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Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more


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Yet another question about weight loss and toning up? Are peanuts and almonds a good low carb snack?

Yet another question about weight loss and toning up?  Are peanuts and almonds a good low carb snack?

Yes, but calories: These are good low carbohydrate snacks, and are okay in moderation. Both have high fat content. Each almond has about ten calories. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me what exactly is considered "low carb"?

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. ...Read more

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How about low-carb diets?

How about low-carb diets?

Low-carb diets: Low carb diets can clearly help you lose weight. Carbohydrates are broken down into simple sugars. They then enter your cells with help from Insulin and this gives you energy. Thus, you cannot decrease carbs too much. Although you can lose on a low carb diet, any diet that decreases calories can help you lose weight. Increasing your activity level is the most important factor to sustain it. ...Read more

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What to eat on a low carb/low sugar diet?

What to eat on a low carb/low sugar diet?

Lots: Lots of organic non-starchy vegetables. Adequate amounts of grass fed organic meats. Lots of water. Healthy fats such as coconut oil. ...Read more

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What are some examples of low carb diets?

What are some examples of low carb diets?

Low carb diet: Two things -- 1: Go to a library near you and get help from the staff to find carb diet. 2: Have your doctor refer you to a dietician who will help you with food, drink, and exercise. ...Read more

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How can low-carb diets be harmful to your body?

How can low-carb diets be harmful to your body?

Yes: when on low carbs, your body might not have enough glucose to run the metabolism of your brain, your heart, your kidneys, other organs. It might rely on the breakdown of fats for energy- called ketoacidosis. It is not the best way to get energy and it can lead to problems in organs mentioned, esp the kidney if you dont have enough fluids to flush out the ketones. ...Read more

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Low carb diets work for me but are they healthy ?

Proper Calories: A proper diet is a low calorie high protein diet. We now know scientifically that the majority of our calories should come from protein sources with only 25% recommended from carbohydrates. ...Read more