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What effect can a lactulose have on persons following the Atkins diet plan?

What effect can a lactulose have on persons following the Atkins diet plan?

Lactulose: Lactulose is a milk sugar, the atkins diet, or similar low or no carbohydrate diets recommend against dairy products as they contain fat and sugar. The point of the early portion of the diet is to use a less efficient metabolic pathway that burns fat or protein only. Eating sugars and fats may push you out of the ketotic metabolism into normal metabolism... So you would be thwarting the diet. ...Read more

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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What is a good meal plan for the Atkins diet phase one?

What is a good meal plan for the Atkins diet phase one?

This is covered well: In all the atkins books. You can follow my tips for dinners on low carb diets, but they are not phase one! remember, phase one virtually eliminates most carbs to obtain a dietetic ketosis! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could the Atkins diet work?

Can you tell me how could the Atkins diet work?

Ok... it doesn't: First, it mostly has been found to not be different from any other diet (total calories is what matters), but harder to follow and more people bail out. There are several reasons it might work: mostly, if you change diet, you don't have the same cues to eat and you eat less. Other theories have no support. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145 maybe helpful ...Read more

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Can I have some tips on the Atkins diet please!?

Can I have some tips on the Atkins diet please!?

Keep it simple.: Try to keep in mind the the Atkin's diet is merely a principle or a road map to follow. Simply stated, try to keep your carbohydrate intake at a reasonably low level. For most people , this is the most difficult row to hoe. Never the less your success depends on it. ...Read more

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How can Atkins diet work and what is it all about?

Suppressing insulin!: Suppressing Insulin is key. By doing so, fatty acid synthase decreases up to 90%, making it quite difficult to put fat into adipocytes. Remember, eating very low glycemic protein and fats, fiber, and certain carbs blocks Insulin secretion. The body converts to preferential utilization of triglycerides and free fatty acids! ...Read more

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Desperate for the Atkins diet! how do I get started?

Desperate for the Atkins diet! how do I get started?

Please, read book!: Read his book first. The "carbohydrate addict's" book is also good. Check the internet by googleing your questions is also a good idea! I have been on a low carb diet since 1995. BP and lipid profiles best in my life. Went from 238 to 196 and have not gained anything back! ...Read more

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To what extent is the Atkins diet safe and effective?

To what extent is the Atkins diet safe and effective?

Fairly safe for 30 d: Can raisse cholesterol and contribute to proteinosis, among other risks. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can I eat on the Atkins diet?

Please suggest what foods can I eat on the Atkins diet?

Protein and fat: Any protein and fat is allowed on the atkins diet. You avoid fruits and vegetables which have some form of sugars. Protein and fat can be meat, chicken, fish, eggs, turkey, ham, pork, etc. So for example- breakfast might be eggs and sausage. Lunch might be chicken and ribs, dinner might be lamb chops. You wouldn't have beans or legumes, no potatos, no rice, and no fruits. ...Read more

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Can Atkins diet raise cholesterol levels?

Can Atkins diet raise cholesterol levels?

Generally no: Rmoval of carbohydrates from the diet will lowered appetite . Dietary cholesterol is not a cause of elevated cholesterol in spite of drug company statements. Cholesterol elevation inmost patients is due to elevated toxin levels in the body, . A good detox program to remove heavy metals and solvents and pesticides will lower cholesterol.Toto. ...Read more

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How much meat is too much meat when on Atkins diet?

How much meat is too much meat when on Atkins diet?

Atkin's diet: Since Healthtap physicians are asked not to endorse product lines – would recommend that you refer directly to the Atkin's website. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it's like to bee on the Atkins diet ?

Can you tell me what it's like to bee on the Atkins diet ?

Horrible.: Highest drop out rate of most common diets. under 50% last a week. Not clear that it has even slight benefit compared to any other. But... all the addiction literature would say this is like choosing a particular brand of cocaine... misses the issue. Count calories, exercise, 500-1000 net out per day. FInd what the issues are. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet ...Read more

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What are considered the common vegetarian food/ food products for the Atkins diet?

Any of....: Morning star farms meat substitutes (griilers-sausage, etc without excessive carbs. This canrivore likes their products! eas and atkin's shakes and protein bars ( do contain whey-so not for vegan). ...Read more

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Can the Atkins diet literally mean no carbs?

Yes: Simple carbs are sugars and are a major cause of obesity. Complex carbs come from fruit and vegetables and represent normal diet. Atkins is not a "normal" diet. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat refined carbs after Atkins diet?

Is it okay to eat refined carbs after Atkins diet?

In moderation: If you lose weight while doing carbohydrate restricting diets, then to go back to eating simple, refined carbohydrates in excessive quantities will likely result in weight gain. The bigger goal is to change your eating habits, and try to eat more nutritious foods, and simple refined carbs in moderation. ...Read more

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Has there been evidence of success on Atkins diet and low carb foods?

Quite if........: If you are an "apple" build, with torso weight and high waisted-very good. If low waisted, with more weight on arms and legs-not as good. Low calorie/low fat may be better in that case. But apples have cholesterol and BP issues and the is no scientific question that low carb trumps low fat in this case! i have lost 40 lbs and have maintained this 17 yrs, on a personal note. Chol/hdl= 2.5, best! ...Read more

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Atkins diet cause bell's palsy?

Atkins diet cause bell's palsy?

Bell's Palsy: Probably not. This post viral complication is thought to be caused by a person's own immune system creating antibodies that attack the facial nerves on one side of the face. High protein diet is not to be blamed. ...Read more

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