Finding foods that contain zero carbs or low carbs is like hitting gold. Every low carber wants to see little or no carbs in the food that they consume, so we have created a list to help make things easy for you. All the food items listed are on the allowed list and are listed per 100g. Many of the items listed won’t be eaten in that amount each time, but that’s the way food is listed on the packaging, so I’ve listed it the same way so as not to confuse new starters.

Some foods listed do contain minimal amounts of carbs, but because it is so low, it is classed as zero. Government legislation states if something is below 1 gram of carbs, it can be classed as zero, so bear that in mind when calculating your daily carbs and make an allowance of 0.5g for it if you want to be cautious.

Carbs are calculated using my fitness pal app. There may be inconsistencies between different brands, so check all packaging for yourself to make sure. For uk residents, please be aware that our nutritional information shows net carbs with the fibre already being deducted.


Protein- different meats
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Turkey
  • Venison
  • Chicken
  • Duck
  • Goose
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Veal


  • Liver
  • Heart
  • Brains
  • Kidneys
  • Tongue


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  • Cod
  • Trout
  • Sardine
  • Haddock
  • Halibut
  • Sole
  • Flounder
  • Prawns
  • Swordfish
  • Salmon
  • Tuna
  • Bass
  • Tuna




  • Whiskey
  • Scotch
  • Tequila
  • Gin
  • Vodka (unflavoured)
  • Rum (unflavoured)


  • Diet soda (contains sweeteners)
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Water (plain)
  • Sparkling water (plain)

Healthy fats

  • Fish oils
  • Animal fats
  • Avacado oil
  • Olive oil
  • MCT oil
  • Ghee
  • Butter (grass-fed, Kerrygold, salted or unsalted)
  • Sesame oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Safflower oil




  • Cucumber 4g per 100g
  • Asparagus 4g per 100g
  • Broccoli 5g per 100g
  • Cauliflower 5g per 100g
  • Mushrooms 3g per 100g
  • Peppers (mixed) 3.8g per 100g
  • Onions 9g per 100g
  • Red onion 4g per 100g
  • Spring onion 7g per 100g
  • Curly kale 1g per 100g
  • Garlic 16 g per 100g
  • Leek 14g per 100g
  • Swiss chard 3g per 100g
  • Spinach 1g per 100g
  • Sprouts 4g per 100g
  • Radish 2g per 100g
  • Olives 4g per 100g
  • Snow peas 8g per 100g
  • Turnips 6g per 100g
  • Iceberg lettuce 2g per 100g
  • Mixed lettuce 1g per 100g
  • Romaine lettuce 2g per 100g
  • Cos lettuce 3g per 100g
  • Round lettuce 1g per 100g


Nuts and seeds
  • Cashew nuts 5g per 100g
  • Brazil nuts 12g per 100g
  • Walnuts 14g per 100g
  • Pecan nuts 6g per 100g
  • Macadamia nuts 14g per 100g
  • Pistachio nuts 14g per 100g
  • Hazel nuts 17g per 100g
  • Almonds 22g per 100g
  • Pine nuts 4g per 100g
  • Sunflower seeds 4g per 100g
  • Sesame seeds 1g per 100g
  • Sunflower seeds 17g per 100g
  • Flax seeds 29g per 100g
  • Chia seeds 5g per 100g


  • Avocados 9g per 100g
  • Cranberries 12g per 100g
  • Raspberries 5g per 100g
  • Blackberries 5g per 100g
  • Strawberries 6g per 100g
  • Lemon 5g per 100g
  • Lime 7g per 100g
  • Tomato 4g per 100g
  • Cherry tomato 3g per 100g


  • Mayonnaise 1g per 100g
  • Mustard 4g per 100g
  • Tomato puree 17g per 100g
  • Salami 2g per 100g
  • Pepperoni 0.1g per 100g
  • Chorizo 2g per 100g
  • Bacon 1g per slice


  • Double cream 3g per 100ml
  • Full fat cream cheese 3g per 100g
  • Greek yogurt 4g per 100g
  • Crème fraiche 3g per 100g
  • Mascarpone cheese 5g per 100g
  • Sour cream 4g per 100g
  • Hard cheese 3g per 100g