List of the best vegetables to eat on low carb or keto dietSince we were young we were told eat all the veggies on our plate, otherwise we won’t get any dessert. As we aged we realized that our parents didn’t hate us, they just wanted to make us healthy and happy.

Vegetables are a great source of healthy carbohydrates, which provide you fiber and many nutrients and vitamins. The main concern of the most people is that low carb diets or keto diets bring really low fiber intake in your body, so your digestion process will be slowed.In order to get all that good fiber in your body, you have to carefully choose the veggies you eat and, so you will have a decent fiber intake to help your body work properly.

My favorite rule to follow when choosing my veggies: “If it’s a leaf or it’s green eat it!”.

List of the best vegetables to eat on low carb or keto diet


List of the best vegetables to eat on low carb or keto diet

But are all the vegetables really good to eat on a low carb or keto diet? Are there some veggies with a higher carbohydrate level the we should to avoid? Yes, indeed they are.

Here is a list of Starchy Vegetables that you have to avoid:


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  • Potatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Peas
  • Corn
  • Yucca
  • Parsnips
  • Beans
  • Yams
  • Legumes


Always try to eat as much green leaves as possible, organic or not they still have most of the nutrients and antioxidants. So, do not be afraid to put them on your plate every time you have a meal. If you have them from organic sources, it’s awesome but if you don’t it’s great too. Just get those veggies on your healthy belly.

And here is the list of the low carb veggies that you can eat. If you want to find some veggies easier press “CTRL+F”, then type what you want to find.

Vegetable Serving Portion Net Carbs 
Alfa-alfa sprouts ½ cup 0
Olives, green 6 olives .1
 Arugula (raw) 1/2 cup .4
 Spinach (raw) 1/2 cup .5
 Radishes (raw) 4 medium radishes .6
 Lettuce (average,raw) 1 cup 1
Olives (black) 1 olive .2
Mushrooms 1 cup 3
Celery (raw) 1 cup 3
Pickles -unsweetned</td> 1/2 cup 1.7
 Broccoli  1/2 cup  3
Cucumber ½ cup, sliced 1.9
Pepper (red, raw) ½ cup 2.7
Pepper(green, raw) ½ cup 3.16
Pepper (yellow, raw) 50g  3.14
Cauliflower(raw) ½ cup 2.6
Zucchini (raw) ½ cup 1.9
Asparagus ½ cup 1.4
Cabbage ½ cup chopped 2.5
Eggplant (raw) ½ cup 2.4
Tomato 1 medium 4.7
Kale 50g 4.3
Brussels sprouts, raw ½ cup 3.9
Onion (Chopped) 1 tbsp chopped 0.9
Garlic (minced,raw) 2  tbs 1.85
Snap beans (green, raw) 100g 6.9
Fennel ½ cup 1.8
Okra (raw) ½ cup 3.7
Endive (raw) ½ cup 0.8
Portbello mushroom (cooked) ½ cup 2.6

This is the list of the most commonly used veggetables that are low in carbs and great to eat on keto. If you want to find more about the nutrients or carbs content of some foods, search them on the database of this site.

How do you eat your veggies?

Hello! My name is Ioana, my greatest passion of all time is nutrition, and I believe that food can heal. I’ve struggled for years with self-confidence and body issues. I’m here to provide you mouthwatering keto and low carb recipes along with great advice to help you get the best results out of being in a state of ketosis.



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