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can you have whole grain bread on a ketogenic diet

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
First...: You should be high wiasted and carry weight on the middle for optimal results. Initially keep carb intake below 40g per day. You should become ketog ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
27 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: This type of diet will result in some weight loss during the first week. Most of this will be water weight rather than body fat, however. Ketogenic ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not dangerous: People get 'ketosis' mixed up with 'keto-acidosis'. Ketosis is the process of burning fat for energy instead of sugar or muscle. This is definitely ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Griffin
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Ketocalculator: Here you go... http://keto-calculator.ankerl.com/
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Crackers are: carbs and its best to avoid them. Ezekiel bread is made from sprouted grains and is a good substitute for carbs. It's in the frozen food section at ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No bread of any kind is preferable but whole grain is much better than refined flour white bread.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Those are the best.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
It depends: It probably depends on how much fiber is in the pasta, the higher the fiber, the lower the glycemic index will be. Try to get one that has at least 5 ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are aiming: For extremely low carbohydrates - think of corn as a starch. Corn should be eaten right after it is picked because the sugars in corn rapidly become ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Margheim
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Unsalted carbohydrates are still carbohydrates, unfortunately.
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Whole wheat &pasta: All carbohydrate turn to glucose in your body, but that does not mean it is not good for you or is harmful.Whole what bread is helthier then white bre ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Details needed: Helps to know why you are starch free to give you a better answer. But coconut oil and olive oil is safe and healthy. Organic free range meats, wild c ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Royal
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
YES: Low carbs does not mean "no carbs." instead, you are more selective about which carbs you include in a diet where protein is the dominant food source. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Avoid simple sugar: Avoid simple sugars and processed foods. Eat healthy carbs with other nutrients or high in fiber like whole grains, oatmeal, greek yogurt etc.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Muffins HiCarb,↓Loss: What are your goals? Calories are units of heat to warm h20 as measured in a calorimeter, not by eating & routinely guessed for ↓$, per usual practice ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Of course .....: ...if it fits in your calorie allotment! I presume you are talking about a diet designed for weight loss. As long as you eat a reasonable portion and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
OBESITY: Yes. Of course. Such high concentrations of nutritionally unnecessary forms of sugars can add to one's risk for weight gain and diabetes. High concent ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Read his book!: But the internet is a great resource. You can "google" low carb version of........." and get recipes. Avoid hidden carbs, not counting fiber, and kee ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Fruits, veggies: Part of a good meal plan should include, fresh fruits, vegetables, low fat dairy, legumes, portion control ( 3 ounces a serving) of lean meat, chicken ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Of course you can.: If you like "almond paste" there is no problem. What matters is the quantity of things you eat. I believe everything in moderation and common sense is ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That bread is better than a higher carb, white bread of course. Read the label on the bread though and assure you count the "Carbs" in all your foods ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Neither but...: Grains, whole or not, are starchy carbs. Many experts feel the best way to lose weight is to minimize sugar and starches. Whole grains are healthier t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kahan
18 years experience Bariatrics
Protein and bread: Hi, in general, moderation goes a long way. (i know, the term "moderation" is so overused and hard to define. Still...). A high-protein diet combine ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Flat belly: Dont fool yourself. Eating whole wheat bread is no guarantee that you will have a flat belly. Daily exercise along with proper diet would be more help ... Read More

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