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List Of High Fiber Low Carbohydrate Foods
Can you tell me what could I eat on a strictly whole-food, high-fiber, low simple-carbohydrate, low-fat diet?
Many!: French fries, white bread, cake, cookies, all sweets, baked potato, buns, beer (not light), sweet wine, skim milk, etc. The number of foods makes it a nightmare! ...Read more
Are there some fruits that have a high enough fiber content, so that the fruit sugar carbs don't get quickly digested (trying to avoid a sugar high)?
Glycemic index: Berries, cherries, apples and pears are all "low glycemic index" forms of fruit. They are also nutrient dense and must still be balanced out with heart healthy protein foods such as nuts. Combining a starch with a higher protein food can slow the uptake of simple sugars and reduce the glycemic load. If you are a diabetic be very careful with portion size. Even low glycemic foods can inc glucose. ...Read more
ALL CARBS HAVE: Calories, some more than others. The more complex a carb is, the more energy your body needs to burn to absorb the calories, so you will net less calories with the more complex carbs. ...Read more
Several!: It is good self-nutritional support to know these points! First, carbs are all carbohydrates, including sugar and fiber. Usually, the non-sugar carbs, after subtracting fiber, are starch. Net carbs are total carbs, minus fiber, both soluble and insoluble. Some foods may contain sugar alcohols, which have little impact on Insulin secretion, and therefore, do not act like carbs. ...Read more
I increased the amount of fiber in my diet and decreased simple carbs and now have cramps and bloating. What should I do to alevitate?
Too much?: This is common. Sometimes adding too much fiber too soon can do this. Just back off on the fiber and increase slowly, so your body can adjust. It also depends on what kind of fiber you are taking in, for ex: beans, broccolli can cause more gas than other foods. Psyllium seeds are a good source of gentle fiber. ...Read more
How scientifically-based do you think weight watchers is? It calculates points based on protein, fat, carbs, fiber. Fruits/vegs have no points.
Net: Net carbs. My advice on atkins s to stay away form franken-foods like atkins bars or atkins muffins. Eat real foot as close to natural state as possible. ...Read more
What is a good amount of calories, sugar, fiber, and carbs for granola? I like eating it as a snack for fiber.
Watch for sugar/fats: While granola has a reputation as a health food, most types are loaded with sugar and fat! Look for granolas with the least sugar you can find- no more than 10 grams per 1/4 cup. Ideally less than 100 calories & at least 3 gr. Of fiber per 1/4 cup is best. Avoid those with high fructose corn syrup or agave nectar! Try making your own: http://foodtrainers. Blogspot. Com/2011/02/oh-no-no-granola. Html. ...Read more
Can somebody tell me how much carbs n protein n fat n fiber we take in wieght watchers diet n how much calories we take with it tell thanx :)?
Too many individual: (& difficult to measure accurately enough) variables to be of any practical value. Calorie=near worthless measure. Why? Are approximated & ignores major differences in body responses to different foods containing same calories. Study: http://goo. Gl/RPGWXs, http://goo. Gl/uDGIwD & http://nusi. Org. Useful focus=↓carb intake quantity & tracking daily body wt, nude after 1st up, urinating & evacuating. ...Read more
Trying to lose 15lbs. Cardio 30 min/day; weights 20 min/day. Healthy diet. If I don't eat adequate carbs/protein/fat/fiber can't sleep at night. Why?
Why am I constipated even though I eat daily fiber and 2.5 liters of water each day. I also have a equal diet plan. Protein, carbs, veggies and fruit.
Constipation: The population is fixated on there bowels. Generally speaking a bowel movement up to every four days is normal if not painful. There are other causes for constipation because it sounds like you have a healthy diet. Hypothyroidism electrolyte imbalances such as low potassium and high calcium. Pain medication including opioid analgesics. May be idiopathic and medication may be beneficial. Would see m. ...Read more
Please, I need some 200-calorie balanced breakfast ideas, with proteins, fibers, healthy fats and a few carbs. The cheaper the better! Thank you! ?
Protein breakfast: Egg white omelet n wheat slice, low fat string cheese with egg whites, fruit with low-fat greek yogurt, almonts with low-fat greek yogurt with fruits. ...Read more
Took 3 blood sugar samples 1.5 hours after eating protein rich dinner + some carbs (fiber mostly). Readings were: 53, 57, & 61. Problem? Felt fine.
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
I want to know which foods are high in protein and low in carbohydrates. I want to gain muscle and lose fat.
Wrong forum: You are asking us to teach you things that are impossible to answer in 400 characters or less. You do not need a doctor to tell you what sugars and proteins are. ...Read more
What's the proper diet, for gerd? High fiber foods are casuing gas, which si bad, and I heard low fiber creates fat, which is bad too. I am confused.
Please see below:
One thing you can do to reduce your risk for heartburn and acid reflux disease is to eat low-fat, high-protein meals. Also, eat smaller meals more frequently; stop eating before you get too full.
It may also help if you avoid certain beverages and foods, like coffee and carbonated drinks as well. ...Read more
Beans/poultry/fish: The best proteins are plant sources such as beans/legumes/lentils/soy/tempeh, seeds and nuts. Followed by fish, eggs/ poultry (the white part and no skin), then wild game, lamb/veal/seafood, followed by beef and pork. Eat frequently-every 3 hours with a good fat such as olive oil, avocados or nuts to help with feeling full. ...Read more
Iam taking contrave to loss weight and Iam supposed to have 30 grams of protein and 30 G of carbs a day I need a list of food with low protein?
Dietician: My advice is to see a registered dietician at your local hospital. She will determine your ideal weight, calculate what your daily calorie intake should be considering your usual level of physical activity, critique your current eating habits and outline a proper sample diet especially for you. Usually only one or two visits are sufficient. You can be given a list of foods with their protein level ...Read more
What are some food that I can eat that's high in protein and fat but low in carbs? I always come up short in protein and I use calorie trackers.
Nuts may be best bet: Don't know whether you are looking for snack or regular foods. Of course meat would be the obvious answer, but nuts contain very good fats as well as significant protein. Almonds and walnuts are probably best. So do cheeses. Of course they have calories, but you do need fats and calories at your age to continue to develop normally. ...Read more
Endocrinologist/Dietician: Can you send a link to a list of highly popular brand named foods bought at grocery store low in carbs/sugar for diabetic?
Foods that are naturally low in carbs include: non-starchy vegetables and low-sugar fruits such as:
Salad Greens (lettuce, spinach, cabbage);
Swiss chard or other chard, collard greens, kale, bok choy; Herbs (basil, parsley, cilantro); radishes, sprouts, cucumbers, tomatoes; avocado, asparagus, broccoli, green beans, Brussels sprouts; meats, fish, and eggs. Otherwise read food labels. ...Read more
Whole grain, legumes: ...Fruits and vegetables. 100% whole wheat bread, brown rice and whole wheat crackers will be a hit with kids who like carbs. Most fresh fruits and green veggies are good sources of fiber, so prepare them in appealing ways. And don't forget legumes such as pinto or black beans and lentils which are packed with fiber. ...Read more