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Low-Carb Vegetables List

The Best and Worst Vegetables on a Low-Carb Diet


Updated May 29, 2014

Low-Carb Vegetables List
Spaghetti squash

Spaghetti squash

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Most vegetables are encouraged on low-carb diets. If you are considering using organic vegetables, check out this list of which fruits and vegetables have the most and least pesticides to help you guide your choices.

Quick Tip to Help You Remember Which Veggies Have the Most and Least Carbs

Low-Carb Vegetables

This list is roughly arranged from lowest to highest carbohydrate per serving, but most are non-starchy and generally low in carbohydrates. Exact carb count depends on serving size. Remember when counting carbs in vegetables that the fiber is not counted, and can be subtracted from the total. For more information about each vegetable, including carbs, calories, glycemic index, and recipes, click on the vegetables that have a link.

Starchy (High Carb) Vegetables

The main vegetables to be avoided when reducing carbohydrates are the starchier and sweeter vegetables:

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