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Carbs in Vegetables

Make It Count: Veggies With the Most and Fewest Carbs

If limiting your carb intake is your weight-loss tactic at the moment, aside from swearing off high-carb fruits, you may think that ditching certain veggies is in order too. Check out the breakdown below to see which veggies you'll feel good loading up on at the salad bar.

Food Amount Calories Carbs (grams)
Asparagus 5 spears 17 3.1
Avocado 1/4 of one 80 4.3
Beets 1/2 cup 19 4.2
Bell pepper, green 1/2 cup 15 3.5
Bell pepper, red 1/2 cup 19 4.7
Broccoli, raw 1/2 cup 15 2.9
Brussels sprouts 1/2 cup 28 5.5
Cabbage, green 1/2 cup 8 2
Cabbage, red 1/2 cup 7 1.7
Carrot 1/2 cup 26 6.1
Cauliflower, raw 1/2 cup 13 2.8
Celery 1/2 cup 7 1.7
Corn 1/2 cup 78 18.4
Cucumber 1/2 cup 8 1.9
Eggplant, cooked 1/2 cup 17 4.3
Green beans 1/2 cup 22 4.9
Kale, raw 1/2 cup 17 3.4
Lettuce, romaine 1/2 cup 4 0.8
Mushrooms, raw 1/2 cup 8 1.1
Onions, raw 1/2 cup 34 8.1
Parsnips 1/2 cup 111 26.5
Peas 1/2 cup 62 11.4
Potato 1/2 cup 68 15.7
Potato, sweet 1/2 cup 90 20.7
Radishes 1/2 cup 9 2.2
Spinach, raw 1/2 cup 3 0.5
Summer squash 1/2 cup 12 2.6
Tomato, cherry 1/2 cup 13 2.9
Tomato 1/2 cup 16 3.5
Zucchini 1/2 cup 10 2

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