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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


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How much carbs should a person with diabetes have daily. Which food must be completely avoided if both fasting and pp are high inspite of medications.

How much carbs should a person with diabetes have daily. Which food must be completely avoided if both fasting and pp are high inspite of medications.

Depends: In general, the less carb you take, the better off you are with diabetes. But a life totally without carb can be an unpleasant one. As to how much, it would depend on your lifestyle (how much exercise etc) and severity of your condition and thus you need to consult a dietitian re. Your diet. ...Read more

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Will depression medication help me avoid sugar and carbs?

Will depression medication help me avoid sugar and carbs?

Carbohydrate craving: Medication doesn't usually help with that. High levels of sugar and carbohydrates have been shown to affect mood so I would avoid excessive amounts of both of these in your diet. Exercise has been shown to help both depression and cravings for food. Work on a healthier diet and regular exercise with enough sleep as that should help. ...Read more

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I have gilbert syndrome with high cholestral, trigyceride and bilurubin. I was on medication named statin for 1 month with low carb diet which reduces m?

I have gilbert syndrome with high cholestral, trigyceride and bilurubin. I was on medication named statin for 1 month with low carb diet which reduces m?

Statin: Has strong reliable effects on lowering heart attack and stroke. Diet..... especially a high fat diet... no. Drugs that just lower dietary contribution to blood cholesterol (cholestryramine) didn't work well on prevention.
Exercise under supervision, more helpful. Statins can cause fat to replace liver--needs imaging tests to monitor if other liver disease.
Cannot say in your particular case, tho ...Read more

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Is there any side effects with this homeopathic drugs (1) baryta carb 30. (2) silicea 12x. (3) symphytum q?

Is there any side effects with this homeopathic drugs (1) baryta carb 30. (2) silicea 12x. (3) symphytum q?

No, but effects may:: With rare exceptions, homeopathic remedies are very safe and do not cause "side effects" but occasionally the effects of the medicines are an aggravation, which is a mild temporary worsening of pre-existing symptoms before you start feeling better. While this usually does not occur, when it does happen it is considered a sign that the remedy is having a positive effect on the patient. ...Read more

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Does the diabetic drug Invokana control carbs I eat as well as sugar?

Does the diabetic drug Invokana control carbs I eat as well as sugar?

Invokana: Invokana is fine and also free for the first 12 months.
Go to Invokana online and learn about cost free for a year.

Controlling carbs is OK. Sugar is not! Please go to your pharmacy and look for over the counter for non-sugar sweeteners. The pharmacist can help you. ...Read more

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Eating at night syndrome. I can't stop my self from eating at night. I eat highly carbohydrate food and sugar. Any Medication to stop appetite.

Eating at night syndrome. I can't stop my self from eating at night. I eat highly carbohydrate food and sugar. Any Medication to stop appetite.

Yes actually: There are medications. For. Binge eating. And some lifestyle modification to help you. Talk to your physician about this ...Read more

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On medication for Microalbuminuria, diabetes and hypothyroidism. Obese female weighing 126 kgs aged 46 from India. Can I follow low carb high fat diet having microalbuminuria?

On medication for Microalbuminuria, diabetes and hypothyroidism. Obese female weighing 126 kgs aged 46 from India. Can I follow low carb high fat diet having microalbuminuria?

No: High fat diet is not healthy and will not help your health. You need to have a balanced diet and reduce total intake of food. It may help to consult a nutritionist.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can I take xls carb blocker?

Diet Pills: Yes, but it will not do anything except empty your wallet of money. It will not in any way lead to real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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How can I go on a no carb diet?

How can I go on a no carb diet?

Don't use a no-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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How do I stop my carb cravings?

Ironically: If you reduce or eliminate junk carbs from your diet (& replace with healthy ones) - carb craving often starts to diminish in a short period of time. Take care. ...Read more

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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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What can help with carb cravings?

Protein & Fiber: Eat frequent (every 3-4 hours) small meals or snacks that are high in protein and fiber. Ideally each snack should be about 10-12 g of protein, 5 g of fiber, 15 g of carbs. The cravings will not go away immediately but eating in this pattern (with a regular meal at least once a day) will lower the craving! ...Read more

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How many carb in 1 cup sweet n low?

