Some of you and the nutritionist said the high carbohydrate food can make you fat or gain weight. It is not a bad food but it will go wrong when you take it excessively. We still need it in appropriate quantity to refill the glycogen stores which is the energy source for the body. So, what to eat on a low carb diet? How to eat or have carbohydrate intake in the right way?
You have to know that there are certain fruits and vegetables that not helping at all in low carb diet. It is very important for you to know this type of plant so you will never ruin your diet plan and not seeing the desirable weight on the scale later. Other than fruits and plant, some food such as high carbohydrate food also has to be avoided and switch to the low carbohydrate one. Please read the top 10 high in carbohydrate food that you have to limit or avoid the daily intake.
Do not over-intake sugar when you are on a diet because the excessive sugar in your body will be stored as fat. Sugar, sweeteners or syrups should be avoid at this time. Choose natural sweetener such as honey, brown sugar or maple syrup which has less calories and carbohydrate in it. Or, if you want to add something sweet in your food, choose fruits such as raisins, apple and orange instead.
2.Candy and Sweets
Sugar craving is normal when a person is on a diet but to curb it with lollipop, candy and sweets is not the wise step. You should know that candies even jelly beans containing about 98.9g or carbohydrate in every 100g of candies. Even the sugarless chewing gum is also containing a little amount of sugar. Avoid jelly beans, almond nougat, hard candies and butterscotch.
In every 100g of breakfast cereals it contains 91.3g of carbohydrate. You can eat your cereal every morning but do not exceed the suggested serving. You can add more fruits inside your breakfast cereals than having 100% cereals every morning which can influence your diet efficacy.
Potato chip is one of the highest foods in carbohydrate. If you like to take this food as your daily snack, you should replace it with something healthier such as fruits and nuts. Avoid potato chips because it has low nutrients and it will trigger your hunger.
5.Cookies and Cakes
Cookies and cakes are made from flour and sugar which is obviously high in carbohydrate. It can contain up to 84g in every 100g of cake. You should avoid fudge cake, chocolate chip cookies, gingerbread, and chocolate cake. If you want to have cookies and cakes, you have to make sure that it is low in calories and carbohydrate first such as gluten free cake.
6.Jams & Preserves
If you are planning to have a sandwich with jam, it is high in carbohydrate already because the jams such as apricot jam, strawberry jam and marmalade are contain a lot of sugar.
7.Bread, Pizza and Bagels
This is the type of food for carbohydrate source and during this diet, you should take it in the minimum amount. Pita bread, sweet bread, French bread are the bread that contains a lot of milk and sugar so you should take it as minimum as you can. Do not take it daily and you can replace it with other low carb foods. Cupcake, muffins, and pancake are also high in carbohydrates.
8.Potato Wedges and Potato Fries
Potato is a high carb food so you have to eat it less during diet. Even it is a plant, but potato is containing the highest carbohydrate of all plant. Also other potato such as sweet potato and Yam. You should avoid mashed potato, fried potato and potato pancake when you are in low carb diet.
Carbonated drink and other sugary drinks usually contain a lot of sugar and it has 10.g of carbohydrates in every 100ml. If you love to drink milkshake, processed fruit smoothies, processed fruit juice, and other sweet drink that you can buy in the grocery store, you should avoid it now. Choose the healthier juice that you can make yourself at home such as fresh squeezed orange juice, lemonade and homemade berry smoothies.
10.Fried fast Food
Do not ever think about it. Fried fast food such as onion ring, fried chicken, burgers, hot dogs are not the best choices when you are on a diet. It will give you a lot of energy but you will be hungry even faster and you want to eat more. The amount of sodium inside of fried fast food will trigger the hunger and you will be depleted in energy sooner than you think.
It is very essential to know what to eat on a low carb diet so you don’t ruin your own diet. You should avoid sugary food and drinks and choose more vegetables, fresh fruits and enjoy the cooking time in the kitchen. Fast food and canned drink are some of the food that you should avoid at once.