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What are some examples of refined sugars?

What are some examples of refined sugars?

Yes: Refined sugars include table sugar (sucrose), brown sugar, and high-fructose corn syrup (hfcs). However all sugars act similarly on your metabolism whether refined or not. Fructose is metabolically more toxic than glucose: table sugar is 50% fructose; honey 50%; hfcs 65%; agave nectar 75%. So the best approach may be to simply avoid all sugars. ...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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I'm a new vegan (4 months) and don't eat soy or tofu. What are the best sources of complete proteins (including combinations of foods)? Thank you.

I'm a new vegan (4 months) and don't eat soy or tofu. What are the best sources of complete proteins (including combinations of foods)? Thank you.

What fun awaits!: Lots of info - enjoy, but be careful. A start: -veggies, fruits -spirulina, 60-70% protein -quinoa, amaranth -bee pollen, 25% protein -beans, lentils -hemp http://www.Ordinaryvegan.Net/veganguide/ libraries will have books galore. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Please list the top ten foods with high protein and carbohydrates?

Please list the top ten foods with high protein and carbohydrates?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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What types of beans are allowed on the specific carbohydrate diet?

What types of beans are allowed on the specific carbohydrate diet?

What is the purpose?: What is the intention for this diet? In general, unless you are allergic to the bean, all edible beans are usually good for you. ...Read more

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What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?

What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?

You got it backwards: Fruits and veggies are NOT simple carbohydrates! Simple carbohydrates are sugars and foods that easily break down into sugars,such as white flour,white rice, potatoes and juices.These readily raise our blood sugar, which is unhealthy.Complex carbohydrates are found in whole grains,most vegetables and fruits and generally contain fiber. These raise blood sugar less. See http://tinyurl.com/y8f4cagu ...Read more

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Does carbohydrates like rice can make us fat ? What are the examples of food that have a low carbohydrates?

Does carbohydrates like rice can make us fat ? What are the examples of food that have a low carbohydrates?

Glycemic index is…: What to check about carbs: high index raises blood sugar fast, body secretes insulin, blood sugar drops rapidly, so still hungry. White rice/bread/potato/pasta all high glycemic index. Adding good fat or lean protein can help. http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsweek/glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods.htm. ...Read more

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What are some examples of low carb diets?

What are some examples of low carb diets?

Low carb diet: Two things -- 1: Go to a library near you and get help from the staff to find carb diet. 2: Have your doctor refer you to a dietician who will help you with food, drink, and exercise. ...Read more

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What are some examples of food sources of dietary fiber?

What are some examples of food sources of dietary fiber?

Complex question: In general, plant foods contain fiber (so vegetables, legumes, whole fruits, grains). There are different types of fiber, and loads of charts on the internet that review the types of fibers in different food sources. ...Read more

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Where can I find the carb values of vegetables and grains such as toor dal, wheat, mung beans, etc.?

Where can I find the carb values of vegetables and grains such as toor dal, wheat, mung beans, etc.?

Carb values: Please see www.webmd.com You can also look up Doctor Mercola or Doctor Weil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Pls mention Low Glycemic Index foods? Which type of rice? Which type of flour? Which type of gram? Which type of vegetables & fruits?

Pls mention Low Glycemic Index foods? Which type of rice? Which type of flour? Which type of gram? Which type of vegetables & fruits?

Foods: Two options - not exclusive of each other. 1: See a dietitian. 2: Go on-line and find "NuVal" - a system that lets you know the relative importance of the food you are taking. Some will please you - some will surprise you. ...Read more

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Need a list of foods with vitamin a?

Need a list of foods with vitamin a?

Foods with Vit. A: Please refer to my response above. Thank you. ...Read more

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Which foods are included on a renal diet?

Which foods are included on a renal diet?

Low protein: Low dairy, low potassium. The latter means restrict potaoes, oranges, bananas, and squash. Also, strict low salt intake under 2000mg of sodium per day. Renal diet should be associated with fluid restriction under 1.5 quarts per day of all kinds of fluid intake. Not encouraging fluids like most people think! ...Read more

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Could you give me some examples of low roughage foods and then a list of clear liquid diet foods ?

Could you give me some examples of low roughage foods and then a list of clear liquid diet foods ?

Ok......: you cannot stay on a clear liquid diet for enough time to have it lower weight. you CAN increase water/flavored water at the expense of less food (like rehydrating after exercise) and that is reasonable. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/low-fiber-diet/art-20048511 ...Read more

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What type of foods are considered as complex carbohydrates?

What type of foods are considered as complex carbohydrates?

Non-refined carbs: Carbs tend to be divided into Complex and Refined. Complex carbohydrate sources, such as whole-grain breads, starchy vegetables and beans have a lower glycemic index because they take longer for your digestive system to break down. ...Read more

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Are sugars straight from fruits bad for phase 3 of the hCG diet?

Small amounts ok: In the recovery phase you must weigh yourself daily, and if weight increases than , skip breakfast and lunch, drink plenty of water; eat huge steak with an apple and raw tomato for dinner. ...Read more

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What gives us the most energy: sugar, starch or fiber?

What gives us the most energy: sugar, starch or fiber?

Naturally occurring: Nutrition is not a gimmick. We were designed to eat naturally occurring food ...Read more

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For proper food combining, what would beans and potato be classified as? Protein and the latter starch/carb? Digestive probs.

For proper food combining, what would beans and potato be classified as? Protein and the latter starch/carb? Digestive probs.

Foods ?: You can always check food compositions on Google but don't treat eating as a chemistry class. Beans also have carbs which cause many people to have a lot of intestinal gas and it may offend people nearby them. ...Read more