Ten Simple Tips for Living a Low-Carb Lifestyle - dummies

Ten Simple Tips for Living a Low-Carb Lifestyle

By Jan McCracken

Part of Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Going low-carb is as simple as changing a few eating habits. Here are ten tips that can help you in living a healthy, active, low-carbohydrate lifestyle.

  • Select foods with nutritious carbs, not empty calories (nutrient dense food).

  • Eat more foods with high fiber content, such as veggies, whole grains, and fruits.

  • Watch out for sneaky added sugars and minimize caloric artificial sweeteners.

  • Eat more fish.

  • Eat more nuts.

  • Calories do count.

  • Move your body more every day.

  • Avoid processed foods containing partially hydrogenated oils and trans fats.

  • Know thy fats and be selective because all fats are not bad.

  • Drink plenty of water every day.