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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.

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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
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Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sugar,and white food: i.e.bread,white rice pasta,potatoes
Norfolk, VA
A 19-year-old female asked:

Any suggestions on what foods to eat on a low carb diet?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Low carb foods!: Generally you want to avoid sugars and starches (grains, potatoes). Do eat non-starchy carbs like vegetables, avocados and berries and have moderate protein foods like beans, nuts, seeds, eggs, cheese, chicken, fish, grass-fed meats etc. Avoid gmo foods ; animals fed gmo foods (thus choose organic meats/eggs). For a detailed essay i've written on diet and health see http://bit.Lygagviu.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Please suggest what foods could i eat on a low carb diet?

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Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 19 years experience
Avoid simple sugars: Avoid soft drinks, table sugar, bread, pasta, starches, ice cream, anything with high fructose corn syrup. Eat vegetables, salads, beans, whole fruits with low sugar contents, chicken, fish and lean meat. Get in the habit to look at the label and see how much carbohydrates is in ( high fructose corn is in ketchup, salad dressings, bread, coated french fries...).
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 48-year-old member asked:

How can the low carb diet feel?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It can cause some: people to feel weary. The problem with a very low carb diet is that when you start eating more normal amounts of carbs you can regain weight quickly. Take care.
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