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If I am carbohydrate counting, how much non-starchy vegetables can I eat?

Jennifer Shaw
Nutrition & Dietetics

Non-starchy vegetables (such as broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, asparagus, and a multitude of others) have very limited amounts of carbohydrate, so there's really no limit to how much you can eat. Generally you want to try to get in at least 3-5 servings per day, since they help to round out meals and keep you satisfied once you've reached the amount of carb you're allowed for the meal.

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