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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Carbs: Carbohydrates are one of the body’s sources of energy and are composed of starches & sugars.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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None: As you've seen there are diets recommending high amount carbohydrates (cho) and low to none. Cho and lipids (fatty foods) are used primarily for fuel ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
It's common...: Carbohydrates are a very quick and easy energy source. The craving is more common during withdrawl, especially from tobacco. Try to keep your daily ca ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Carbohydrate Free: Oils, fish, lean meat.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Not a diet!: Y recxipes for favordiet of lifestyle. Lifestyle! a low carb diet focuses on debriding your food intake of high glycemic foods, which means virtually ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Energy: the breakdown of carbohydrates to simple sugars like glucose provides energy for the body to run. The body's metabolism runs on glucose.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
About 2 grams: There are about 2 grams of carbs in an average frankfurter. Most of the calories come from fat
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Many products advertise themselves as fat blockers or carbohydrate blockers. They are not regulated by the fda, and are making these claims with no sc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natarajan Raman
33 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: The human body can form glucose from other metabolites by the process of gluconeogenesis from fats and proteins. This is possible for a short period ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Both can: In excess - both can.

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