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Are potatoes good for a low calorie diet?

Are potatoes good for a low calorie diet?

It's all relative.: For very low calorie diets, potatoes are relatively high calorie [1 cup of diced potato is 55 calories] compared to 1 serving of turnips or even better deal cooked radishes/daikon. But potatoes are a good deal compared to 1/2 cup of white rice [120 calories], 1 cup of noodles, bread or bagels. So it depends on how low you're trying to go. ...Read more

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Carbs (Definition)

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


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Examples of low carb diet please?

Examples of low carb diet please?

Meat and fiber: A low carb diet basically focuses on meat (hopefully lean protein like chicken or pork) with high fiber, low starch vegetables like leafy greens. Avoid grains and avoid root vegetables, as these are high in starch. Of course, avoid sugary snacks, as well. ...Read more

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What is the best resource for a low-fat, low-sugar, low carbohydrate, high protein vegan diet?

What is the best resource for a low-fat, low-sugar, low carbohydrate, high protein vegan diet?

Very limited: Food is a combo of protein, carb, fat. Low sugar-easy. Low fat-easy, low carb-easy, high protein and vegan with all the other restrictions-really hard. Most vegan sources of protein e.G beans, tofu, tempeh, seitan, nuts, seeds, have fair amounts of the other nutrients as well. The more restricted a diet, the greater the chances for imbalance (old insight-hippocrates wrote it). ...Read more

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Does a low carbohydrate diet good for health?

Does a low carbohydrate diet good for health?

One of many: You need to figure out some way to eat properly and exercise for the rest of your life. Lose weight if overweight. There's no magic, just burn off more calories than you take in. Don't artificially limit or increase any of the nutrients-- protein, carbohydrate or fat. Just eat a restricted total amount. ...Read more

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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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Please answer me. Is a low carb, low fat, wheat free diet good for weight loss?

Please answer me. Is a low carb, low fat, wheat free diet good for weight loss?

Difficult: My friend, the only way you can eat a low carb, low fat, wheat free diet is to consume little other than water. So, yes, it would be very good for weight loss. Addendum: a liquid protein diet would meet your criteria but has been shown to be dangerous with associated deaths. Don't do it. ...Read more

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Questions about high protein low carbohydrate diet--is there a basic one online?

Questions about high protein low carbohydrate diet--is there a basic one online?

Don't do it: Please see: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/370822-high-protein-dangers/ you're much better off with a balanced diet but moderate portions. ...Read more

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Are belvita biscuit good for diet?

Are belvita biscuit good for diet?

No: Eat a 4 pack and you'll be packing in just over 3 teaspoons of "energy" with a smattering of fiber and protein. Sugar wise it's the same amount you'd get if you ate a 4 pack of oreo s...For some great recipes for breakfast go to www.Weighstation.Net and look at cooking, and newsletter wish you the best! ...Read more

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Please describe a good high fiber diet plan?

Please describe a good high fiber diet plan?

Beans, Fruits, Vegs: Beans are very high in fiber- about 6 g per serving. Veggies are a great way to increase fiber, about 3 g a serving. Fruits are also a good source as are whole grains. An adult needs about 25-35 g of fiber a day. At least 7 servings of fruits and veggies/day. ...Read more

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What are some good sports nutrition/ diet planner websites?

What are some good sports nutrition/ diet planner websites?

Mixed bag: Bodybuilding.Com is a good place to start. They have great nutrition plans and recipes as well as tailored work outs. Word of caution however most sites these included are trying to sell supplements. Ignore the banners, do your research and consult your physician. ...Read more

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Looking for dietitian advice does protein cereal really curb hunger on diet? Given the ingredients such high protein, fiber and whole grains.

Looking for dietitian advice does protein cereal really curb hunger on diet? Given the ingredients such high protein, fiber and whole grains.

Curb appetite. : Complex carbohydrates, fiber and proteins do curb the appetite by slowing the absorption of foodstuffs from the stomach, essentially. The longer food remains in the stomach, the longer it will take you to get hungry for the next meal. ...Read more

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R grapes a good fruit source for dieting?

R grapes a good fruit source for dieting?

If only a few grapes: Grapes have lots of sugar. That's why grape juice is used as a "natural" sweetener in many foods or drinks. Eating a few grapes is fine, but eating a lot will prevent weight loss because of the high sugar content. ...Read more

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Is cdc, aha, ada best source for high protein low calorie recipes?

Is cdc, aha, ada best source for high protein low calorie recipes?

Recipes: They have some good ones but most recipe sites have nutritional information in them. Get great tasting food you will eat. ...Read more

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What is a good way to calculate carbohydrates for low carbohydrate diet?

Website: Go to www.Caloriecount.Com and it will list the amount of carbs in grams for virtually every food known to man. Why do you want to follow a low carb diet? ...Read more

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What are some good cheap low calorie meals for lunch and breakfast?

What are some good cheap low calorie meals for lunch and breakfast?

Ask a dietitian.: The best person to consult in this regard would be a Registered Dietitian. RDs have years of education about food,nutrition, food science and such. An RD can help you well with food choices and meal planning for optimal health and wellness. They can also take into account medical issues. Just be careful, as inexpensive usually means unhealthy. ...Read more

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What are some good food choices while on a high protein, low fat diet?

What are some good food choices while on a high protein, low fat diet?

Lean Meats: Lean meats are a good source source of protein, as are egg whites, skim milk, and whole grains mixed with legumes. Quinoa is a good protein that is fat free. Fresh fruits and vegetables although not high in protein, should be included as part of your diet plan. ...Read more

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How many calories in a strict low carbohydrate diet?

How many calories in a strict low carbohydrate diet?

Depends on fat & : Protein. The amount of calories in a diet depends on the total content of fats, proteins and carbohydrates. A person can consume any number of calories with a low carbohydrate diet depending on the intake of fat and protein. ...Read more

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Are chocolate oat bar good for diet?

Are chocolate oat bar good for diet?

Oats are carbs: And, unless it's dark chocolate, it has milk and sugar in it. There is something called a paleo bar that is better. Peace and good health. ...Read more