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.

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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
Crab (cooked)1 crab00
Fish (any type, plain cooked)1 fillet00
Fish (battered)1 small fillet2115
Lobster (plain, cooked)1 portion00
Prawns5 medium0.51
Salmon fillet1 fillet00
Scallops1 scallop13
Trout1 fillet00
Tuna (fresh or tinned)any amount00
Avoid all breaded or battered fish, this adds carbs.

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.