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How can eating lots of fat and no carbs help you lose weight?

How can  eating lots of fat and no carbs help you lose weight?

Depends on the fats: A body's metabolism varies person: person and a diet heavy in poly unsat. Oils vis saturated oils differs that fat though oils can become fats. Initially your body is looking for simpler fuels to utilize, and without carbs it is forced to use alternate fuels ie proteins and fats. Fat has a lot more energy release- and once your body is forced to use this fuel, long term- not good. ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Is cutting carbs a good way to lose weight?

Is cutting carbs a good way to lose weight?

Absolutely, Always: Ancel keys promoted theory that sat fat drive artery disease; still being promoted by the aha. Actual research has never supported that this is true, despite billions of taxpayers $ being spent to promote. Hf/lc healthy, not lf/hc. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, big fat fiasco, dietdoctor, fatheadmovie, lustig, taubes, attia, nusi.Org. Enig, westman, yudkin, etc. ...Read more

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Is cutting carbs the only way to lose weight?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How many carbs should I eat daily want to lose weight?

Dieting: The secret of dieting is the combination of low calories ( 1500 calories/day) combined with regular moderate cardiovascular exercise. The right diet is one that is high in protein (60% of the calories) and low in fats and sugars. Carbohydrates should be around 25% of the diet. In a 1500 calorie diet that would 375 calories or 90 grams of carbs in a day. ...Read more

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What can I do to get carbs while trying to lose weight?

What can I do to get carbs while trying to lose weight?

Whole, Fresh Sources: Emphasize fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes (beans), leafy greens and whole grain sources of carbohydrates. Whole food sources that are eaten raw or steamed are preferred. Avoid highly processed carbohydrates, as well foods with highly refined sugar, high fructose corn syrup and high glycemic load. ...Read more

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Is no carb diet, to lose weight, healthy in the long run?

Is no carb diet, to lose weight, healthy in the long run?

No: your body needs carbohydrates for metabolism to run efficiently. Without carbs in your diet, your body is breaking down protein and fat to run your body. It not healthy. Your body is also making wastes ketone bodies that have to be excreted in the urine to prevent your body from excess ketones, its another unhealthy state. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many carbs should I eat in order to lose weight?

Carbs: Ideally about 60g daily, but even 100g is ok provided those carbs have a low glycemic index(<40).Focus of proteins and fats in your diet. ...Read more

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How many carbs should I eat a day to LOSE weight and yes I exercise. Thanks in advance.

How many carbs should I eat a day to LOSE weight and yes I exercise. Thanks in advance.

30-40 grams a meal: Cutting back on carbs is a great way to lose weight. If you limit carbs to 30-40 grams with each meal it will help you lose weight. To give you an example one apple has 20 grams of carbs and a slice of bread usually has about 15-20 grams of carbs. Eat lots of vegetables and lean meats. Great that you are exercising. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do I have to have a no carb diet in order to lose weight because my body gets energy from fat?

Do I have to have a no carb diet in order to lose weight because my body gets energy from fat?

Absolutely, Always: Fat storage is driven by carbs, not fat in food. Ability to burn sugar for energy is limited. Fate sugar inside cells: 1. Krebs cycle-limited, 2. Store as glycogen-limited, 3. Bind to proteins-very limited & not healthy, 4. Convert to triglyceride fats & export for storage. Continued carb intake drives cells to quit taking in sugars (despite insulin+amylin), called Insulin resistance >> diabetes! ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

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