What is a low carb diet?
A low carbohydrate diet is a diet that limits all types of carbohydrates, also those found in grains, dairy, starchy vegetables, and fruits. There is no clear agreement on what defines a low carbohydrate diet. Based on consensus, a low carbohydrate diet contains less than 130 g of carbohydrate per day or constitutes between 10 and 26% of total daily energy intake. A low carb diet is not a ketogenic diet. Ketogenic diets are very low-carbohydrate diets that only contain 20 to 50 g of carbohydrate per day or less than 10% of total