Don't eat more than 30 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.
If you exceed the portion size given, multiply the net carbs accordingly.
Red = Avoid
Black = OK Green = Best
|Name||Portion Size||Net Carbs|
|Beef (all cuts)||any amount||0||0|
|Beef minced||any amount||0||0|
|Chilli Con Carne||1 bowl no rice||22||9|
|Cornish Pasty||1 pasty||40||25|
|Lamb (all types)||any amount||0||0|
|Meat Pie||1 piece||18||17||carbs are in the pastry, avoid|
|Pork Chop||any amount||0||0|
|Pork Fillet||any amount||0||0|
|Pork Frankfurter||1 frankfurter (no roll)||1.4||2|
|Pork minced||any amount||0||0|
|Pork Pie||1 small||16||25|
|Pork Spareribs||any amount||0||0|
|Quorn Mince||1 cup||3||4.5||Always check the carbs on package - some may have carbs added elsewhere|
|Quorn Sausages||per sausage||2.7||4.5||vegetarian sausages|
|Shepherds Pie||1 bowl||31||14||carbs are in the potato, avoid|
|Tofu (meat alternative)||100g block||1.6||1.6|
|Turkey breast||any amount||0||0|
If you want to lose weight, then you must not exceed 30 Net Carbs per day
See also How to work out
Net Carbs of a packaged food item
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.