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Doctor insights on: List Of High Fiber Low Calorie Foods

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116 lbs overweight. Started high protein/fiber, low calorie diet. Eating more than usual but less calories and fat. Lost 3.4 lbs in 3 days. Ok? Eating1300-1400 calories per day. Never hungry for more

116 lbs overweight. Started high protein/fiber, low calorie diet. Eating more than usual but less calories and fat. Lost 3.4 lbs in 3 days. Ok? Eating1300-1400 calories per day. Never hungry for more

Congratulations: Congratulations on attempting to lose weight! the problem with diets is that they are sometimes unsustainable. If you are eating 1300 calories per day and are not hungry this is a sign that you were maybe overeating before. The best solution is to make long term lifestyle changes. Losing a pound a day may be too much, a more realistic goal is 2-4 lbs per week. ...Read more

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Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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I had 1, 200 calories in a day and 27g fiber. Is that too much fiber for a low calorie count if that's all in a day?

I had 1, 200 calories in a day and 27g fiber.  Is that too much fiber for a low calorie count if that's all in a day?

Carbohydrates: 27 grams of carbohydrates is 108 calories. This is well below the 25% threshold one should stick to in a properly balanced diet. If you are getting more than 27 grams of carbohydrates in general you can multiply each gram by four calories to get your total count. Ideally one should be under 25% of total calories for carbohydrates. ...Read more

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Should I eat low calorie and high protein foods to lose weight and build muscle? Even if I don't workout much?

Should I eat low calorie and high protein foods to lose weight and build muscle?  Even if I don't workout much?

Improving your food: plan is a good idea but please consider some form of exercise. They mutually help each other. Baby steps. 10 minutes of walking to start. Move to 15 or 20. Boredom stops people from exercise. Use headphones if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended high protein, low calorie & low sugar foods?

What are reliable, doctor-recommended high protein, low calorie & low sugar foods?

Many!: Meats (all lean), cheeses, greens, spinach, beans, lentils. Too many to name. Whey protein-great supplement. Many high protein-no or low-sugar products made by eas and atkin's. ...Read more

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Cut back 600 calories a day (same high-fiber nutritious foods, just smaller portions) to lose weight. Still daily bms but now hard. Diet the reason?

Cut back 600 calories a day (same high-fiber nutritious foods, just smaller portions) to lose weight. Still daily bms but now hard. Diet the reason?

Very possibly: ....but I would think the bigger problem might be water intake, though that surprises me. Your question suggests you are knowledgable about healthy eating and I would guess that you are pretty good about drinking water. In any event, especially with this few calories you need 8-12 glasses a day. Make sure you are getting at least 1000 ca/day; fewer is unsafe. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you eat low calorie, low fat, yet high in sugar?

Could you tell me what happens if you eat low calorie, low fat, yet high in sugar?

No so healthy: Regardless of what you are eating, excess calories leads to weight gain. If you eat low calorie but largely junk sugar diet, you may not be gaining weight but you are also not giving your body optimum nutrition. ...Read more

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If i eat a couple of high-calorie meals and 1 low-calorie meal, will that still help me lose weight?

If i eat a couple of high-calorie meals and 1 low-calorie meal, will that still help me lose weight?

As long as total1500: You can split the total calories the way you want as long as all meals calories add up to your desire of consuming 1500 calories for a day, you will lose weight. ...Read more

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What are some low glycemic and low calorie foods?

What are some low glycemic and low calorie foods?

Low Glycemic Index: Dr. Ann de wees allen is the world's leading authority on glycemic index (the type and/or quality of carbohydrates in a particular type of food & how a specific food reacts metabolically as it is directed. For very detailed and accurate information on this topic please check out the glycemic research institute at www.Glycemicresearchlaboratories.Com. One low glycemic beverage is bskinny coffee. ...Read more

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What are some low calorie foods that are filling?

What are some low calorie foods that are filling?

Greens: Green leafy vegetables. However its not about calories it is about macronutrients: fat, protein, carbohydrates. Each macronutrient has sub groups. It is about eating the right macronutrients in proper amounts and not counting calories. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a low calorie diet healthy if the foods are healthy but low calorie?

Please answer me. Is a low calorie diet healthy if the foods are healthy but low calorie?

See below: Depends on what you mean as low calorie..and what you consider healthy I might no so give me more of what you are asking! ...Read more