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List of low carbohydrate foods (3.35 - 5.61 grams per 100 grams food portion).

Table: List of low carbohydrate food sources and estimates of their corresponding carbohydrate content, expressed in grams per 100 grams of food portion. The list contains a carbohydrate food group with from 3.35- 5.61 grams of carbohydrate per 100 grams of food portion.

Rank Carbohydrate food sources Carbohydrate content in grams per 100 grams of food portion
825 Cocoa mix, with aspartame, powder, prepared with water  5.61
826 Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids  5.54
827 Cabbage, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  5.51
828 Bologna, beef and pork  5.49
829 Cheese sauce, prepared from recipe  5.48
830 Gravy, mushroom, canned  5.47
831 Beet greens, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  5.46
832 Gravy, chicken, canned, ready-to-serve  5.41
833 Mustard, prepared, yellow  5.40
834 Cheese, swiss  5.40
835 Tomato products, canned, sauce  5.38
836 Broccoli, frozen, chopped, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  5.35
837 Cauliflower, raw  5.31
838 Cauliflower, raw  5.30
839 Mushrooms, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  5.29
840 Broccoli, flower clusters, raw  5.27
841 Kale, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  5.23
842 Beef, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, pan-fried  5.16
843 Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk  5.14
844 Mollusks, clam, mixed species, canned, drained solids  5.13
845 Gravy, turkey, canned, ready-to-serve  5.10
846 Mushrooms, canned, drained solids  5.09
847 Pimento, canned  5.08
848 Turnips, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  5.06
849 Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A  4.99
850 Turnip greens, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.98
851 Milk, nonfat, fluid, with added vitamin A (fat free or skim)  4.96
852 Collards, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.91
853 Pumpkin, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.90
854 Soup, vegetarian vegetable, canned, prepared with equal volume water  4.89
855 Gravy, beef, canned, ready-to-serve  4.81
856 Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.80
857 Milk, buttermilk, fluid, cultured, lowfat  4.79
858 Soup, clam chowder, manhattan, canned, prepared with equal volume water  4.77
859 Peppers, jalapeno, canned, solids and liquids  4.73
860 Milk, reduced fat, fluid, 2% milkfat, with added vitamin A  4.68
861 Sour dressing, non-butterfat, cultured, filled cream-type  4.67
862 Yogurt, plain, whole milk, 8 grams protein per 8 ounce  4.66
863 Soup, minestrone, canned, prepared with equal volume water  4.66
864 Chicken roll, light meat  4.66
865 Peppers, sweet, green, raw  4.64
866 Peppers, sweet, green, raw  4.64
867 Turkey and gravy, frozen  4.61
868 Cheese, cottage, creamed, with fruit  4.61
869 Hearts of palm, canned  4.61
870 Salad dressing, italian dressing, reduced fat  4.60
871 Peppers, sweet, green, raw  4.60
872 Vegetable juice cocktail, canned  4.55
873 Milk, whole, 3.25% milkfat  4.52
874 Okra, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.51
875 Beans, snap, yellow, canned, regular pack, drained solids  4.50
876 Beans, snap, green, canned, regular pack, drained solids  4.41
877 Turnip greens, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.36
878 Cream, fluid, half and half  4.33
879 Chives, raw  4.33
880 Squash, summer, all varieties, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.31
881 Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids  4.28
882 Cream, sour, reduced fat, cultured  4.27
883 Cream, sour, cultured  4.25
884 Tomato juice, canned, with salt added  4.24
885 Gelatin desserts, dry mix, reduced calorie, with aspartame, prepared with water  4.22
886 Mung beans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.19
887 Ham, chopped, not canned  4.19
888 Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained  4.12
889 Cauliflower, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.11
890 Cauliflower, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.11
891 Cheese, feta  4.09
892 Frankfurter, beef  4.07
893 Soup, vegetable beef, canned, prepared with equal volume water  4.06
894 Tomatoes, red, ripe, canned, packed in tomato juice  4.00
895 Soup, chunky chicken noodle, canned, ready-to-serve  4.00
896 Celery, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.00
897 Celery, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  4.00
898 Cheese, parmesan, grated  4.00
899 Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average  3.94
900 Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average  3.92
901 Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average  3.92
902 Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, raw  3.90
903 Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average  3.90
904 Cheese, mozzarella, part skim milk, low moisture  3.84
905 Ham, sliced, regular (approximately 11% fat)  3.83
906 Salami, dry or hard, pork, beef  3.80
907 Soup, cream of chicken, canned, prepared with equal volume water  3.80
908 Cauliflower, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  3.75
909 Spinach, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt  3.75
910 Soup, chicken noodle, dry, mix, prepared with water  3.67
911 Cream, fluid, light (coffee cream or table cream)  3.67
912 Cucumber, with peel, raw  3.63
913 Spinach, raw  3.63
914 Cucumber, with peel, raw  3.63
915 Cheese, cottage, lowfat, 2% milkfat  3.63
916 Egg, yolk, raw, fresh  3.61
917 Spinach, raw  3.60
918 Soup, beef noodle, canned, prepared with equal volume water  3.58
919 Alcoholic beverage, beer, regular, all  3.55
920 Salad dressing, french, home recipe  3.43
921 Spinach, canned, drained solids  3.40
922 Endive, raw  3.36
923 Squash, summer, all varieties, raw  3.35

Data source of carbohydrate content in foods: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20 (2008).

Measurement: Carbohydrate content presented above is the difference between 100 and the sum of the percentages of water, protein, total lipid (fat), ash, and, when present, alcohol. Total carbohydrate values include total dietary fiber. Carbohydrate in beer and wine was determined by methods 979.06 (27.1.21) and 985.10 (28.1.18) of AOAC International (AOAC 2003), respectively.

 

 

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