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Gas Bloating Low Carb Diet
Can gastritis cause difficulty in weight loss? Been eating low carb, counting calories, lots of exercise, no weight loss! Lots of gas, bloating, cramps
Yes.: Gastritis can cause improper digestion with gas, bloating, and cramps. This indicates a problem with stomach acid, small intestine enzymes, gut bacteria or combination thereof. Carbohydrates may stay too long in stomach and/or proteins/fats may pass through too quickly resulting in fermentation or putrefaction. Use enzymes, betaine and acidophilus from professional sources for best results.
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
PCOS/prediabetes, no other issues. Obese/gaining weight in spite of low-carb diet/exercise. Bloating/water retention. Not too much salt/fat. What can I do?
4 "Fs"/exercise: Fish, foul, fruit, fiber and 2 types of exercise: burst interval high and low impact aerobics mixed with use of hand or free weights- 30 minutes 4-5 times a week>PLUS "photo imaging": get a photo of yourself looking your best/thinnest/sexiest. Tape it to your dressing room mirror. Stare at it daily. Amazing how your brain will heal you!See 1 more doctor answer
I was just on a low carb diet and was constipated. Since ending the diet, which lasted a month, my gas has smelled really bad. Will it get better?
Not necessarily: The gas may be from one of the foods you are eating. Try eliminating one food at a time and see if gas goes away. If it does, try the food again to see if it comes back to know for sure.See 1 more doctor answer
Low carb: There is probably too much emphasis on ;low carb; the emphasis should likely be on low processed sugar food product. Carbohydates as a generic term are not necessarily bad. If you eat natural foods rather than processed foods you are likely better off.
Don't use low-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.
3 choices: When it comes to food, you only have fat, carbohydrate and protein. You can't eliminate any of the 3 altogether. If you increase or decrease one of the 3, the other 2 have to change as well. Too much or too little of any of the three can cause problems. Try eating a well-balanced diet with fewer calories and more exercise. Stay away from exotic info from friends, tv or the internet.
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Yes: The low fat dogma of the last 40 years has made our country fat, and sick. Low carb diets have outperformed low fat diets in every study. It is our natural diet. Carbs are only available in nature in late summer /early fall: to fatten up for winter when food is scare and hard to find (animals). Humans are a top level predator. We are top of the food chain. We are designed to eat other animals!See 1 more doctor answer
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Yes: You need to understand that the term low carb is miss used all the time.. Reducing carb will help you loose weight. But cut out soda, sugar, and other sugar related foods will help also. Our web page give you free information that might help. See our newsletters at www. Weighstation. Net. Lots of recipes in every one. It will help you understand how to eat"lowcarb".
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.
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.
Anything: That doesn't contain a lot of simple sugars. Avoid sugared soft drinks, fruit juices, etc. Talk w/a good registered dietitian.
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.
Creatinine and carbs: A person's creatinine is a reflection of their muscle mass. It is also dependent on the person's sex, age and race. Staying on a low carb, or a high carb diet will have no effect on a person's serum creatinine. If your creatinine is elevated, see a nephrologist to obtain optimal care. Good luck.
Carb limitations: The average american eats >250-300grams of carbs/day. To lose weight on average most people should shoot for <100grams a day. To maintain current weight most people should shoot for 100-150 grams/day. To lose weight quickly many people choose ketosis which often requires limiting carbs to <30-50 grams/day