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How can you reduce your cholesterol, while on a low carb diet?

How can you reduce your cholesterol, while on a low carb diet?

Physical activity.: Stay physically active. Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant, garlic, onion, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. Avoid deep fried foods & whole eggs. ...Read more

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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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What's the difference between a low carb diet vs a high carb diet. Which one would be more beneficial to someone looking to reduce their body fat?

What's the difference between a low carb diet vs a high carb diet. Which one would be more beneficial to someone looking to reduce their body fat?

Low carb: Has been shown to be effective in wt loss. Simple carbs, often from processed foods, are just long chains of sugars, absorbed rapidly, causing spikes in blood sugar and insulin.You may look into the " glycemic index". ...Read more

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How to reduce leptin resistance. I am working out 10 hours a week for 10 years. And I am on a low carb diet. Taking omega3. What else can I do?

How to reduce leptin resistance. I am working out 10 hours a week for 10 years. And I am on a low carb diet. Taking omega3. What else can I do?

Diet and exercise: You're doing the right things to help your leptin resistance. Make sure to avoid foods that have high fructose content added for flavor. This refers particullarly to corn syrup. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce my fat intake while on a low carb diet?

What is the best way to reduce my fat intake while on a low carb diet?

Think about energy: Both fat and carbs function as energy source. If you reduce both your body will start to resent it and you will feel fatigued, not able to perform any physical activity. Instead, increase the exericise, and, with a low carb intake your body will be forced to use more fat for energy. Be careful, because you will feel more sore after any physical activity with extreme low carb diets. ...Read more

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I want to loose weight, and get fit. Currently I workout 1 hour. I'm trying to maintain a low carb diet, to reduce weight. Any other suggestions.??

I want to loose weight, and get fit. Currently I workout 1 hour. I'm trying to maintain a low carb diet, to reduce weight. Any other suggestions.??

If you aren't yet: Incorporating strength training with free weights or other means, that will help you increase your lean body mass, and therefore burn more calories both during exercise and at rest. Have a trainer help you or use the internet to help create a workout plan. You should also incorporate interval training where you change up your routine every few weeks. Try 5 small meals a day instead of 3bigger ones ...Read more

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I'm all ready on low carb diet, what else can I do to reduce my blood sugar levels? Is that possible?

I'm all ready on low carb diet, what else can I do to reduce my blood sugar levels? Is that possible?

Blood sugar: Not only is it possible - it is essential. Two options:

1: Make an appointment to see a dietitian.
2: Go online to "NuVal" and learn more about good eating habits. You may be surprised but happy. ...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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How do I go about starting a low carb diet?

Go slow: I am not a big fan of fad diets as studies have shown that maintaining such a diet becomes harder to achieve chronically. For any weight loss plans, I recommend approaching is slow. A short diet plan may reduce weight initially, maintaing it will requires complete lifestyle changes. I would strongly encourage a good balance diet with increases in exercise to achieve wt loss goals. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to go on a low-carb diet?

By starting one: The best way is to start such a diet in the first place. No bread, pasta, desserts, sodas of any kind, junk food, fast food and snacking. Control portion size. ...Read more

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Which specific foods should I avoid on a low carb diet?

Avoid simple sugar: Avoid simple sugars and processed foods. Eat healthy carbs with other nutrients or high in fiber like whole grains, oatmeal, greek yogurt etc. ...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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Can it be no problem to have weetabix on a low carb diet?

Can it be no problem to have weetabix on a low carb diet?

Sure: You won't die! It's totally okay. It isn't low carb but why do you want to be on a low carb diet anyway? (to lose weight? Weetabix is 117 calories for 2 biscuits, 3.9 g of protein, 0 g of cholesterol, saturated fat, or transfat and is considered an "a" food. There are 23 g of carbs - I think that's fine! ...Read more

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What exactly does it really mean to go on a low carb diet?

What exactly does it really mean to go on a low carb diet?

