low-carb

adjective

: containing or having fewer carbohydrates than usual
low-carb foods
a low-carb diet

Examples of low-carb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Researchers found that moderate macronutrient diet followers lost weight and maintained it at 6 and 12 months, although slightly less than the more extreme diets (low-carb, low-fat). Brierley Horton, Ms, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Mar. 2024 Participants in the current study were between ages 25 and 65 and all followed a low-carb diet. Lauren Manaker Ms, Rdn, Health, 12 Mar. 2024 Some low-carb diets, like keto, recommend cutting fruits from the diet. Stephanie Brown, Verywell Health, 12 Mar. 2024 Atkins diet Another low-carb diet option, Atkins focuses on net carbs instead of total carbs consumed and now comes in two versions: Atkins 20 and Atkins 40. USA TODAY, 1 Jan. 2024 The recipe also checks the boxes of gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, corn-free and is very low-carb. Judy Revenaugh, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 For a low-carb option, substitute in cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 13 Dec. 2023 This Veggie Spiralizer Cuts Major Calories With a simple twist, this Veggie Spiralizer turns veggies like zucchini and carrots into low-carb pasta stars. Hannah Rice, Rolling Stone, 4 Oct. 2023 First is that low-carb diets affect the calories-out part of the equation. Tamar Haspel, Washington Post, 27 Sep. 2023

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“Low-carb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/low-carb. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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