What are carb free foods?

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What are carb free foods?
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Carbohydrates, or carbs, are the source of energy for the body. The body converts carbs into sugar in the bloodstream, providing energy for all activities. Some foods contain carbohydrates, while others are carb-free.

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Significance

Foods that contain carbohydrates are often plant-based. The photosynthesis process allows plants to store energy as sugar, which is a carbohydrate.

Fibre

Fibre is a carbohydrate, but it has no effect on blood sugar levels. Insoluble fibre is not digested by the body.

Net carbs

A net carb is calculated by subtracting insoluble fibre grams from the total amount of carbohydrate in a food. Some foods, such as flax, are so high in fibre and oil that calculating net carbs makes them a carb-free food.

Meat products

Meat from any source contains no carbohydrates at all.

Sweeteners

There are many sweeteners on the market that contain no carbohydrates. Erithrytol, sucralose, and stevia are all carb-free substances.

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