Friday, May 10, 2013

Good Sources Of Carbs

Before you think without breads, rice, and pasta you are low carb (which in fact it is just no concentrated carbs), here are a list of natural vegetables with carbs.

Grams of carbs and fiber listed per 100g serving and nutritional value.

Cassava (raw): 38g of carbs, 2g of fiber - Vitamin C, Thiamin, Folate, Potassium, Manganese

Taro root: 35g of carbs, 5g of fiber - B6, Vitamin E, Potassium, Manganese

Plantain: 31g of carbs, 2g of fiber - Vitamin A (beta carotene), Vitamin C, B6, Magnesium, Potassium

Yam: 27g of carbs, 4g of fiber - Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Potassium

Sweet potato: 22g of carbs, 1g of fiber - Vit A (beta carotene), Vit C, B6, Potassium, Manganese, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin E

Parsnip: 17g of carbs, 4g of fiber - Vitamin C, Manganese

Lotus root: 16g of carbs, 3g of fiber - Vitamin C, B6, Potassium, Copper, Manganese

Winter squash: 15g of carbs, 4g of fiber - Vitamin C, Thiamin, B6

Onion: 10g of carbs, 1g of fiber - Vitamin C, Potassium

Beets: 10g of carbs, 2g of fiber - Folate, Manganese

Butternut squash: 10g of carbs, 2g of fiber - Vitamin A (beta carotene), Vitamin C

Rutabaga: 9g of carbs, 5g of fiber - Vitamin C, Potassium, Manganese

Kohlrabi: 7g of carbs, 5g of fiber - Vitamin C, B6, Potassium, Copper, Manganese

Spaghetti squash: 6g of carbs, 1g of fiber - Folic Acid, Potassium, Vitamin A

Turnips: 5g of carbs, 2g of fiber - Vitamin C, Potassium, Calcium, B6, Folate, Manganese

Pumpkin: 5g of carbs, 1g of fiber - Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Potassium
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