Low Carb Fruits -- and a free carb counter chart
Print out the chart if you wish to use it as a daily guide.
The link to the vegetables chart awaits you at the bottom of this page.
Fruits are part of a healthy diet. However, some fruits contain significantly more carbohydrate than others do. Use the charts wisely to make the best choices.
The charts can be used as guides for weight loss or weight maintenance.
Knowing which are the low carb fruits is important when counting carbohydrates. In the final column of each segment of the chart is the approximate amount of carbohydrate in each fruit or portion.
So, let's learn more!
If you intend to add fruits to your low carb diet, choose the best: To maximize the health benefits of fruit, and help our planet, eat organically grown fruits when possible. A low carb diet really does work. It works for health. It works for weight loss.
The Carbohydrate Chart
As stated earlier, if you are able to afford it, organic fruit is the better choice.
The above chart gives you both the calories and carbohydrates in fruit. Remember that what is crucial is carbohydrates -- rather than calories.
If you restrict carbs and eat plenty of protein and fat from natural sources, it's unlikely that you need worry about calories.
Mother Nature designed our bodies to flourish on clean water and natural sources of proteins and fats; hence, we often do not handle carbohydrates well.
Therefore, it's generally best to avoid eating high carb (fructose/sugar) fruits.
You may occasionall consume a small portion of low carb berries, which are usually highly nutritious. As you will note, berries are usually lowest in carbs.
Since most fruits are high in carbohydrates, it's usually better to focus more on leafy green "vegetables."
Web pages related to this page
If you also wish to use low carb vegetables as well as low carb fruits see the following page:
Recommended books for this page
All the books are available, usually in Kindle and/or paper/hard back form, from Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.
This completes the low carb fruits page. We hope that you found it useful and that it will help you on your journey to weight loss.