Low Carb Diet Foods

Low Carb Diet Foods

This low carb diet foods guide is not comprehensive. However, it is a good list to get started creating your own diet plan. Some of the most popular low carb diet foods include a variety of meats, seafood, eggs, cheeses, & nuts.  Therefore, a basic low carb diet plan gives you the most freedom to eat what you want. However, keeping it low carb is the key to a successful diet plan.

You will soon notice that this website does not mention calories or state how much food to eat. Therefore, we recommend that a healthy individual eat when they are hungry and stop when they are full. In addition, we recommend that you stay hydrated.

At times, we confuse thirst with hunger. Therefore, if after eating a well balanced low carb meal, you feel hungry sooner than expected, drink a bottle of water. Then, if you are still hungry, by all means eat a small healthy low in carb snack! Listen to your body.

One other thing, abruptly switching to a low carb diet is not recommended. If you make an abrupt change in the amount of carbohydrates you consume, your body will respond accordingly. It will abruptly starting doing what it is designed to do in spite of how it makes you feel. If this is the first page that you have visited, I strongly recommend that you start here.

Disclaimer: This website is not a medical website. Therefore, if you have serious health problems, please consult a physician before changing your diet.


Meats are one of the easiest go-to low carb diet foods. On a low carb diet plan you can essentially eat any combination of meats. Below is a simple list to help you get started. However, you can learn more about low carb meats on this page.




Chicken Pork



Vegetables have some good low carb diet foods. However, vegetables contain healthy carbohydrates in differing amounts. Therefore, the list below include vegetables with lower carbohydrates than most. However, you can read more about low carb vegetables.

Cabbage Green Bell Peppers Cucumber
Asparagus Spinach Tomato
Olives Avocado Zucchini
Eggplant Lettuce Jicama


The list of fish and other seafood is seemingly endless. Fortunately, seafood is another one of the really simple low carb diet foods. In fact, most seafood is low in fat and high in protein. However, some are surprisingly high in cholesterol. Nevertheless, the following list will help get some ideas flowing. However, you can learn more about the different low carb seafood nutrition and benefits here.


Crawfish Lobster


Scallops Squid (Calamari)








In the U.S., chicken eggs are the most common. However, if you travel or live outside the country, the list below may benefit you for a low carb diet. For the less adventurous, you can eat chicken eggs in a variety of ways including deviled-eggs, scrambled eggs, omelettes, sunny-side up, and other unique ways. Eggs are one of my favorite low carb diet foods. You can read more about egg nutrition and selection.

However, if you travel outside the country, you may discover that there are many kinds of bird eggs that can be eaten.




Duck Chicken





Most fruits are sweet and high in carbohydrates. However, the list below include fruits with some of the lowest carbohydrates. In addition, you can read more about these low carb fruits.

Casaba Melon

Plums Limes




Kiwifruit Blueberries





Cheese is one of the tasty low carb diet foods that can be enjoyed. It is very filling and many can be carried as a snack. However, keep in mind that cheeses are typically salty. The list of cheeses can get quite lengthy. Nevertheless, we will get your low carb diet cheese selection started. You can read more about low carb cheese.


Asiago Swiss


Provolone Gouda







Nuts & Seeds:

Not all nuts are the same. In fact, quite a few are actually seeds! Nevertheless, most make relatively good low carb snacks. However, take time to read more about low carb nuts because some have more carbs than others. You can use the list below to get started. If you are a huge fan of nuts, be mindful of your sodium intake. When possible, eat the unsalted or low sodium nuts.


Macadamias Walnuts


Peanuts Pine Nuts
Cashews Hazelnuts



Brazil Nuts


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Now that you have an idea of what low carb diet foods you can eat, it is time to view a sample low carb diet menu. Once you learn which low carb diet foods you enjoy eating, try to mix things up. Eat a variety of meats, seafoods, fruits, vegetables, cheese, eggs, and other low carb diet foods. Eating a balanced low carb diet is important for overall health. Therefore, it still important that you get enough macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats, fiber, water) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) on a low carb diet.

Thanks again for reading! This completes our list of low carb diet foods.

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