Foods to Avoid when Making a Low-Carb Meal or Snack

By Jan McCracken

Part of Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

There are so many wonderfully tasty food and snack choices available to you when you’re living a healthy low-carb lifestyle that it’d take pages to list them. So, instead, while you’re choosing from all the great options you can take advantage of, here are a few to avoid, because they aren’t low-carb acceptable:

  • Candies

  • Cookies, cakes, pies, and doughnuts

  • Most pastas (white)

  • Processed snack foods such as chips, pretzels, and white crackers

  • Refined sugars (such as corn syrup and fructose, among others)

  • Sodas and fruit juices loaded with sugar

  • White flour and white breads

  • White rice