Don't eat more than 35 Net Carbs PER DAY and you will lose weight!
Below we give you the net carb count for common foods. Add up the net carbs you eat each day.

food type:  sort by: 
If you exceed the portion size given, multiply the net carbs accordingly.
Red = Avoid  Black = OK  Green = Best
NamePortion SizeNet Carbs
per Portion
Net Carbs
per 100g
Baked Beans (Heinz)half normal can199
Black Beans3 tablespoons1846
Broad Beans3 tablespoons4.510
Cannellini Beans (tinned)3 tablespoons26
Chickpeas3 tablespoons921check label as can vary
Haricot Beans3 tablespoons7.216
Houmous3 tablespoons3.68
Lentils3 tablespoons4.512
Pinto Beans3 tablespoons1847
Red Kidney Beans (tinned)3 tablespoons921

If you want to lose weight, then you must not exceed 35 Net Carbs per day.
See also How to work out Net Carbs of a packaged food item.

**BREAKING NEWS** The author of this website, in collaboration with Professor Richard Leach, has written a new book 'Mass Delusion' which contains much of the information on this website plus many more tips for maintaining  your low carb diet lifestyle. Carb contents of common foods is an appendix of this book if you would prefer a hard copy.