Minimally processed ingredients, including fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, and poultry, are encouraged. Meanwhile, foods like grains, legumes, dairy products, and added sugars are restricted.
In addition to limiting sodium intake, it encourages nutrient-dense ingredients like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low fat dairy products.
There are several types of low carb diets, but most involve reducing your carb intake to fewer than 130 grams per day, or around 26% of your total daily calories.
Several forms of intermittent fasting exist, but the 16/8 method is one of the most popular variations, which requires limiting your food intake to an 8-hour window during the day.