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Zero Carb Food List That Can Save Your Life

The consumption of low carb foods is very effective and popular dieting strategy when it comes to weight loss. Any food that is less than one carb per serving is listed as zero carb food according to USDA standards.

There are quite a number of foods that have low carbs but the foods with zero carbs are much more limited. The best way to actively LOSE weight is to try to stay under 20 net carbs per day.
BELOW IS THE LIST WITH FOODS THAT HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO CARBS BASED ON THE NATIONAL NUTRIENT DATABASE PUBLISHED BY THE US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

Cow beef and veal
Pork
Lamb
Fowl – turkey, chicken, duck, goose, cornish hen, quail, etc.
Seafood – mollusks such as clams and oysters
Seafood – shellfish such as lobster, shrimp, squid, and crab
Seafood – all other types of freshwater and saltwater fish, such as catfish, bass, salmon, tuna, trout, flounder, halibut
Game meats such as deer (venison), bison, ostrich, caribou, etc.
Organs of animals, such as heart, tongue, kidneys, brain, liver, etc.

Be aware that processed meats such as sausages. hot dogs, etc. can have hidden carbs due to their additives. Be sure to check the packaging

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Various oils such as olive oil, avocado oil, grapeseed oil, soybean oil, corn oil, peanut oil, safflower oil, sunflower oil
Vinegar
Whole olives
Salt
Ground cinnamon
Many hot sauces
Mixed seasonings, such as Mrs. Dash
Yellow mustard
Animal fats including lard and fish oil
Vegetable shortening
Butter substitutes like margarine
Cheddar cheese
Parmesan cheese
Muenster cheese
Camembert cheese
American pasteurized processed cheese
Heavy whipping cream
Regular mayonnaise
Zero-carb beverages such as sodas
Butterhead lettuce
Artificial sweeteners
Dry gelatin
Gin, rum, vodka, whiskey
Water, coffee, and tea if nothing is added

This list could be a great start in stocking your low-carb kitchen.

Source:

United States Department of Agriculture

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