It certainly is not easy to eat LCHF in the US. This is a good example. Beef jerky, dried meat, that must be a perfect low carb snack if you need one, right?
On the package it says “5 grams of total carbs” though. That seems a bit high for dried meat… and it gets worse:
Fifty percent sugar
Reading the nutrition panel this dried meat turns out to be a real trap for a strict low carber. This tiny three ounce bag counts as three servings. So those five grams of carbs turns out to be fifteen grams in reality.
And it’s not any old carbs. It’s pure sugar. Almost half the energy in this bag of dried meat comes from added sugar. That’s just sick.
This isn’t low carb – it’s high sugar.
If you would eat 2 500 calories of this dried meat (what you may need in a day) you would get 250 grams of pure sugar. That’s the amount you would get from drinking 2.5 litres (84 oz) of soda.
Its not easy to eat LCHF in the US.
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