Keen to add some more high protein low carb foods to your diet? To help you decide if it’s the right move for you, we spoke to three nutrition experts to get their take on this way of eating and find out their favorite high protein low carb foods.
If you’re focused on giving your lifestyle a healthy overview, tweaking your diet might be your next move. Perhaps you’ve taken up running (check out our best treadmill guide ready for winter), or maybe you are slowing things down and learning how to meditate.
Whatever positive changes you’ve made, we’ve found good habits have a way of gathering momentum — so is now the right time to add more high protein low carb foods to your diet? Let’s find out…
Registered Nutritional Therapist
Caroline Hind mBANT CNHC is a registered Nutritional Therapist for Vitaminology. She specialises in disease prevention, weight management, type 2 diabetes and cognitive health.
Paige is a Level 3 qualified Personal Trainer at MotivatePT and Accredited Sports Nutritionist passionate about supporting MotivatePT Clients to reach their health and fitness goals with a holistic approach. Paige has over four years of industry experience and specialises in strength and conditioning, nutrition and also has her pre and post-natal training course.
15 high-protein low carb foods
“This is an obvious source of protein for many people as it is quick and easy to buy and cook. While lower in vitamins and minerals than red meat, chicken is a good way to introduce protein to stir-fries and casseroles. Strips of chicken can be marinated in soy, chili and garlic and grilled – eating adequate protein doesn’t have to be boring,” says Caroline Hind mBANT CNHC, Registered Nutritional Therapist for Vitaminology (opens in new tab).
“If you like chicken, turkey is a fantastic low-fat, high-protein alternative. Turkey is very lean and therefore has much less fat than other meats, which can be helpful for weight loss. If you are looking to reduce your fat intake, be sure to remove the skin on your cut of meat before you eat it,” says Louise Bula, Dietitian at My Juniper (opens in new tab).
“Red meat is particularly…