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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Any suggestions on what foods to eat on a low carb diet?

Any suggestions on what foods to eat on a low carb diet?

Veggies: Veggies are low in carbohydrates- eat to your hearts content. You can have meat, chicken, fish, turkey,
milk, dairy and cheese. Eggs are carb free. Nuts are carb free so enjoy. Fruits have some carbs- you can have in moderation. ...Read more

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What should I eat on a low carb diet such as atkins?

What should I eat on a low carb diet such as atkins?

Read his book!: But the internet is a great resource. You can "google" low carb version of........." and get recipes. Avoid hidden carbs, not counting fiber, and keep carb intake to between 40-60g/day. ...Read more

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Hi docs! Wondering what and how much can I eat on a low carb diet?

Hi docs! Wondering what and how much can I eat on a low carb diet?

Carb limitations: The average american eats >250-300grams of carbs/day. To lose weight on average most people should shoot for <100grams a day. To maintain current weight most people should shoot for 100-150 grams/day. To lose weight quickly many people choose ketosis which often requires limiting carbs to <30-50 grams/day ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many carbs should you eat daily on a low carb diet?

Depends: Not all carbs are equal. The carbs in most fruits and vegetables (potatos and corn are an exception) are much different than the carbs you find in pasta, bread, sweetened cereals and drinks. Simple carbs are usually less healthy than complex carbs and more fattening. Avoid all products with processed flour, added sugar, high fructose corn syrup, etc. At all times. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can I eat on a low carb diet?

Please suggest what foods can I eat on a low carb diet?

Don't use low-carb: Diet. Check out www. Drmcdougall. Com for information on a healthy diet. He cites lots of research on the benefits of a low-fat, starch-based diet. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods could I eat on a low carb diet?

Please suggest what foods could I eat on a low carb diet?

Avoid simple sugars: Avoid soft drinks, table sugar, bread, pasta, starches, ice cream, anything with high fructose corn syrup. Eat vegetables, salads, beans, whole fruits with low sugar contents, chicken, fish and lean meat. Get in the habit to look at the label and see how much carbohydrates is in (high fructose corn is in ketchup, salad dressings, bread, coated french fries...). ...Read more

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Why's it the fact that you can eat fats on a low carb diet?

Why's it the fact that you can eat fats on a low carb diet?

3 choices: When it comes to food, you only have fat, carbohydrate and protein. You can't eliminate any of the 3 altogether. If you increase or decrease one of the 3, the other 2 have to change as well. Too much or too little of any of the three can cause problems. Try eating a well-balanced diet with fewer calories and more exercise. Stay away from exotic info from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat for a low carb diet to get ready for summer holidays?

What foods can I eat for a low carb diet to get ready for summer holidays?

See details: The question should be what food should I not eat? No bread, pasta, sweets, desserts, sodas of any kind, junk food. No snacking between meals. Control portion size. ...Read more

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What is the best fruit to eat on a low carb diet can you eat crackers with unsalted top on a low carb low colostrol diet?

What is the best fruit to eat on a low carb diet can you eat crackers with unsalted top on a low carb low colostrol diet?

Crackers are: Carbs and its best to avoid them. Ezekiel bread is made from sprouted grains and is a good substitute for carbs. It's in the frozen food section at the market and comes in a variety of types. A bit expensive but dense so it goes a longer way than regular bread. Best fruit is what is low on the glycemic index. Search for a chart on the net. Berries are best. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am an endomorph, I follow a low carb diet & do a lot of cardio, would I still get to 10% bodyfat if I take a day off & eat junk food 1 day per week?

I am an endomorph, I follow a low carb diet & do a lot of cardio, would I still get to 10% bodyfat if I take a day off & eat junk food 1 day per week?

Mind change: "body type" / "endomorph" talk is mostly subscience. You'll get yourself lean when, and only when, you lose your taste for high-calorie, unnutritious food. Your athletic peers will reinforce this. It's great that you're doing a lot of cardio, but save the big empty-calorie tickets for when you're out with friends and even then, impress them by eating a salad. Ask your physician for guidance. ...Read more

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on a low carb diet can you eat talapy fish sardine.... tuna. .

on a low carb diet can you eat talapy fish sardine.... tuna. .

Yes: As long as the fish is not breaded, it complies with a low carb diet. Tuna is the healthiest fish mentioned. Tilapia is fatty and sardines high in sodium. ...Read more

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If I eat a low carb diet and drink 2 gallons of water a day will I lose weight fast?

If I eat a low carb diet and drink 2 gallons of water a day will I lose weight fast?

Calories, exercise: If you also do aerobic exercise at least 3-5 times a week, weights to build muscle, and restrict your intake of calories by about 300kcal less a day, you will lose about a pound a week which is safest. The main thing is to learn new habits by changing the old over time. Smaller portions with white smaller plates actually has been studied to help. Drink water or water-based soup or salad first. ...Read more

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How many carbs must woman eat on a low carb diet or how do I work it out? I must lose weight and is insullin ressistant.

How many carbs must woman eat on a low carb diet or how do I work it out? I must lose weight and is insullin ressistant.

Carbs: There is no specific requirement for carbohydrate intake, I assume your intention is to shed body fat. Restrict carbohydrate intake as much as possible By limiting intake of starch such as grains and roots (potatoes). ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I used to follow a low carb diet, but now I want to maintain my weight, I don't know how many calories should I eat per day?

What do you suggest if I used to follow a low carb diet, but now I want to maintain my weight, I don't know how many calories should I eat per day?

See below: Go to www. Caloriecount. Com. Open a free account (they'll ask you some basic question about your age, gender, weight, and activities) and they'll calculate your daily caloric requirement for you. IT's a great site. ...Read more

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Doing a low carb diet, I will use all type of fat to fuel my intense weight training. When should I eat my meat, chicken, etc. Before starting to lift?

Doing a low carb diet, I will use all type of fat to fuel my intense weight training. When should I eat my meat, chicken, etc. Before starting to lift?

Please do not: Eat anything for 1 to 2 hours prior to and after lifting. Your energy (Chinese call it "qi") will be needed for lifting rather than being needed for digestion when lifting. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I was in a low carb diet for 6 years, year ago I stopped the diet, 2 months ago I started the low carb diet and when I eat pizza and pasta I throw up?

I was in a low carb diet for 6 years, year ago I stopped the diet, 2 months ago I started the low carb diet and when I eat pizza and pasta I throw up?

Food allergy?: Food allergies often present with bloating and gas or loose stools, vomiting, yet some have constipation, skin rashes, joint pain, etc. As a result so can vary. Testing for food allergens is different as it requires digestion and absorption till ill effects are noted. Look for a functional medicine doc that can help you with igg food allergen testing thru genova lab to diagnose it. My guess gluten. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

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


Low Carb Diet (Definition)

A low-carb diet emphasis dietary protein and fats, but limits carbohydrates like grains, ...Read more