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Low Carb Foods High In Potassium
Vegetables: Most vegetables are low in carbohydrates and high in fiber. Fruits are higher in carbohydrates and lower in fiber than vegetables. Meat has no fiber, fowl and fish have no fiber. Whole grains and beans may contain a good amount of fiber but are high in calories compared to vegetables. Make half your plate fresh vegetables and youre off to a good start. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel run down and fatigued after having a high junk food (simple carb) diet then switching to a low carb healthy one? If yes, how long?
See below: Meat, eggs fish , cheese at times , poultry..To start. You can find information at www.Weighstation.Net see newsletters and dietitian..Hope this helps. ...Read more
My friend had high fat low carb diet and omit wheat, rice, sugar oat and all other cereals from food list. Is it safe? M indian n can"t forego wheat.
Fad diet: This "pop" diet -- despite the elaborate "scientific theory" presented by its proponents -- probably works like most of the other diet fads by limiting food choices. It's your friend's business; i trust this person will use appropriate, cost-effective supplements as needed if it's too restrictive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid simple sugars: Avoid soft drinks, table sugar, bread, pasta, starches, ice cream, anything with high fructose corn syrup. Eat vegetables, salads, beans, whole fruits with low sugar contents, chicken, fish and lean meat. Keep in mind that a can of beer has about 13 grams of sugar and drinking a few can take the low out of your low carb diet. ...Read more
Does eating high fat but low carb foods make you lose weight but higher cholesterol levels or is ingested fats also stored as fat in our bodies?
Fat has calories: Fatty foods are packed with calories, twice the number of carbs or proteins for the same amount of food. So high fat is not going to help you lose weight just because you are avoiding starches and sugars (carbs). Your total calorie intake needs to go down and/or your exercise up to lose weight. Start reading labels with portion size and calorie content as well as the breakdown carb/protein/fats. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Safe but not healthy: Low carb is good especially low refined carbs but high fat is not good especially animal fats. Beware of foods that come from animals that walk on 4 legs (or that are mistreated!) eat lots of fruit vegetables grains high quality protein. If you are diabetic watch out for the fruit. There are a lot of very good websites that can advise you on healthy diets. And don't forget to be active! ...Read more
Extremes: I believe it is better for most to eat nearly everything in moderation instead of going on an extreme diet. I don't see how getting ketosis, which may reduce your appetite, can be good for the body. As for the high fat, too much saturated fat is likely harmful because it promotes inflammation. If you must, try unsaturated fat. ...Read more
Eat low carb 2000+ cal. Recent very rapid weight loss, beta thalassemia, high fructosamine/post prandial and frequent urine smells sweet. Please help
Need to lose weight:
In a healthy way
monitored by nutritionist, md. ...Read more
I lift weights 5/week cardio 3/week. high fat high protein low carb diet, will soy supplement significantly affect my muscle growth (testosterone)?
Green veggies,: Barley, oats, bran, quinoa, bulfar, oatmelas, chicken, fish, well cooked meats. Consult a nutitionist ...Read more
Most vegetables!: They are not macronutrient dense! broccoli, cauliflower, greens, brussle sprouts, cabbage, lettuce. Does not apply to onions, nuts, fruits, carrots. ...Read more