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Low-carb and keto salads
A salad can be a great option for a lunch or as a side dish to just about anything. Many people think of salads as traditional diet food that will leave you hungry and unsatisfied. Forget about that, that’s not low carb or keto! The salads below are filled with nutrition, flavors and plenty of healthy fat to keep you fueled all through the day.
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All our recipes are low carb, gluten-free and free from artificial sweeteners. They contain nutritional information (per serving) and you can print them easily. You can read our full food policy here: The Diet Doctor food policy. If you have questions regarding our recipes, please see our recipe FAQ page.
Each recipe has a unique colored circle, showing the number of net carbs it contains per serving.1 The colors are based on how strictly low carb they are:
- Green (ketogenic low carb)
- Yellow (moderate low carb)
- Orange (liberal low carb)
This will help you pick the best recipes according to your diet and also help you calculate the intake of carbs.2 Take a look at the examples below.Read more
Net carbs = digestible carbs, i.e. total carbs minus fiber. ↩
The fewer carbs, the more effective it appears to be for losing weight or reversing type 2 diabetes.
This is mainly based on the consistent experience of experienced practitioners, and stories from people trying different levels of carb restriction [weak evidence].
There is not yet any RCT that has actually tested two low-carb diets of varying strictness head-to-head. But RCTs of strict low-carb diets appear to often show better results, compared to RCTs of more moderate or liberal low-carb diets.
This makes logical sense: if something has an effect, doing more of it often has a stronger effect.