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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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How is a no carb diet possible?

How is a no carb diet possible?

Since food consists: Of carbohydrates, proteins and fats, a "no carb" diet would have to include only protein and fat. That is not practical and is not healthy. Check out www. Drmcdougall. Com and www. Nutritionfacts. Org for excellent research and information on the benefits of plant-based eating. ...Read more

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Is the slow carb diet healthy?

Is the slow carb diet healthy?

Not unhealthy: Mostly, balanced diet of unprocessed foods. WHole grains would fit with this.
https://www. Kickstarter. Com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet
might be entertaining. ...Read more

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Are low carb high fat diets safe?

Are low carb high fat diets safe?

Safe but not healthy: Low carb is good especially low refined carbs but high fat is not good especially animal fats. Beware of foods that come from animals that walk on 4 legs (or that are mistreated!) eat lots of fruit vegetables grains high quality protein. If you are diabetic watch out for the fruit. There are a lot of very good websites that can advise you on healthy diets. And don't forget to be active! ...Read more

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Low carb high fat diets. Are they healthy?

Low carb high fat diets. Are they healthy?

Low-carb, high fat: Diet is not healthy under most circumstances. Check out www. Drmcdougall. Com and www. Nutritionfacts. Org for information on a healthy diet. They cite lots of research on the benefits of a low-fat, plant-based diet. ...Read more

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Will a carb diet work on a 13 year old boy?

Will a carb diet work on a 13 year old boy?

Not recommended: Usually it is not recommended for teenagers to be on very restrictive diets (like giving up all of one type of food, or only eating one type). The best diet is a balanced one with small portions of healthy foods. Paying attention to eating when you are hungry, and not just "because" will also help. Get some healthy exercise. If you are concerned, see your doctor. ...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

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What could happen if I consume 0 carbs in my diet?

What could happen if I consume 0 carbs in my diet?

Your diet would: Be unbalanced. You would like be cutting out vegetables and fruits. You may become weak. ...Read more

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Is it possible to succeed with low carb high fat diets?

Is it possible to succeed with low carb high fat diets?

Anything is possible: Low carb, high fat diets are good at short term weight loss but, as is true with all diets, don't fare well over the long term. Some people are outliers - you could be one of them. ...Read more

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

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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What're the effects of the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

What're the effects of the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

Controversial: My conclusion is that such a diet is likely to be less fattening, but more likely to result in more heart disease and hardening of arteries. The healthiest diet is one that limits whites like sugar, flour, rice, and pasta, includes unlimited vegetables, a lot of fruits and beans, some nuts and whole grains, 3 xs a week wild salmon, and uses almond milk; limits dairy, meats, and lots of oils. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food has carbs and how come people go on a carb diet?

Please suggest what food has carbs and how come people go on a carb diet?

Almost everything: Many different foods contain carbs, like potatoes, breads, pasta. People go on a low carb diet in order to lose weight since carbohydrates have lots of calories. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a no carb diet safe for someone extremely overweight?

Please answer me. Is a no carb diet safe for someone extremely overweight?

No carb: No, a no carbohydrate diet is not safe. Several options the first being for you to get some exercise in. Go on-line to "NuVal" and find out what food is potentially good or not so good for you. I consult with a dietitian would also be worthwhile.
Your weight will decrease if you do this properly but it is best done with a slow pace over time -do not starve yourself. ...Read more

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What consequences result from the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

What consequences result from the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

Ketosis: Without enough carbs in the body, the body is going to search for glucose to run the muscles and the organs. It gets its fuel supply from breaking down fat - called ketosis. Its not the best or most efficient way to run the body. You need plenty of hydration to clean the ketones out thru the urine. Should be done under dr supervision. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if on a serious diet, how can I avoid eating carbs and fat?

Choose wisely: Choose complex carbohydrates, like fresh fruits and whole grains. Eat in portion control. Don't avoid these foods, but eat moderately. Fats- cook, broil, bake and try not to eat fried foods or creams or gravies, or eat sparingly. Don't completely avoid fats, your body needs some fat to absorb the vitamins A, D, E and K. Avoiding fats can lead to a deficiency. Just minimize your fat intake. ...Read more

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I was wondering how I could have a high-fibre diet and not have too many carbs?

Vegetables: Vegetables are your answer. (generall 3 -4 g fiber per serving) vegetables are high in fiber and low in carbs. Legumes, as beans are high in carbs and fiber. Meat, chicken fish are low in fiber and have no carbs. Try to have half your plate as vegetables to achieve your goal. Fruits are higher in carbs than vegetables and lower in fiber (generally 2 g fiber per fruit). ...Read more

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Can some extreme low sugar/carb diets be bad for you if you're on a lot of medication?

Can some extreme low sugar/carb diets be bad for you if you're on a lot of medication?

Dietician: It would be advisable for you to have a one time consultation with a registered dietitian at your local hospital for a healthy diet and the proper amount of daily calories for you and your level of daily activities. Diabetics, for example, are advised to avoid all concentrated sweets and markedly reduce their starch intake. Most of their calories come from protein and healthy fat intake. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

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