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carbs in a diet for ketosis

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
Ketogenic diet: In general, the daily intake of net carbs required to enter ketosis could vary from 20 to 100 grams per day. Most people experience fat loss and heal ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Little to non: The ketogenic diet has some benefits on weight and lipid profiles but studies has shown it leads to elevated pro and inflammatory markers .Hence heal ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Wine: Not likely, unless u have very low tolerance to alcohol, or taking medications that don't mix with alcohol.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Low-carb (high protein) diets that do not eliminate or severely restrict carbohydrates will give better results than the simple lower calorie diet. A ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Healthy eating: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. choose whole grains & limit re ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on fat & : Protein. The amount of calories in a diet depends on the total content of fats, proteins and carbohydrates. A person can consume any number of calor ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Weight and Activity: Yes that diet can certainly be sustained if it provides for the caloric expenditure of the individual on a daily basis. The mix of foods you choose i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Balanced is good.: Reduced carbs is fine if they aren't TOO LOW.Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritio ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
40-60g/day.: More if you exercise a good amount. Some low glycemic carbs can increase the daily amount. You can "google" "low-glycemic foods, and multiply the ca ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
These guidelines for: These guidelines for a healthy adult who has no medical condition like obesity, diabetes etc and consumes 2000 cals daily 45 to65% of total calories ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on...: The number of grams of fat one should eat depends on the total number of calories he wants to eat each day, and the percent of calories he wants to be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Weissman
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fad diet vs low cal: This is what they call an "age old" question: Which diet works best? There are LOTS of diets out there, most of which actually work to induce weight l ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Absolutely; LCHF is: healthy (Look up on Google). LFHC is not (rare exceptions). Study & Learn HFLC, weigh daily, record & focus on being grateful+life successes! ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Yes and No: Yes, you are right in that excess of carbs/sugars get converted into fat. So do eat carbs, but in moderation. Eating fat doe snot do any good, so i wo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience in Bariatrics
Low carbs is theBEST: Low carbs is the beeest! basically, your choices for each meal includes protein, fat, carbs, and veggies. It is always best to focus on protein and ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
10 pounds a week: Despite what you hear on the TV, that is too much to lose in a week. There are many articles available about diet and weight control. Take your time r ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Hypoglycemia only: Exists if you have diabetes and are on an incorrect dose of medication. Otherwise, there is no such thing in the absence of end-stage cancer, kidney o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
You got me: I have never heard of a high carb diet benefitting anyone.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience in Preventive Medicine
20 - 30 grams: Eat 20 to 30 grams of fiber each day for maximum health and even weight loss when eating a 1400 to 1700 cals per day diet.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
I like it: but at the end of the day, there are no magic tricks. Rat less than a 1000 calories a day and you will lose
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Aspartame is ok: If one needs to be on a low-carb diet, also loves sweets, plus and doesn't fear artificial sweeteners, then canderel is fine to use. Canderel contains ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Carb?: Carbs come in may forms (sugar, rice, potato, beans...). Carbs also give you energy so you want complex carbs that take a while to be used by your sys ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Lots of veggies are protien loaded as in soy.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Minimize carbohydrate intake to lose weight.

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