These Protein-Packed Foods Make It Easier To Stick With A Low-Carb Diet

Beans Are Low In Net Carbs Due To Their High Fiber

It may be surprising to see beans on this list since they’re relatively high in carbohydrates. However, the immense amount of fiber in beans gives them a moderate net carb count, which is the carb total minus the grams of fiber.

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One half-cup serving of pinto beans, for example, has 22.5 carbs, and 7.5 grams of fiber. That means its net carb count is only 15 grams! Plus, a serving has about 8 grams of protein, which is more than an egg has.