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Is the Atkins diet healthy/safe low-carb diet?

Is the Atkins diet healthy/safe low-carb diet?

Maybe : It does result in weight loss however recent evidence suggest increased cardiac disease in patients on an atkins diet. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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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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South beach diet question--are the bars healthy?

South beach diet question--are the bars healthy?

South Beach: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is dukan diet safe?

Is dukan diet safe?

It's a lot of: Protein! seems to work, but as with most diet fads, when u quit it all comes back +. ...Read more

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How can I start the paleo diet (caveman diet)?

How can I start the paleo diet (caveman diet)?

Mark's Daily Apple: There are a lot of great sites on this topic but Mark's Daily Apple has some great articles and the recipes are really great as well. If you want a book recommendation I would recommend Gary Taubes "Why We Get Fat" first for a great foundation. Other great reads would be Grain Brain, Wheat Belly, Primal Blueprint, Deep Nutrition. Also watch Dr. Robert Lustig's Sugar: The Bitter Truth on youtube ...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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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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Nutrisystem, ediets, jenny craig- which one best and balanced home delivery diet?

Nutrisystem, ediets, jenny craig- which one best and balanced home delivery diet?

Program recommends: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a gluten-free vegan diet healthy?

Please answer me. Is a gluten-free vegan diet healthy?

Must supplement: I admire vegans who undertake this for moral reasons, and some of them claim to feel much healthier. A gluten-free diet indisputably relieves celiac sprue and dermatitis herpetiformis and there is a minority belief that people not affected with these illnesses may improve their health by going gluten-free. Discuss this with your physician / dietician and don't force it on your children. ...Read more

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How can a lacto-vegetarian on restricted diet (no salt, sugar, oil, vinegar, gluten) eat healthy?

Balance the diet: A lacto-vegan has many choices for foods. A good nutrition book or a visit to a dietician can help form a balanced diet. Eating a big variety of foods helps prevent nutrient deficiencies. Also, one can take a daily multivitamin+mineral tablet. Lowfat or nonfat dairy products have plenty of protein. One can buy natural, gluten-free foods and cook them without adding salt, sugar, oil, nor vinegar. ...Read more

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How about low-carb diets?

How about low-carb diets?

Low-carb diets: Low carb diets can clearly help you lose weight. Carbohydrates are broken down into simple sugars. They then enter your cells with help from Insulin and this gives you energy. Thus, you cannot decrease carbs too much. Although you can lose on a low carb diet, any diet that decreases calories can help you lose weight. Increasing your activity level is the most important factor to sustain it. ...Read more

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What foods can you eat on low carbohydrate diet?

Lots of good stuff: A low carbohydrate diet is comprised primarily of proteins and veggies. Lots of vegetables, moderate amounts of lean meats and small servings of fruit daily. ...Read more

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How are low-carbs diet vs low-calorie diet different?

How are low-carbs diet vs low-calorie diet different?

Protein: Low carbohydrate diets tend to emphasize higher amounts of protein to get into 'ketosis' (not the same as keto-acidosis). This is a 'fat-burning' state. Low carb diets must be low-calorie as well, however, to work. Low calorie-diets alone simply lower overall calorie intake but those calories could be in the form of carbohydrates, protein or fat. ...Read more

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Which diet is best for wieght loss low carb diet vs balanced diet vs low fat diet plz tell thanx ?

Which diet is best for wieght loss low carb diet vs balanced diet vs low fat diet plz tell thanx ?

Low fat is: not a good diet. You will always be hungry. Eat good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil--good for brain, joints, etc. Lower carb works well for lots of folks but see doc to be sure it's ok for you. Remember to eat protein or you will get tired. Peace and good health. ...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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Is the low carb diet a good diet?

Is the low carb diet a good diet?

Low carbs is theBEST: Low carbs is the beeest! basically, your choices for each meal includes protein, fat, carbs, and veggies. It is always best to focus on protein and veggies. Avoid fats (fried foods, grease, etc. Avoid sugars and white carbs (white rice, bread, white pasta). Some brown carbs are ok since they seem to lead to a slower rise in sugar levels (keeps hunger from surging). Sooo, low carbs is the beeest! ...Read more

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Are the frozen diet adkins meals really healthy?

See below: I'm not familiar with the frozen atkins meals. Most frozen meals are really not the best for you to consume. If you want to lose weight. The best way to do it is to learn how to eat for you. Find out what makes you fat. There's lots of great literature available. Gary taubes book is a good start.www.weighstation.net, you may contact our dietitian for some pointers. It's for free. ...Read more

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Are South Beach Diet frozen meals healthy?

Are South Beach Diet frozen meals healthy?

South Beach Diet: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is the slow carb diet healthy?

Is the slow carb diet healthy?

Not unhealthy: mostly, balanced diet of unprocessed foods. WHole grains would fit with this. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet might be entertaining. ...Read more

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Is dukan diet safe?

It's a lot of: Protein! seems to work, but as with most diet fads, when u quit it all comes back +. ...Read more

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What do you think about the dukan diet ?

What do you think  about the dukan diet ?

Like Atkins, it's : Low-carb, high-protein, so it can cause halitosis ( bad breath), constipation & fatigue. France's favorite diet, i don't know how sustainable it is. It's difficult to find protein without fat, sometimes. ...Read more

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How come people give the dukan diet a bad name?

How come people give the dukan diet a bad name?

