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Lean Cuisine Low Carb Frozen Dinners
Could I still be pre-diabetic or have IFG if morning gluc numbers are ALWAYS normal (<90) after low carb dinner the night before? Is data relevant?
Yes, could still be: Hi. Prediabetes can be determined 3 ways: fasting serum glucose, serum glucose 2 hours after a 75 gram glucose challenge, and A1c. It is possible to have normal fasting glucose, yet meet diagnostic criteria for prediabetes by either of the other two means. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. Good luck! ...Read more
Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more
As I am an endomorph, how lean could i naturally get with diet & hard weight training? I've been on low carb for about a yr nd im about 12-15% bodyfat
Too lean: You are too lean, in fact almost anorexic. Consider that to join the navy seals you need a body fat of approximately 20-25 percent. ...Read more
I ate a choc. covered rice crispy treat that had 34 carbs 3 hrs after a low carb dinner and my BG was 97. 3 hrs later it was 169. Is this normal?
Yes.: BG goes up and down depending on a LARGE number of factors. One of those factors is what you eat. Measuring BG for curiosity has its place , but generally fasting, pre meal and 2 hour after a meal BG are the most interesting to us docs. Please talk to your doc so they can help you understand the results. ...Read more
I am an endomorph as I've been on a low carb diet for about a yr & im about 12-15% bodyfat, is this as lean i can naturally get?Height-5ft7 weight-74kg
1.5 hrs after low carb/high protein dinner my gluc level was 57 (checked 3 times). Few minutes later consistently 81. I felt fine. Error in machine?
Test: Error possible but most lab testing devices are going to have a range of values even with a standardized sample. If you felt fine since all the values were fine, be happy. If you have a standard to test against you could try that to check the machine. ...Read more
Not necessarily: There is no single diet that is best for everyone. I believe it is wise to minimize sugars and simple starches, but i believe a diet with whole grains, vegetables, fruit and low-fat proteins is healthier than a strict low carb diet (which is relatively high in fat and protein). See http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/01/20/diet-and-health/ for my essay on the pros and cons of various diets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is covered well: In all the atkins books. You can follow my tips for dinners on low carb diets. Howwever, I am not providing info on breakfast and lunch. There are almost an infinite vairiety of meals. My general recommendation is to go to a search engine and type in "atkins breakfast menus, " and do the same for lunch and dinner! best wishes-go low carb! ...Read more
I have PCOS but normal weight.At one point in my life my BMI was low(19/20).only then my periods became more regular.Low carb help lean pcos as well?
Does foul smelling poop mean anything? I practically eat low carb, lots of veggies and nuts. Always a meat or fish as protein with lunch and dinner.
No: Nope. There's sprays for that...Get a more detailed answer ›
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