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List 3 Examples Of Simple Carbohydrates
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Take a look: http://www.glycemicindex.ca/glycemicindexfoods.pdfGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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
For proper food combining, what would beans and potato be classified as? Protein and the latter starch/carb? Digestive probs.
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