The Low Carb Jumpstart


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Additional Resources

We know that a low carbohydrate lifestyle can come with many challenges. Here you will find some additional resources to help you stay on track, learn additional information, and find recipes to help you enjoy your meals and achieve your goals!

Whether you are a visual learner or enjoy watching videos to absorb additional information, there are plenty of resources explaining the science behind low carbohydrate meal plans and additional advice on many topics relating to the low carbohydrate lifestyle.

Diet Doctor

Diet Doctor is one of the most well-known websites for low and very low carb (keto) dietary plans. This is a great resource for recipes, education, meal plans, and more. Diet Doctor aims to provide unbiased and evidence-based information, as well as free and inspiring tools to help people improve their health.

$ Optional paid membership

Ditch the Carbs

Ditch The Carbs offers a wide variety of recipes and meal plans for low carb, very low carb, etc. They have also created many free visual resources to support low carb diets including, cooking conversion tools, carb charts, and food substitution suggestions.

$ Optional paid membership

Diabetes Food Hub

An enticing selection of delicious and diabetes-friendly recipes that includes nutritional information.

This website offers many tools, tips, and easy-to-read articles on starting a keto diet. We recommend checking out their keto food pyramid.

Virta Health Blog

This website offers many tools, tips, and easy-to-read articles on starting a keto diet. We recommend checking out their keto food pyramid.

Cooking Keto With Kristie

A list of Kristie’s favorite low carb recipes, including excellent dessert options.

Wholesome Yum

A diverse selection of low carb recipes with 10 ingredients or less. Check out their delicious low carb snack list.

Diet Doctor Video Series

Low Carb for Any Budget (Free ebook)

By Mark Cucuzzella, MD and Kristie Sullivan, PhD

This free ebook is full of information about getting started on low carb and includes shopping lists along with two dozen simple recipes to help you get started. All of the ingredients in these recipes can be purchased at stores like Dollar General or Dollar Tree, which are easy to find even in rural locations. You also don’t need a lot of fancy equipment to make these recipes. Lastly, the recipes are intended to appeal to families, so if you have a picky eater at home, then you might find something they like.

Dana Carpender's NEW Carb and Calorie Counter

By Dana Carpenter

This book includes more than 100 pages of content, including new and popular brand name products, fast food chains, and restaurants. Each entry contains the serving size amount, calories, total carbs, fiber, net carbs, protein, and fat in the food—making it the perfect reference tool for dieters of all kinds. Any foods with less than five grams of net carbs are featured in bold, so low carb eaters can easily see those foods that are best for them and their health

Low Carb Meal Prep Recipes by Sweet Peas Saffron

Dr. Eric Westman's Adapt Your Life