Most people get started on low-carb for one of two reasons, either they need to improve their health or they flat out just want to lose weight to look good. A low-carb lifestyle is a great vehicle to accomplish both!
This is a quick and easy article to answer a question I get ALL the time… HOW to figure out how many net carbs are in any food, drink, recipe, etc. and WHY they influence if and when we lose or gain weight.
Total Carbs MINUS Total Fiber MINUS Alcohol (NOT regular) Sugars when eating sweets = Net Carbs that can be absorbed by your body. THAT said I am seeing a lot of people on my and other Facebook groups making the incorrect assumption that they can take their total carbs for a day and the total fiber for the day and subtracting one from the other for their daily total. It simply does not work that way…
In the years since I have been living a low carb lifestyle nothing seems more controversial than fruit. It just happened again this week on a great low carb group I love and belong to! So I decided to jot down some facts and how I personally look at the whole “fruit debate.”
We’re starting a brand new Low Carb Challenge over in our private, closed Facebook group! While we have new members starting all the time there are tons of members counting carbs for the first time today so that they can look how they’d like come Easter and spring break! I know that I want to be able to put a bathing suit on if I so desire come April… so to that end here’s some carb counters that include a lot of your everyday low carb staples and more.
So without further ado… here’s your Carb Counters: