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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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Are "low glycemic" diets equally as effective as "low carb" diets?

Are "low glycemic" diets equally as effective as "low carb" diets?

Depends: With a low glycemic diet you still eat carbs but they are mostly complex ones like whole grains. A low carb diet usually restricts all carbohydrates including low glycemic carbs. All carbs have the same number of calories per gram, but high glycemic carbs will cause blood sugar to spike and Insulin to go up, and you might feel hungry right after eating. The best diet is one you can stick with. ...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 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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Can the low carb diet work?

Can the low carb diet work?

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. ...Read more

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How can the low carb diet feel?

How can the low carb diet feel?

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. ...Read more

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Will Atkins low carb skew a a1c?

Atkins HgA1c: Atkins diet results in weight loss and improved glucose tolerance so if u use this diet for at least a couple of months u will see improved a1c. ...Read more

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Is the low carb diet a good diet?

Is the low carb diet a good diet?

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! ...Read more

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Examples of low carb diet please?

Meat and fiber: A low carb diet basically focuses on meat (hopefully lean protein like chicken or pork) with high fiber, low starch vegetables like leafy greens. Avoid grains and avoid root vegetables, as these are high in starch. Of course, avoid sugary snacks, as well. ...Read more

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Is the Low Carb Diet good for you?

Is the Low Carb Diet good for you?

Absolutely:LCHFfoods: =healthy, LFHC are not. Why? Carbs digested & absorbed as simple sugars, ↑ing blood sugar→ ↑ Diabetes & cancer. Water based creatures cannot store many water binding, low-energy sugars; thus convert them (in liver) into triglyceride fats for more energy-dense, less water-binding storage: driving ↑ triglycerides, lipoproteins (VLDL, LDL) & ↓ Large-HDL, thus ↑ed artery Ds, obesity & blood pressure. ...Read more

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Howmany grams of fat in a low carb diet.?

Howmany grams of fat in a low carb diet.?

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 from carbs, fat, and protein. The site http://www. Freedieting. Com/tools/nutrient_calculator. Htm has a calculator. One can enter the total calories, such as 1500, and then the %, such as 20%carb, 40%fat, 40%protein, and get the results in grams/day. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of the Low Carb Diet?

What are the benefits of the Low Carb Diet?

LCHF foods have best: Track record for long term human health. LFHC (started by Ancel Keys based on cherry-picked observational data & made official *.gov policy by George McGovern, et. Al.) drives Artery Disease, Diabetes, Cancer, Obesity, etc.; as verified by public response, clinical research & many clinical trials. LCHF foods improve lipoproteins, blood glucose, BP & other physiologic responses + most feel better. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the low carb diet feel?

Try it: The Atkins Diet or the South Beach Diet are both low carb diets - see for yourself. ...Read more

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How do I go about starting a low carb diet?

Go slow: I am not a big fan of fad diets as studies have shown that maintaining such a diet becomes harder to achieve chronically. For any weight loss plans, I recommend approaching is slow. A short diet plan may reduce weight initially, maintaing it will requires complete lifestyle changes. I would strongly encourage a good balance diet with increases in exercise to achieve wt loss goals. ...Read more