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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 baked beans and bread good types of proteins and carbs for bodybuilding?

Are baked beans and bread good types of proteins and carbs for bodybuilding?

It's all good: If your proteins are from vegetable sources, mix them for an optimal balance of amino acids, or eat plenty. I'm very glad you're lifting. There's a lot of confusing talk out there; the key is plenty of protein without a great amount in the way of calories; don't forget aerobic fitness as well. ...Read more

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For proper food combining, what would beans and potato be classified as? Protein and the latter starch/carb? Digestive probs.

For proper food combining, what would beans and potato be classified as? Protein and the latter starch/carb? Digestive probs.

Foods ?: You can always check food compositions on Google but don't treat eating as a chemistry class. Beans also have carbs which cause many people to have a lot of intestinal gas and it may offend people nearby them. ...Read more

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Is food pyramid wrong w/ 11 servings of carbs? I eat more fruits&veggies, protein w/whole grains&beans, but not 11 srvs. Could less carbs be harmful?

Is food pyramid wrong w/ 11 servings of carbs? I eat more fruits&veggies, protein w/whole grains&beans, but not 11 srvs. Could less carbs be harmful?

Food pyramid: Carbs can be healthy: whole fruit, whole veg, whole grains are also carbs. These are complex carbs. Avoid processed, simple, and refined carbs. Beans are excellent. Nuts are excellent. Quinoa is excellent ...Read more

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How safe is the four hour body "slow carb" diet promoted by tim ferriss? This seems to be talked about everywhere; it promises no counting calories, and you get a pigout "cheat day" every week. But the rest of the time = no fruit & no starch (beans and v

How safe is the four hour body "slow carb" diet promoted by tim ferriss? This seems to be talked about everywhere; it promises no counting calories, and you get a pigout "cheat day" every week.  But the rest of the time = no fruit & no starch (beans and v

Another fad: Dieting is difficult but also simple. The only way to lose weight is to take in fewer calories than one uses up. That's it. All diets must make use of this principle all the rest is marketing hype. The main issue with many of these diets in long term adherence. In fact for sustained weight loss one often needs to eat differently for life. Popularized diets tend to fail in this regard. ...Read more

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What types of beans are allowed on the specific carbohydrate diet?

What types of beans are allowed on the specific carbohydrate diet?

What is the purpose?: What is the intention for this diet? In general, unless you are allergic to the bean, all edible beans are usually good for you. ...Read more

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What types of beans are allowed on the specific carbohydrate diet? I have sibo.

SIBO: Instead of beans, substitute non glutein containing grains that provide you with proper nourishment. ...Read more

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Is this carb blocker safe during pregnancy : white kidney bean (phaseolus vulgaris) extract 500mg, anti caking agent (silicon dioxide), hypromellose?

Is this carb blocker safe during pregnancy : white kidney bean (phaseolus vulgaris) extract 500mg, anti caking agent (silicon dioxide), hypromellose?

NO: Any diet related supplement during pregnancy should be considered unsafe. The word "diet" should not be use during pregnancy. Weight loss is not a safe approach during pregnancy. Please consult your OB gyn regarding proper nutritional approaches during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are their any good diets that include carbs?

What are their any good diets that include carbs?

Many, many: My favorite eating plan has been Medifast or Take Shape for Life. This has been the most effective for me and my patients - especially those with diabetes. Others that will work include Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Carbohydrate Addicts Diet ...Read more