That you eat less: Those no carb diets all work by the same mechanism every diet on earth works by: less calories in. The key is that if you eat enough calories to gain weight but do it from fats and protein alone, it;ll make you sick, so most people end up eating substantially less. Try it and see (myfitnesspal is a great app for this). Every 3500 cal missed (or so), another pound will fall off. ...Read more

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Is a low carb diet healthy?

Is a low carb diet healthy?

Absolutely, & Hi Fat: Foods are healthy, opposite what Ancel Keys http://goo. Gl/DKvdSI, Sen. McGovern's committee http://goo. Gl/oMgBct & the medical industry http://goo. Gl/Blh6rW have long promoted. Low fat diet never been supported by human clinical trials; was/is driven by $ (↓ed $ to produce & ↑ed $ for processing & sales). Cholesterol made by all animal cells. Lipoproteins=key artery disease. Http://goo. Gl/k8x9LF ...Read more

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Can a low carb diet help lose Wright?

Can a low carb diet help lose Wright?

Yes but: Rest of diet, protein and fat must be balanced properly. Also types of carbs used very important too. Best to consult a dietician. ...Read more

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Should I do a low carb diet to lose weight?

Low glycemic index: The healthiest diet is a diet with a low glycemic index. This means you will avoid simple carbohydrates like processed flour & sugar & foods containing these. Most vegetables, some fruits, proteins are low glycemic index. There are many books, websites, etc. With good info on this. ...Read more

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Is candarell sweetener useful in a low carb diet?

Is candarell sweetener useful in a low carb diet?

Artificial sweetener: I would avoid artificial sweetenets as much as possible as they add to your sugar cravings although they are calorie free and some may spike insulin. ...Read more

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Can going on a low carb diet help me lose weight?

Can going on a low carb diet help me lose weight?

Yes and no: Dr. Atkins says "yes". I would say "temporarily".
A better way is balanced diet. Check out this website and open a free account: http://caloriecount. About. Com/? utm_medium=redirect&utm_source=direct&utm_campaign=caloriecountcom ...Read more

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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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Can you have taco or tortilla soup on a low carb diet?

Can you have taco or tortilla soup on a low carb diet?

YES: Low carbs does not mean "no carbs." instead, you are more selective about which carbs you include in a diet where protein is the dominant food source. In general, avoid the most common delayed food allergens (e.g., cow's milk, wheat, and sugar) as they can cause inflammatory reactions. If tacos and tortilla soup are corn-based they are ok. Use milk (e.g., rice) and sugar (e.g. Stevia) substitutes. ...Read more

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Safe to take fat blocker pills while on a low carb diet?

Not question of safe: When on a diet rich in fats and you take pills to block fat absorption, you are likely to have problems controlling your bowel movements. You may find yourself in situations with the need for immediate access to a toilet and possibly even situations where you don't always make it in time. Limit fats and increase proteins and don't take such medications. Low glycemic index better than low carb. ...Read more

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Would a low carb diet be appropriate for teens to follow?

Would a low carb diet be appropriate for teens to follow?

For a healthy diet,: Check out www. Drmcdougall. Com. He cites lots of research evidence for a low-fat, starch-based diet for good health. ...Read more

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Which type of things I can drink while on a low carb diet?

Which type of things I can drink while on a low carb diet?

Anything: That doesn't contain a lot of simple sugars. Avoid sugared soft drinks, fruit juices, etc. Talk w/a good registered dietitian. ...Read more

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What causes off of a low-carb diet without gaining weight?

It's calories, not c: It's not carbs, but calories, that determine whether you'll lose weight. A calorie is a calorie to your body, and it takes 3500 to gain or lose a pound. Eat less, exercise more and you'll be fine. ...Read more

Cellulite (Definition)

Cellulite is a surface irregularity in the skin caused by attachments between the back of the skin and the deeper muscle fascia. These attachments pull the skin. Like buttons on a throw pillow. Sometimes cellulite is solitary, and sometimes a larger area is involved. Cellulite can occur with or without weight gain. All current surface treatments are temporary. Surgery may ...Read more


Carbs (Definition)

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