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What 's the definition of a low-carbohydrate diet?

What 's the definition of a low-carbohydrate diet?

<20%: All foods are made up of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Current recommendations for adults are diets composed of 45-65% carb, 10-35% protein, and 20-35% fat. Low carb is usually understood to mean <20% carb but can just mean a restriction in carb content. For the skinny on good nutrition, surf over to: http://www.Cnpp.Usda.Gov/publications/dietaryguidelines/2010/policydoc/policydoc.Pdf. ...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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Why am I craving carbohydrates?

Why am I craving carbohydrates?

It's common...: Carbohydrates are a very quick and easy energy source. The craving is more common during withdrawl, especially from tobacco. Try to keep your daily calorie intake under 2000/day. ...Read more

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What foods are carbohydrate free?

What foods are carbohydrate free?

Meats and eggs.: Non-carbohydrate foods include red meat, fish, pork, chicken, turkey, eggs. Fish and egg whites would be the leanest sources of protein in this list. ...Read more

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Are nuts considered complex carbohydrates?

Are nuts considered complex carbohydrates?

No: Nuts contain protein and good fats. There are very few- carbohydrates in nuts and I wouldn't consider it a source of complex carbs since they are such a minimal amount of the calories in the nuts. Most of the calories comes from the fat. ...Read more

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What polymers are found in vaccines?

What polymers are found in vaccines?

What Do You Mean?: Vaccines have many, many constituent parts.Polymers in this context mean what?If you want a detailed list of vaccine ingredients, it is best that you contact the manufacturing source of the vaccine in question. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating lots of unrefined carbohydrates?

Refined vs unrefined: http://www.livestrong.com/article/505815-refined-vs-unrefined-carbohydrates/

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Carbohydrate builds muscle?

Carbs & muscle.: Carbohydrates of course give you energy for your muscle building workouts. Proteins help muscles repair and grow after those workouts. ...Read more

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Is ham a refined carbohydrate?

Not exactly: No, it is a processed meat rich in fat and protein. However, many hams contain up to 15 % by weight of a solution containing water, salt, coloring and refined sugar or corn syrup. The added sugar content can add some unexpected refined carbohydrates. ...Read more

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Are all amino acids carbohydrates?

No: This is basic biochemistry. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, not carbohydrates. ...Read more