Clinically proven to keep blood sugar stable for up to 9 hours, Extend Bars make an excellent low carb dessert, snack, or part of a breakfast on the run. They are excellent at tying over hunger craving, are delicious, and come in a variety of flavors. They are alos available in our office.
Formulated for diabetics, Glucerna shakes are safe for anyone and are a delicious, low glycemic index snack or dessert suitable for most low carb diets. We recommend their 'Hunger Smart' strawberry flavor pictured here.
There are several low sugar ice creams on the market. We prefer Enlightened for its taste and similarity to real ice cream.
Atkins bars come in a wide variety of types and flavors. They are all low in sugar and impact carbs making them suitable for most low carb diets.
Low sugar protein powders (<6gm sugar/serving) such as Plant Fusion (vanilla bean pictured here has 4 gm sugar) can make your breakfast smoothies more satisfying and are great for low carb diets.
The Atkins Diet was one of the first low carb diets to become mainstream in the late 90's. Prior diets, such as Weight Watchers, were low fat, and often left people feeling hungry. Whether it is their bars, shakes, or frozen meals, Atkins products remain one of the most quality, reliable product lines for low carb dieters.
Another good, low carb protein powder is Designer Whey. Low in sugar and pleasant tasting, Designer Whey can be found locally at retail outlets such as Target.
Low carb dieting has certainly come a long way. There are even low carb pizza's available for your enjoyment. Quest makes a delicious pizza with only 6 gm net carbs/serving!
Oikos Triple Zero is a delicious line of yogurts with all natural stevia and no added sugar. They come in a wide variety of flavors and make an excellent low carb snack, dessert, or part of a low carb breakfast.
Another delicious low carb yogurt is Two Good, pictured above
While it still contains carbs, Cauliflower Rice has significantly less carbs than regular rice, and can be used in moderation for most healthy carb dieters.
While it still contains carbs, chickpea pasta has less carbs than regular pasta and a lower glycemic index, making it suitable, in moderation, for most healthy carb diets.
For those of you who like to like to create gourmet desserts at home, there are even low carb confectioner sugar substitutes, like Swerve, pictured above, which contains the sugar free sweeter, erythritol.
Many of our patients enjoy the taste of fried foods without the grease by preparing chicken and other meats in air fryer's, like the one pictured above. This Bella 2.6 qt analog air fryer pictured above has a 4.6 out of 5 star rating with over 700 reviews on Best Buy's website.
With 30 gm of protein and only 1 gm of sugar, Premier Protein shakes are a delicious, low carb, protein rich snack or part of a breakfast on the go. Atkins has recently come out with their version of a 30 gm protein shake, but, in spite of the many excellent Atkins products on the market, we prefer the flavor of Premier over Atkins if you want to try an extra high protein shake.
If you are on a low carb diet for weight loss and you miss the "crunch" of Dorito's and potato chips, try these protein chips by Quest. With 21 grams of protein and only 3 grams net carbs per each 130 cal bag, these chips are a great, low carb snack alternative! They are available on Amazon and have been spotted locally at Walmart, The Vitamin Shoppe, and bed, Bath, and Beyond.
With only 3 gm net carbs, La Tortilla Factory sells soft tortillas that can be filled with tuna salad, chicken salad, etc. to create a delicious, low carb sandwich. These wraps contain oat fiber and soy flour, and can be found at some Target's and Walmart's.
Following a low carb diet is certainly not as hard as it used to be. You can even indulge in cookies without falling off of your program. These chocolate chip cookies by Quest are high in protein, low in sugar and net carbs, and grade high in flavor and consistency. We purchased these at Target and highly recommend them for those who are trying to lose weight by going low carb. Just be sure to hide them from your kids!
Snap Kitchen is a meal service that allows you to meal plan from your phone or computer, and prepares meals based on your dietary preference. A typical meal, which can be picked up or delivered, is generally not more expensive than fast food, and is much healthier. Low carb and keto meal plans are available.
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