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.
If you exceed the portion size given, multiply the net carbs accordingly.
Red = Avoid
Black = OK Green = Best
|Fruit||Portion Size||Net Carbs|
|Apricot, fresh||1 fruit||3.2||9|
|Apricot,dried||5 dried fruits||20||55|
|Avocado||half a fruit||2||2|
|Cantaloupe melon||1 wedge (1/8 fruit)||5||7|
|Coconut (dried)||1 oz||2||8|
|Coconut (fresh flesh)||2 inch square piece||3||6|
|Coconut milk (unsweetened)||4 tablespoons||2||4|
|Cranberries (dried)||4 tablespoons||31||76|
|Cranberries, raw||4 tablespoons||4||8|
|Fig, fresh||1 medium||8.5||16|
|Honeydew melon||1 wedge (1/8 fruit)||10||8|
|Kiwi fruit||1 fruit||8||12|
|Papaya||1 small fruit||15||9|
|Pineapple||1 thick slice||9||11|
|Raspberries||10 large raspberries||3||6||can vary in size, so weigh if in doubt|
|Strawberries||5 medium||3||6||great with cream|
|Watermelon||1 wedge (1/16 fruit)||21||8|
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
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.