Some examples of low-carb foods include fish (such as salmon, tuna, cod), fowl (Cornish hen, chicken, duck, turkey), shellfish (clams, crab meat, shrimp), meat (steak, beef, lamb, pork) and eggs. Some fruits (strawberries, avocados, apricots) and vegetables are also low carb foods.
Almost all vegetables are considered low in carbs. Dairy products that have low carbs include gruyere cheese, butter, cottage cheese, greek yogurt and goat milk. Low-carb snacks include string cheese, beef jerky, walnuts and kale chips. Drinks that are low in carbs include unsweetened ice tea, unsweetened almond milk and tomato juice. A diet low in carbohydrates is often recommended when trying to lose weight.