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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
What is a small list of everyday foods that i can eat without carbohydrates that will help me lose weight?
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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
Rice had been my primary food since childhood. I've stopped eating it from 7 months ago. What's the best substitute for my carbohydrates need?
Substitute : Rice can be substituted with Quinoa . Wheat is also a good source of starch . Barley too . ...Read more
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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?
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
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?
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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