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What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?

What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?

You got it backwards: Fruits and veggies are NOT simple carbohydrates! Simple carbohydrates are sugars and foods that easily break down into sugars,such as white flour,white rice, potatoes and juices.These readily raise our blood sugar, which is unhealthy.Complex carbohydrates are found in whole grains,most vegetables and fruits and generally contain fiber. These raise blood sugar less. See http://tinyurl.com/y8f4cagu ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

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


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Whats the best way to curb cravings for sugary foods and carbohydrates?

Whats the best way to curb cravings for sugary foods and carbohydrates?

Protein/Fiber: Try increasing your protein intake. Protein helps to balance out sugar highs and lows when eating it with a balanced diet. Fiber also slows sugar absorption from the intestine. ...Read more

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Please list the top ten foods with high protein and carbohydrates?

Please list the top ten foods with high protein and carbohydrates?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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I'm using carbohydrate powder for bodybuilding and gain weight. Does it make the problem to my liver? How would be the best use of this?

I'm using carbohydrate powder for bodybuilding and gain weight. Does it make the problem to my liver? How would be the best use of this?

Switch to whey : Too many carbohydrates can overload your liver and will get converted to fat. (true with any excess calories actually.) whey protein in appropriate amounts will help build muscle and will help you gain lean muscle mass and weight. ...Read more

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If i reduce carbohydrates from my daily diet to a minimum, this will help me reduce my belly? What's the best method to reduce belly fat?

If i reduce carbohydrates from my daily diet to a minimum, this will help me reduce my belly? What's the best method to reduce belly fat?

Losing Fat: To really lose fat you need more than just low carb diet. You need low calorie diet, with the majority of the calories being proteins. And, you need to burn fat and not protein with the exercise you do. This is usually a cardiovascular exercise where the heart rate does not go above 130 BPM for at the very least twenty minutes per session. ...Read more

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What is the best resource for a low-fat, low-sugar, low carbohydrate, high protein vegan diet?

What is the best resource for a low-fat, low-sugar, low carbohydrate, high protein vegan diet?

Very limited: Food is a combo of protein, carb, fat. Low sugar-easy. Low fat-easy, low carb-easy, high protein and vegan with all the other restrictions-really hard. Most vegan sources of protein e.G beans, tofu, tempeh, seitan, nuts, seeds, have fair amounts of the other nutrients as well. The more restricted a diet, the greater the chances for imbalance (old insight-hippocrates wrote it). ...Read more

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My long list of symptoms indicates malnourishment, despite protein/complex carbohydrate-rich diet and supplements. Specialists are stumped. Help!

My long list of symptoms indicates malnourishment, despite protein/complex carbohydrate-rich diet and supplements. Specialists are stumped. Help!

Keep a journal: I would like to see a food journal of what you are eating, portion, and amounts of food eaten. I would have a dietician do an analysisof the amounts eaten first, if it seems that your intake is adequate, the next step is to look for evidence of malabsorption or processing problems. ...Read more

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Hi i need a list of carbs to know what foods cut in my diet thanks?

Google carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are good sources of energy, but they are easy to overdo! healthy carbohydrates include whole grain bread and cereals like oatmeal. Less healthy carbs include cakes, cookies, candy - you get the point: sugar is a carbohydrate! alcohol is a carbohydrate. You may want to limit your carbs to the healthier ones and try to reduce your intake of sugary junk food. Good luck. ...Read more

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List of foods that are good carbs and bad carbs for a diabetic?

List of foods that are good carbs and bad carbs for a diabetic?

Too long to: List here. Check w/diabetes.Org for more information. A good registered dietitian can also help provide information. ...Read more

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What is the best way to gain weight? I have a special formula, but the choc flavor goes into toilet. Slow carbs- cannot get to 100, @ about 88? Help?

What is the best way to gain weight? I have a special formula, but the choc flavor goes into toilet. Slow carbs- cannot get to 100, @ about 88? Help?

No simple answer: At 82 years old, weight loss can be complex to evaluate and treat. Try checking endocrine (e.g. Thyroid) andhormones, esp testosterone. Increase physical activity, if possible, take high protein supplement (unless you have kidney problems). Please see your doctor! ...Read more

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I want to know how to portion my meals better and i need a list of fast carbs?

I want to know how to portion my meals better and i need a list of fast carbs?

Diet: To respond to your question correctly, you need a proper evaluation of your health/ underlying conditions. So start with your pcp office visit first and than you can get a nutritionist/dietitian referral. ...Read more

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How much carbs and protein should I be consumig to get the best results from weigh training?

How much carbs and protein should I be consumig to get the best results from weigh training?

40%protein40%cerb: Of total calories consumed for weight training and weight lifters are recommended 40% of total calories from protein 40% of calories from carbs 20% of calories from fat. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to decrease body fat i run a lot and do not consume very many calories or carbs just not working any tips?

Whats the best way to decrease body fat i run a lot and do not consume very many calories or carbs just not working any tips?

Weight loss: Stick to a plant based diet, do aerobic exercise 4 to 6 times a week in your target zone, being a little breathy and do weight training three times a week. You should see results in time with this regimen. Best. ...Read more

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What would you say is the best diet for weight loss ? Because I'm currently following a diet and it has me eating no carbs , and eating three times

What would you say is the best diet for weight loss ? Because I'm currently following a diet and it has me eating no carbs , and eating three times

Weight loss: Go online to "NuVal" and see what might be good for you. There are also many other options you will find on the web. Weight loss should be 2-4 lbs a week. ...Read more

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What are examples of some good/bad fats and carbs? Please list as much as possible because sometimes if i see something high in fat, ill think its bad

Coconut oil is good: I have information and lists on good and bad cooking oils and fats on my webpage: drfairchild.Org limit sugar and flour products. Eat more complex carbs instead. ...Read more

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Best indian food with high protein and carbs for body building? My weight is just 51 and heighr is 174 cm.. I want to puton weight. Please suggest me

Best indian food with high protein and carbs for body building? My weight is just 51 and heighr is 174 cm.. I want to puton weight. Please suggest me

Plant-based protein: To build muscle eat more calories than you burn using healthy whole food sources like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans. You will be getting plenty of protein if you eat a variety of vegetables and legumes, such as dal and chana masala. You will of course need to train hard and get enough rest to recover between workouts. Do these things consistently, and you will see results. ...Read more

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Endocrinologist/Dietician: Can you send a link to a list of highly popular brand named foods bought at grocery store low in carbs/sugar for diabetic?

Endocrinologist/Dietician: Can you send a link to a list of highly popular brand named foods bought at grocery store low in carbs/sugar for diabetic?

Interesting question: Foods that are naturally low in carbs include: non-starchy vegetables and low-sugar fruits such as: Salad Greens (lettuce, spinach, cabbage); Swiss chard or other chard, collard greens, kale, bok choy; Herbs (basil, parsley, cilantro); radishes, sprouts, cucumbers, tomatoes; avocado, asparagus, broccoli, green beans, Brussels sprouts; meats, fish, and eggs. Otherwise read food labels. ...Read more