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What Are Your Best Hacks For Eating Lower-Carb?

Because tbh, it's hard to do without becoming murderous.

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Carbohydrates are DELICIOUS.

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No doubt about that, obviously.

So trying to limit them can be really rough when you're first starting out.

That's why we want to know your tips and tricks for making lower-carb eating a WHOLE LOT easier.

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Maybe you experimented with some delicious lower-carb recipes, and started making most of your own meals and snacks.

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Master Chef in the house.

Maybe you met with a registered dietitian, to learn more about your metabolism and how eating carbs affects your body.

Because spoiler alert: food affects everyone's body differently.
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Because spoiler alert: food affects everyone's body differently.

Or maybe you started strategically scheduling most of your carb-heavy meals before or after your workouts.


*Eats a cookie on the way to the gym.

Perhaps you started by looking at everything you eat in a day, and determining which carb-heavy things you could live without.

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Or you committed to reading nutrition labels and understanding just how many carbs are in your favorite foods.

Even though it hurt a little.
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Even though it hurt a little.

And you found that if you ate more protein and fat, you missed the carbs less.

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So we want to know: what things really made the difference in helping you maintain a lower-carb diet?

We're looking for things that made eating fewer carbs a lot less painful, whether it's something you learned through trial and error, or something you tried because of advice from a registered dietitian, doctor, family member, etc.

Tell us in the form below and your answer could appear in an upcoming BuzzFeed Health post or video.

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