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A 20-year-old female asked:

What should i avoid to have a low carb diet?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sugar,and white food: i.e.bread,white rice pasta,potatoes

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Which specific foods should I avoid on a low carb diet?

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Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 17 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:

Can the low carb diet work?

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Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 17 years experience
Sure, but...: Those no carb diets all work by the same mechanism every diet on earth works by: less calories in. The key is that if you eat enough calories to gain weight but do it from fats and protein alone, it'll make you sick, so most people end up eating substantially less. Try it and see (myfitnesspal is a great app for this). Every 3500 cal missed (or so), another pound will fall off.
A 32-year-old male asked:

What are the complications of a Low Carb Diet?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Few, mostly good ∆es: though some people have problems with constipation during 1st month, if they rapidly convert. Including lots of healthy saturated fats of natural origin (eg. butter, high fat meats, coconut, palm, olive oils) typically prevents this complication & adds additional benefits: ↓.appetite, ↓ triglycerides, improved lipoproteins (LDL↓ & Large-HDL↑). Study NuSI.org & my many answers on these topics.
A 32-year-old male asked:

What are the benefits of the Low Carb Diet?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Low Carb: In addition to the excellent info you already received, I would mention that low carb will put your body into ketosis. Ketosis is a state where our body uses fat for fuel rather than sugar, thus it it fat-burning. This can help reduce sugar craving and lower weight. Do this under guidance from your doc. Peace and good health.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Is the low carb diet a good diet?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
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 veggies. Avoid fats (fried foods, grease, etc. Avoid sugars and white carbs (white rice, bread, white pasta). Some brown carbs are ok since they seem to lead to a slower rise in sugar levels (keeps hunger from surging). Sooo, low carbs is the beeest!

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