Low-Carb Diet For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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Low-carb snacks are a good choice no matter which diet you're following because they're mostly fruits and vegetables. When choosing a low-carb snack, consider the ones in the following list first:

A juicy orange A handful of raisins
A bunch of grapes A big green or red apple
An 8-ounce container of low-fat yogurt Raw vegetables (baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, green beans, pepper strips, radishes, celery, cucumber) with low-fat salad dressing
A can of unsweetened applesauce, diced peaches, or mixed fruit Sliced turkey rolled up in a lettuce leaf
A glass of skim, 1/2%, or 1% milk Boiled shrimp with zesty cocktail sauce
Dried apricots Skim-milk mozzarella string cheese

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Katherine B. Chauncey, PhD, is a registered dietician and an associate professor and director of nutrition at the Texas Tech Medical Center's Center for Integrative and Nutritional Medicine.

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