Every day more people choose to adopt the low carb eating plan, but, like me in this beginning of change, they are in doubt when choosing the right fruits to include in vitamins, snacks and even meals. So, I've selected amazing tips to help you find 21 fruit options that are high in fiber and considered low carb. Shall we check?
Setting up a menu that includes several low carb fruit options requires planning and time to put together, I'm still adapting to the low carb routine and life and I understand this difficulty very well.
With that in mind, I decided to create a super practical and very simple guide with low carb fruits and their amount of net carbs (I'll explain this concept a little later).
What are carbohydrates?
They are sugars present not only in bread, cake or pasta but also in fruits and vegetables. This does not mean that you should cut out vegetables, vegetables or fruits from your diet, but choose to consume what has the least carbohydrates.
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For those who don't know, net carbs are nothing more than the total carbs minus the fiber from the foods you eat.
For example, an avocado, a fruit rich in fat and vitamin C, has about 17g of total carbohydrates, according to FatSecret, but subtracting the fiber value leaves the final value of net carbohydrate content around 3.65g, or That is, a great low carb fruit request!
What Fruits Are Allowed on the Low Carb Diet?
In the list below, we put information on the amount of net carbs per 100g of fruit, we always recommend that you put fruit with up to 10g of net carbs per 100g of fruit:
avocado (2g carbohydrate)
açaí berry (4g of carbohydrate – provided no syrup is added)
acerola (6g of carbohydrate)
blackberry (5g of carbohydrate)
cashews (9g of carbohydrate)
coconut (5g of carbohydrate)
fig (9g of carbohydrate)
raspberry (6g carbohydrate)
guava (7g of carbohydrate)
kiwi (9g of carbohydrate)
orange (10g of carbohydrate)
lemon (6g of carbohydrate)
papaya (10g of carbohydrate)
passion fruit (9g of carbohydrate)
watermelon (8g carbohydrate)
melon (7g of carbohydrate)
strawberry (5g of carbohydrate)
nectarine (9g carbohydrate)
peach (8g carbohydrate)
pitanga (7g of carbohydrate)
tomato (2g carbohydrate)
So, I bet you can't wait to put some of these fruits allowed on the low carb diet on your new menu, right? See how many creative ideas can transform everyday life?
I really hope you liked my tips, take the opportunity to share and help other people. To the next!
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