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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.

Quinoa

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. 

Oatmeal

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. 

Polenta

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.

Eggs

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

Beef

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

Shrimp

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