Collection: Low Carb

Low Carb

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a low carb diet?

  • A low carb diet is a dietary approach that restricts the intake of carbohydrates.
  • The aim is to reduce insulin levels and promote the use of stored fat for energy.
  • Foods that are typically restricted on a low carb diet include grains, sugars, fruits, and starchy vegetables. Foods with a high Glycemic index.

What are some low carb foods?

  • Low carb foods include meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products.
  • Non-starchy vegetables such as leafy greens, broccoli, cauliflower, and peppers are also low in carbs.
  • Nuts, seeds, and healthy fats like avocado and olive oil are also good low carb options. Generally look for foods that have less than 10-15 grams of carb per 100g total.

How many carbs a day on a low carb diet?

  • The daily carb intake on a low carb diet typically ranges from 20 to 100 grams.
  • This varies depending on individual factors such as age, gender, weight, and activity level.