Colette's Blog

September 23, 2021

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, or you just want to support your immune health as part of your low carb lifestyle, we have created some new, delicious, immune-boosting low carb recipes featuring foods containing nutrients* that may support your immune system, such as iron, zinc, selenium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Whether it’s a quick breakfast parfait or a salad, skillet or soup, you’ll want to add these low carb immune-boosting recipes to your low carb menu:

Acai-Yogurt Parfait

One serving of this recipe supports immune function by providing over 90% of the daily value of vitamin C and over 30% of the daily value of selenium. 

Superfood Fall Salad

This salad helps support immune function by providing over 30% of the daily value of vitamin A, over 100% of the daily value of vitamin C and over 100% of the daily value of selenium.

Meatballs and Creamed Spinach Skillet

One serving of this recipe supports immune system function by providing over 80% of the daily value of vitamin A, over 50% of the daily value of vitamin C, over 50% of the daily value of iron, over 70% of the daily value of selenium and over 90% of the daily value of zinc.

Greek Spinach Salad

One serving of this recipe supports immune system function by providing over 30% of the daily value of vitamin A and over 20% of the daily value of vitamin C.

Keto Creamy Lemon-Spinach Chicken Soup

One serving of this recipe supports immune system function by providing over 30% of the daily value of vitamin A and over 30% of the daily value of selenium.

NutrientKey food sources
IronBeef, oysters, tuna, spinach, cashews
Zinc Beef, oysters, sunflower seeds, cashews
Selenium Tuna, oysters, sunflower seeds
Vitamin ASpinach, broccoli, egg, butter
Vitamin CSpinach, broccoli, red bell pepper, tomato

*See https://www.atkins.com/how-it-works/immune-support to learn more about how each of these nutrients work to support immune system health. 

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