Dukan: Like most of these diets this one has no scientific evidence that it works. Without scientific proof of effectiveness it is vapor. ...Read more

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Please answer: what are your thoughts on the dukan diet?

Please answer: what are your thoughts on the dukan diet?

Dukan diet: The dukan diet was designed by dr. Pierre dukan, a french medical doctor and nutritionist who has been working with obesity for over 30 years. It alternates days of pure protein (chicken, fish etc.) with protein and vegetable days. It is a low fat, low carb, low glycemic diet that works, and some people find it easier to comply with the dukan diet than with others. It's healthy and safe. ...Read more

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I am currently on the dukan diet and I am eating two hard boiled eggs every day.Is it bad for my health?

I am currently on the dukan diet and I am eating two hard boiled eggs every day.Is it bad for my health?

Too much: Although no one, including me, can tell you with absolute certainty that two eggs a day will cause harm, it is generally considered a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes. If you want a healthy complete protein (all 9 amino acids) eat quinoa instead. It's gluten free. ...Read more

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I am currenty on the dukan diet, but i feel really constipated? What can I do to ease it?

I am currenty on the dukan diet, but i feel really constipated? What can I do to ease it?

Some tips...: I don't know the specifics of the dukan diet, but most constipation will be relieved by an increase in fluids and fiber. You can get fiber through vegetables and fruit, but also through products like metamucil and benefiber. Don't forget to exercise; that helps, too. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What are the bad consequences of doing an only protein diet like dukan diet?

What are the bad consequences of doing an only protein diet like dukan diet?

Acidosis: Your body needs sugar to run- in an only protein diet, your body breaks down fat to make ketones for energy to run the heart brain and muscles. Too many ketones can result in ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis can become dangerous to your body chemistry. ...Read more

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Should diabetics be on a low carbohydrate diet?

Should diabetics be on a low carbohydrate diet?

Yes but...: Diabetic diet is low carb diet. They can eat complex carbs but in limited amounts. A diabetic who is on Insulin and not follow low carb diet, he or she can gain weight very fast. ...Read more

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Is the dukan diet effective for weight gain from hypothyroid?How do I go about this diet?

Is the dukan diet effective for weight gain from hypothyroid?How do I go about this diet?

Avoid: This is just another money making diet program without any real benefit. It may help your wallet lose weight, but that's all. If you're hypothyroid you need to be on the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement. After that's done, it just eating less than you burn off in order to lose weight -- just as if you never had a thyroid problem. ...Read more

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Is it better to use a veggie and healthy diet to lose weight or to use the dukan diet which is pure protein i need to lose weight?

Is it better to use a veggie and healthy diet to lose weight or to use the dukan diet which is pure protein i need to lose weight?

Advise Nutritarian : As a doctor who specializes in nutrition i advise dr. Joel furhman's nutritarian diet as a balanced long-term approach to weight loss. While a pure protein diet may help temporarily, it is unsustainable in providing sound nutrition. See http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx however, because of your ibs your diet may need to be modified to be low in fodmaps- see comment:. ...Read more

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I have experienced enlarged lymph nodes (big one left groin) after exercising a lot and i'm doing the dukan diet. Could this have something to do?

I have experienced enlarged lymph nodes (big one left  groin) after exercising a lot and i'm doing the dukan diet. Could this have something to do?

No: A diet will not cause enlarged lymph node. In groin there are several palpable lymph nodes. Significant size increase needs evaluation. In this area is also where hernias occur. Stop exercising until you have doctor evaluate. ...Read more

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My kid is 2,5 years old with a condition of the brain called Pachygyria-Liss that cause also seizures....im doing Dukan diet does the diet effect her?

My kid is 2,5 years old with a condition of the brain called Pachygyria-Liss that cause also seizures....im doing Dukan diet does the diet effect her?

Dukan vs Ketogenic: The Dukan diet is a low carbohydrate diet that is meant for weight loss. The Ketogenic diet is a special high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that helps to control seizures in some patients with seizure disorders. More about Ketogenic diet https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/treating-seizures-and-epilepsy/dietary-therapies/ketogenic-diet ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a low carbohydrate diet?

See below: The term "low-carbohydrate diet" is generally applied to diets that restrict carbohydrates to less than 20% of caloric intake, but can also refer to diets that simply restrict or limit carbohydrates to less than recommended proportions (generally less than 45% of total energy coming from carbohydrates) ...Read more

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What foods can you eat on low carbohydrate diet?

Lots of good stuff: A low carbohydrate diet is comprised primarily of proteins and veggies. Lots of vegetables, moderate amounts of lean meats and small servings of fruit daily. ...Read more

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What 's the definition of a low-carbohydrate diet?

What 's the definition of a low-carbohydrate diet?

<20%: All foods are made up of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Current recommendations for adults are diets composed of 45-65% carb, 10-35% protein, and 20-35% fat. Low carb is usually understood to mean <20% carb but can just mean a restriction in carb content. For the skinny on good nutrition, surf over to: http://www.Cnpp.Usda.Gov/publications/dietaryguidelines/2010/policydoc/policydoc.Pdf. ...Read more

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What should I eat if i'm on a low carbohydrate diet?

See details: Veggies and more veggies, fresh fish, poultry, occasional fresh fruit, unsalted nuts. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can you eat on a low carbohydrate diet?

Please suggest what foods can you eat on a low carbohydrate diet?

Vegetables: Fruits and vegetables are complex carbohydrates that you can eat especially spinach, brocolli and asparagus loaded with proteins. ...Read more