Low Carbs, High Protein: Experts Recommend These Foods

For a healthy, high-protein, low-carb snack, add some cheese and nuts.
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Eating a low-carb, high-protein diet can help you lose weight and control your blood sugar.

Some healthy high-protein, low-carb foods include salmon, eggs, and Greek yogurt.

High-protein, low-carbohydrate snacks are e.g. B. also cream cheese, almonds or sunflower seeds.

Complex carbohydrates, such as those that contain fiber, are an important part of a healthy diet. On the other hand, eating too many processed “simple” carbohydrates, such as those found in baked goods, sweet drinks, and refined grains, can increase your risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

This is probably why some people choose to eat a low-carb, high-protein diet. It can help maintain a healthy weight and control blood sugar levels.

A protein-rich food is considered to have about 10 grams per serving, explains Angie Asche, an American nutritionist and founder of Eleat Sports Nutrition. Take a look at our image gallery to see what foods are included.

8 foods high in protein and low in carbohydrates

Top your Greek yogurt with some nuts for an extra protein boost.
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1. Greek yogurt

Almonds are a quick and easy snack.
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2. almonds

3. Sunflower seeds

Use Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise in your tuna salad for extra protein.
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4. Canned tuna

Salmon is a delicious, high-protein dinner.
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5. Salmon

6. Eggs

7. Cheese

8. tofu

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