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Blog: Six low-carb veggies to include in your diet.

If you're looking for a low-carb diet then vegetables are a great source of fibre.  However Its best to avoid starchy root vegetables like potatoes and sweet potatoes as they are high in carbs. Greens and cruciferous vegetables particularly have low levels of carbs. 

Below we have listed six veggies that you can include in your diet. 

Asparagus 

Asparagus has 2% of carbs and is very high in fibre, vitamin C, folate, vitamin K and carotene antioxidants. Its also very high in protein compared to most vegetables.

Mushrooms 

Mushrooms have 3% of carbs and although they’re technically not plants, edible mushrooms are often categorised as vegetables. They contain decent amounts of potassium and are high in some B vitamins.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower has 5% of carbs and is a tasty and versatile vegetable that can be used to make various interesting dishes in your kitchen. It is high in vitamin C, K and folate.

Brussels Sprouts 

Brussels sprouts have 7% of carbs and are a highly nutritious vegetable, related to broccoli and kale. They are super high in vitamins K and C and contain numerous beneficial plant compounds.

Green Beans 

Green beans have 7% of carbs and are technically legumes. They’re extremely high in many nutrients, including fibre, protein, vitamin C, vitamin K, magnesium and potassium.

Avocado 

Avocados have 8% of carbs and instead of being high in carbs they are loaded with healthy fats. Avocados are also extremely high in fibre and potassium and contain decent amounts of other nutrients. Therefore, it contains almost no digestible net carbs.

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Blog: 5 dairy free alternatives.
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