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List of foods that are good carbs and bad carbs for a diabetic?

List of foods that are good carbs and bad carbs for a diabetic?

Too long to: List here. Check w/diabetes.Org for more information. A good registered dietitian can also help provide information. ...Read more

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I'm keeping track of food via app. If shows food % protein, carbs, & fat how do I know if food has good fat, or bad or a good carb etc.??

I'm keeping track of food via app. If shows food %  protein, carbs, & fat how do I know if food has good fat, or bad or a good carb etc.??

Nutrition: Good fats are polyunsaturated like fish, nuts or monounsaturated like olive oil rather than butter,red meats, coldcuts pastries. Unhealthy carbs are refined sugar found in sweets,refined bread. Healthier carbs are the complex ones such as pasta, whole grain bread, oatmeal,potatoes,rice. It's advisable that you obtain a book on nutrition which gives you much more detail. ...Read more

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What are examples of some good/bad fats and carbs? Please list as much as possible because sometimes if i see something high in fat, ill think its bad

What are examples of some good/bad fats and carbs? Please list as much as possible because sometimes if i see something high in fat, ill think its bad

Good=plant/fish fat: Good carbs are whole grains. Bad carbs are refined carbs ("white" sugar, bread, rice, and the darth vader evil high fructose corn syrup). Good fat comes from fish and plants (olive oil, avocado, nuts for example). Bad fat are saturated trans fat (fake fat) and animal fat like beef. You can find out more info here http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/features/skinny-fat-good-fats-bad-fats?Page=2. ...Read more

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Please list the top ten foods with high protein and carbohydrates?

Please list the top ten foods with high protein and carbohydrates?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what household foods are good sources of protein and carbohydrates?

Could you tell me what household foods are good sources of protein and carbohydrates?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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35, m.Ibs-c. What kind of nutrients should be more in food carbohydrates or fats or proteins or vitamins. How to make a good diet to prevent flatulence?

35, m.Ibs-c. What kind of nutrients should be more in food carbohydrates or fats or proteins or vitamins. How to make a good diet to prevent flatulence?

Diet: Best diet includes whole fruit, whole veg, whole grains, and healthy proteins --- Egg white is superior to all. Quinoa is excellent. Beans and lentils are excellent. Milk protein is excellent. Whole grains are good but not sufficient. Nuts are excellent. Yogurt is excellent. Minimize beans and lentils to have less flatulence. ...Read more

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Are the carbohydrates in greek yogurt considered good or bad carbs?

Are the carbohydrates in greek yogurt considered good or bad carbs?

Carbs r same as milk: Greek yougurt is made with sheeps milk or in us with cows milk and has the same carbohydrate as in milk, the sugar carb is lactose less than regular yougurt as it is strained and some lactose is lost and rest is protein and fat.So the carbs are not bad but if no sugar(sucrose) is added to as it will add to the calories.It can be tolerated by lactose intolerant people due to low lactose content. ...Read more

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Are high-carbohydrate diets good or bad for losing weight and weight control?

Are high-carbohydrate diets good or bad for losing weight and weight control?

Low Carb: The typical overweight person will lose weight faster on a low or no carb diet. Carbohydrates are typically broken down into sugars very fast, so they are not very good at keepin us feel full. These wide swings in blood sugar contribute to over eating and Insulin resistance. High protein diets tend to keep us feeling fuller and blood sugars more stable. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

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