Thursday, June 30, 2011

The 25 Lowest Carb Veggies

This list (from DLife.com) will help you when you're planning dinner or ordering at a restaurant.

XOXO
Eileen


# 1-  ARUGALA  -It contains 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One cup of arugula contains 1g of carbs.


# 2-  CUCUMBERIt contains 1g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of sliced cucumber contains 2g of carbs.


# 3-  BROCCOLI RAABIt contains 1g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of cooked broccoli raab (also spelled "rabe" and also sometimes called "rapini") contains 3g of carbs.


# 4-  ICEBERG LETTUCEIt contains 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One cup of shredded iceberg lettuce contains 2g of carbs.


# 5- CELERYIt contains 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. Two medium stalks of celery contains 2.5g of carbs.


# 6- WHITE MUSHROOMS- They contain 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of raw sliced white mushrooms contains 2g of carbs.


# 7- RADISHES- They contain 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of sliced raw radishes contains 2g of carbs.


# 8- TURNIPSThey contain 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of cooked turnips contains 4g of carbs.


# 9- ROMAINE LETTUCEIt contains 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One cup of shredded romaine lettuce contains 1.5g of carbs.


# 10- ASPARAGUSIt contains 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of cooked asparagus contains 3.5g of carbs


# 11- GREEN PEPPERIt contains 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of sliced green peppers contains 2g of carbs.


# 12- OKRAIt contains 2g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of cooked sliced okra contains 3.5g of carbs.


# 13- CAULIFLOWERIt contains 3g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One cup of cooked cauliflower contains 5g of carbs.


# 14- YELLOW PEPPERIt contains 3g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of sliced yellow pepper contains 3g of carbs.


# 15- CABBAGEIt contains 3g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One cup cooked shredded cabbage contains 8.5g of carbs.


# 16- RED BELL PEPPERIt contains 3g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of sliced red pepper contains 3g of carbs.


# 17- BROCCOLI- It contains 4g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One cup of cooked chopped broccoli contains 11g of carbs.

# 18-SPINACHIt contains 4g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of cooked spinach contains 3.5g of carbs.

# 19- BEETSThey contain 4g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of sliced canned beets contain 12.5g of carbs.

# 20- GREEN BEANSThey contain 4g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of cooked green beans contains 5g of carbs.

# 21- CARROTSThey contain 5g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of carrots contains 6g of carbs.


# 22- KALEIt contains 5g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup chopped cooked kale contains 4g of carbs


# 23- SUGAR SNAP PEASThey contain 5g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of whole raw sugar snap peas contains 1g of carbs.


# 24- ONIONSThey contain 7g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One-half cup of cooked onion contains 11g of carbs.


# 25- CORNIt contains 10g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One medium ear of corn contains 26g of carbs. (Okay, that's not really low carb at all, but that's why it's number-25!)


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