Trivial: Sweet and low is a sugar substitute designed to mimic the molecular structure of the sweet receptor in your mouth. It has a trivial amount of carb content. ...Read more

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Could you explain me what is no carb diet?

Could you explain me what is no carb diet?

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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How is it possible to go on a no carb diet?

No carbs: Protein and fat only-
eggs, fish, meat, chicken, turkey, and cheese are all examples of protein, fat without carbs. Many nuts are also protein and fat with little to no carbs as well. ...Read more

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Which types of food are classified as high carb?

Carbs: What I believe you are asking is what carbs are high on the glycemic index. Low-glycemic index foods (less than 55) produce a gradual rise in blood sugar levels that's easy on the body. Foods with high-glycemic index numbers (more than 70) make blood sugar levels as well as Insulin levels spike fast. You can determine what foods are high or low at: www. Glycemicindex. Com. ...Read more

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Do fat blockers and/or carb blockers really work?

Lose weight: Generally, fat and carb blockers don't really work well for weight loss. There really isn't any magic pill do lose weight safely. The best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein intake & excercise. ...Read more

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What is high carb diet and why do people avoid it?

What is high carb diet and why do people avoid it?

Unhealthy: Carbohydrates are the major feeder of fat cells in the body so a high carb diet is likely to lead to weight gain. High carb diets are also generally very low in fats. This can be helpful for someone with heart disease but some types of fats, such as omega-3s are healthy and provide good health benefits. High carb diets are generally not well regarded. ...Read more

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How effective is a slow carb diet with a cheat day?

How effective is a slow carb diet with a cheat day?

It depends: It depends on how much you "cheat" on your cheat day.
The important part is to think not like something you will do for a period of time and then you can stop. The changes you made to your diet have to be permanent in order to maintain the weight loss. If you are thinking about the day you are going to stop eating healthy food, you have already lost the battle. ...Read more

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I'm 154 and want to lose 24 pounds should I do a no carb diet?

I'm 154 and want to lose 24 pounds should I do a no carb diet?

Meat and veggies: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then you will get hungry again. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours. ...Read more

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I have been reading a lot about the slow carb diet (tim ferriss). Is this diet considered healthy?

I have been reading a lot about the slow carb diet (tim ferriss). Is this diet considered healthy?

Slow Carb diet: It has many good features like eating foods with a low glycemic index and avoiding sugars and processed foods. It doesn't look worse than the typical american diet which is high in salt, sugar, and saturated fats. The true test of a diet is if you can stick to it longer for 6 months. If you can work it into your lifestyle and sustain the healthy aspects, then go for it. ...Read more

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How bad are carbs?

Depends: Carbs" Carbohydtates" are part of nutrition releasing most immediate energy. If not burned by activity - will deposit as fatt cells in our body. Depends which carbs... natural as fruit, vegetable are great. But avoid " Man made" carbs as bakery goods, sweets, juices, sodas... most are processed and have no nutritional value except excess calories converting to abdominal fat. Balance is tje key. ...Read more

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What are white carbs?

Carbs! White?: Sugar and starch. Sugar and flour. Potato. But colored starches are not special carbs! All carbs are highly glycemic unless they have a good amount of fiber-beans, lentlis, etc. Avoid starch and sugars, whenever possible. ...Read more

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What are healthy carbs?

What are healthy carbs?

Foods with fiber: Foods with lots of fiber have healthy carbs because the carbs are slowly digested so that they turn into sugars slowly, thus avoiding a sudden surge of sugar into one's bloodstream after eating. Choosing natural foods that are like vegetable and whole grains is helpful. Fruits have a lot of sugar. Whole grains that are overly processed (made soft and smooth) have lost some of their fiber benefit. ...Read more

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Why are simple carbs bad?

Why are simple carbs bad?

Carbs: They tend to raise your blood glucose rapidly, they are things with a high lucemic index. If your body is flooded with lots of glucose at once, extra is stored in my favorite cell and your the fat cell. ...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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