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
Beef Broth / Bouillon1 mug0.51
Chicken Broth / Bouillon1 mug0.51
Chicken Noodle Soup1 mug7.53
Chicken Soup1 mug166
Clam Chowder1 mug177
Crab Bisque1 mug94
Cream of Asparagus Soup1 mug135
Cream of Chicken Soup1 mug187
Cream of Leek Soup1 mug177
Cream of Mushroom Soup1 mug177
Cream of Tomato Soup1 mug209
Fish Broth / Bouillon1 mug0.51
Fish Chowder1 mug114.5
Lobster Bisque1 mug125
Minestrone Soup1 mug156
Miso Soup1 mug5.52.5
Potato Chowder1 mug177
Potato Soup1 mug135
Tomato soup1 mug177
Vegetable Broth / Bouillon1 mug0.51
Vegetable Soup1 mug239
Check the labels for net carbs as different brands can vary. But if eating out, this guide will help. You'll see that broths are the lowest - they are a good source of salt too.

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.