30 January 2015

Wanna Look Charming? Try Zero Carbohydrate Foods....

The recommended dose of carbohydrate per day for a normal person should be around 50-55% of regular calorie intakes. Most of the dieting programs work on the principle of decreasing regular dose of carbohydrates, which may affect your body in long run. You should consider taking complex carbohydrates because Plant foods contain complex carbohydrates that should be your focus to get sufficient carbohydrate amounts. Simple carbohydrates have starch, sugar, and high carbohydrates, while complex carbohydrates have fewer amounts.

Milk and Its products

Milk does not contain carbohydrates or has zero carbohydrates, is a common misunderstanding among people. However, according to understanding nutrition, milk has lactose, a type of sugar, which contains 12 gm of carbohydrates in it. While, cheddar, fontina, Muenster, Monterey jack   and mozzarella cheese has no carbohydrates present.  Cottage cheese is the only exception as it has 6gm carbohydrate contents in one serving, explained understanding nutrition.

Meats and Its Alternatives

Only processed meat products as packaged meat contains carbohydrates while, raw meat and various meat products have no carbohydrates. To decrease the fat contents, you should bake or grill the meat. Similarly, nuts and legumes have fiber, but starch of nuts and legumes contain approximately 15 gm carbohydrates in a


Usually most vegetables only contains fiber, however some vegetables have starch also along with fiber.  According to Understanding Nutrition, the vegetables, which do not contains starch has very little about 5 gm carbohydrates in a serving. It is better to use vegetables that contain no starch such as spinach, tomatoes, carrots, broccoli and squash. Starch containing vegetables like potatoes, corns and peas has about 15 gm of carbohydrates in a serving.

Other Foods

Pure vegetables oil has zero carbohydrate contents, according to a medical news website. However, vegetable oil has about 15 gm fats present in one serving and therefore you should use it as reserve. Drinking minimum eight glasses of water is good, as it has no carbohydrates.      



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