Low carbohydrate dietary programs are considered by people who want to control their weight or they are undergoing treatment for obesity. Theses diets are also considered for other health conditions such as diabetes and epilepsy.
In a typical low carbohydrate diet, the consumption of carbohydrates is restricted to 20 to 60 grams per day or less than 20 percent of the daily calorie intake. The consumption of protein and fat is increased to keep the total calorie intake same.
Having low carb food does not mean that you have to eat tasteless food. In fact, you can make delicious low carb meals which you and your family can enjoy. Here are two low carb stew recipes to get you started.
Beef Stew with Vegetables
2 pounds lean stew beef
1 cup chopped onions
½ teaspoon seasoned salt