43 Zero Carb Foods

43 Zero Carb Foods

Here is a list of 43 zero carb foods, including meat, seafood, dairy, vegetables, drinks, oils and condiments.

These foods do not naturally contain carbohydrates, apart from those in the vegetable list which contain between 0 and 1g net carb per serving, and heavy cream which is also exceedingly low. For meats and seafood, the key is to go for unprocessed food. As soon as someone processes the meat or fish (think ham, bacon, jerky, burgers) there is a higher chance that they have also added some carbs!

Zero Carb Meat:
Chicken
Beef (check out Omaha Steaks for amazing deals!)
Turkey
Duck
Veal
Lamb
Pork
Organ meats
Goose
Pork rinds (an exception to the processed rule – and see below for lots of ways to use them!)

Zero Carb Seafood:
Fish
Shellfish
Mollusks

Zero Carb Dairy:
Butter
Margarine
Most types of cheese
Heavy cream (very low carbohydrates)

Eggs

Oils:
Coconut oil
Olive oil
Sunflower oil
Sesame oil
Avocado oil
Safflower oil
Corn oil
Peanut oil

Almost Zero Carb Vegetables (most contain between 0 and 1g net carb per serving):
Leafy greens (lettuce, arugula, spinach, swiss chard, kale, turnip greens, bok choy etc)
Cucumbers
Radishes
Fresh herbs
Alfalfa sprouts
Chicory family (endive, escarole, radicchio)
Celery

Zero Carb Condiments:
Vinegar (NOT balsamic)
Mustard (avoid honey varieties)
Salt
Many types of hot sauce
Regular (full fat) mayonnaise

Zero Carb Drinks:
Water
Tea (no milk or sugar)
Coffee (no milk or sugar)
Diet soda
Herbal tea
Drink mix powders (eg Crystal Light)