New to Low Carb, and don’t know where to start? Start by following Anna’s Low Carb Living principles.

  • Check the TOTAL carbs per 100g on nutritional panels. Carbs should be under 10g per 100g.
  • Follow the 5 Step Low Carb Cooking process for all meals. Choose meals based on meat and veg if eating out. Green veg is best. Ask for dressings on the side. For tips on eating out click here
  • Drink at least 2L water per day. 3L is best. Sip on water in between meals instead of snacking. Sit down & enjoy 3-5 small meals per day.
  • Take the time to enjoy your food, chew each bite.
  • Keep carbs to roughly 50g per day. Find the Complete Low Carb Food Guide here
  • Swap traditional baked goods for Low Carb options. See our recipes here
  • Check out my range of Low Carb Baking Mixes or you can also visit The Protein Bread Co for some other options.
  • Use Natvia, Stevia, Erythitol or Xylitol for Low Carb sweeteners if you need. These are the only Low Carb sweetener options.
  • Swap your café coffee to Almond Milk. It has 1/4 of the carbs of cows milk or just have just 1 per day if regular milk.
  • Don’t Add Sugar to anything – this includes: Honey, Rice Malt Syrup, Agave Syrup, Coconut Syrup, Coconut Sugar, Maple Syrup, Raw sugar
  • Don’t Snack or graze in between meals. Sip on water, tea or coffee.
  • Don’t Eat foods that are made with Dates. They are super high in carbs and sugar but often sold as “Healthy & Natural” They are still sugar. Check labels & be cautious of “Bliss Balls”.

For further insight into Low Carb Living, read Anna’s full Introduction to Low Carb Living

Find more Low Carb Living articles, tips and tricks here 

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