There is no sense in burying the lead: There are no good low carbohydrate options available on any major airline.
I try to eat a low-carb diet when I’m at home and I can do so quite successfully. However, it is extremely difficult to do when you are traveling. It is especially hard to do when flying as no airline that I know of offers a low carbohydrate option for meals.
The reason, as far as I can tell, has to do with cost. Proteins cost more than carbohydrates. Both meat and green vegetables are more expensive than grains and potatoes. Even meals which you might think would be low-carb usually aren’t.
I’ll be going through many of the meal options available on flights and explain why they don’t cut it as a low carbohydrate option. I’ll also be giving my tips and suggestings for keeping to a low carb