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Low Carb Diet (Overview)

A low-carb diet emphasis dietary protein and fats, but limits carbohydrates like grains, starchy vegetables and fruit.


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Can the low carb diet work?

Can the low carb diet work?

Sure, but...: Those no carb diets all work by the same mechanism every diet on earth works by: less calories in. The key is that if you eat enough calories to gain weight but do it from fats and protein alone, it'll make you sick, so most people end up eating substantially less. Try it and see (myfitnesspal is a great app for this). Every 3500 cal missed (or so), another pound will fall off. ...Read more

Low Carb Diet (Overview)

A low-carb diet emphasis dietary protein and fats, but limits carbohydrates like grains, starchy vegetables and fruit.


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Low carb diet (Tip)

Low carb diet fad; the truth is moderation; complex carbs ok. ...See more

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How can the low carb diet feel?

How can the low carb diet feel?

It can cause some: People to feel weary. The problem with a very low carb diet is that when you start eating more normal amounts of carbs you can regain weight quickly. Take care. ...Read more

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Is the low carb diet a good diet?

Is the low carb diet a good diet?

Low carbs is theBEST: Low carbs is the beeest! Basically, your choices for each meal includes protein, fat, carbs, and veggies. It is always best to focus on protein and veggies. Avoid fats (fried foods, grease, etc. Avoid sugars and white carbs (white rice, bread, white pasta). Some brown carbs are ok since they seem to lead to a slower rise in sugar levels (keeps hunger from surging). Sooo, low carbs is the beeest! ...Read more

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Low carb diet (Tip)

Low carb diets don't have to have no carbs. Mediterranean diet is the best type of low carb diet. ...See more

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Examples of low carb diet please?

Examples of low carb diet please?

Meat and fiber: A low carb diet basically focuses on meat (hopefully lean protein like chicken or pork) with high fiber, low starch vegetables like leafy greens. Avoid grains and avoid root vegetables, as these are high in starch. Of course, avoid sugary snacks, as well. ...Read more

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Is the Low Carb Diet good for you?

Is the Low Carb Diet good for you?

Absolutely:LCHFfoods: =healthy, LFHC are not. Why? Carbs digested & absorbed as simple sugars, ↑ing blood sugar→ ↑ Diabetes & cancer. Water based creatures cannot store many water binding, low-energy sugars; thus convert them (in liver) into triglyceride fats for more energy-dense, less water-binding storage: driving ↑ triglycerides, lipoproteins (VLDL, LDL) & ↓ Large-HDL, thus ↑ed artery Ds, obesity & blood pressure. ...Read more

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Low carb diet (Tip)

Long term weight maintenance is possible with low carb diet. ...See more

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Howmany grams of fat in a low carb diet.?

Howmany grams of fat in a low carb diet.?

Depends on...: The number of grams of fat one should eat depends on the total number of calories he wants to eat each day, and the percent of calories he wants to be from carbs, fat, and protein. The site http://www. Freedieting. Com/tools/nutrient_calculator. Htm has a calculator. One can enter the total calories, such as 1500, and then the %, such as 20%carb, 40%fat, 40%protein, and get the results in grams/day. ...Read more

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Low carb diet (Tip)

Saturated fats actually help boost your metabolism when combined with a low carb diet. ...See more

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Low carb diet (Tip)

If monitored and followed correctly, a low carb diet will make you lose weight. Add exercise too! ...See more

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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more