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6 Healthy Low-Carb Foods to Eat

Quinoa is one of the grains with the biggest fanfare, thanks to its protein and fiber content—8 and 5 grams respectively per cup.


Whether you're going for a serving of old-fashioned, quick-cooking or steel-cut oats, they all contain about 27 grams of carbs per 1/2 cup dry. 


Made from cornmeal, polenta has a consistency similar to Cream of Wheat. You can whip it up at home or buy ready-to-eat polenta in rolls that you slice. 


One large egg packs 6 grams of protein, 5 grams of fat and just about 0 grams of carbs all in a nice 72-calorie package.


Meat is fair game because it's all protein and no carbs (or fiber). 


These crustaceans are great to add to meals, especially if you're looking to lose weight.


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