay attention to their sources, labels, ingredients, and cooking methods. Stick to organic and natural forms of food.

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