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A 46-year-old member asked:

What are some helpful tips to stick to a low-carb diet?

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Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Know what you eat: Study your food, read about calorie content and protein/carb/fat content. Over time you will know your likes and will learn about balance in what you are used to. You are much more likely to be successful at eating what you choose, informed therein.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Cosmetic Dentistry 26 years experience
Here u go: Eat more salt. Not high protein: eating excess protein will turn it into sugar and stall fat loss. Eat more fat (no trans fat). Eat 2 meals a day not many small meals. Eat real food . Do not try to make franken-food (low carb pancakes muffins etc.. Are a no no) stay away form artificial sweeteners: they will make u crave sugar.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Any good way to stick with my low-carb diet?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Low carb: There is probably too much emphasis on ;low carb; the emphasis should likely be on low processed sugar food product. Carbohydates as a generic term are not necessarily bad. If you eat natural foods rather than processed foods you are likely better off.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What are helpful recommendations for going on a low carb diet?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: No bread, pasta, sweets, desserts, sodas of any kind, junk food, etc. No snacking between meals. Control portion size.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Should I stick to a low carb diet if I want to be very healthy?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 38 years experience
Depends: It is very healthy to limit simple or processed carbs in your diet. However the complex carbs found in certain vegetables like kale and spinach (not the starchy ones like potatoes), and in beans are a healthy source of fiber for your diet and should be consumed regularly.
Fremont, CA
A 37-year-old male asked:

Please share a tip in the form of a haiku on eating a low carb diet.

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Dr. Mark Soberman
Surgery - Thoracic 39 years experience
Ignore: Just low carb is not. Enough to be healthy. Eat the right type carbs.

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