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What does a perdect low carb diet consint of? Breakfast lunch dinner!

What does a perdect low carb diet consint of? Breakfast lunch dinner!

High protein: Breakfast: eggs, egg white, low fat cheese, high protein, low carb shakes, bars, high protein cereal lunch: lunch meats, low carb wraps, salads with chicken, beef, turkey, eggs, fish dinner; fish, beef, chicken, turkey. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

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


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On an Atkins diet, so do you have any meal plans like a low carb breakfast/lunch/dinner?

On an Atkins diet, so do you have any meal plans like a low carb breakfast/lunch/dinner?

This is covered well: In all the atkins books. You can follow my tips for dinners on low carb diets. Howwever, I am not providing info on breakfast and lunch. There are almost an infinite vairiety of meals. My general recommendation is to go to a search engine and type in "atkins breakfast menus, " and do the same for lunch and dinner! best wishes-go low carb! ...Read more

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57 male, had light low carb breakfast, felt dizzy after 4 hrs fast, checked sugar on strip= 71 mg/dl. After 8 hr fast it is 114. Is this bad. Need med?

57 male, had light low carb breakfast, felt dizzy after 4 hrs fast, checked sugar on strip= 71 mg/dl. After 8 hr fast it is 114. Is this bad. Need med?

Maybe: Why are you checking your blood sugar levels? 71 is a normal glucose, 114 is minimally high after an 8hr fast. This may or may not be what is causing your dizziness. Go see a physician and get fasting bloodwork. ...Read more

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What is the ideal breakfast for someone with pcos / insulin resistance? Something to promote weight loss/low carb?

What is the ideal breakfast for someone with pcos / insulin resistance? Something to promote weight loss/low carb?

Breakfast: The important thing is not to skip breakfast. Low glycemic diet is important. Omega 3 rather than omega 6, trans fats and saturated fats are important. Fruit, veggies and protein should be an important part of any meal. Also, a morning and afternoon snack with a bit less less food at your meals, ie spread the calories around can also help. ...Read more

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Male 57, heavy eating/no control 8 hr fasting sugar=117 with low carb light breakfast it is 70 mg/dl. Is this impaired do I need any treatment.?

Male 57, heavy eating/no control 8 hr fasting sugar=117 with low carb light breakfast it is 70 mg/dl. Is this impaired do I need any treatment.?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Low carb diets work for me but are they healthy ?

Low carb diets work for me but are they healthy ?

Proper Calories: A proper diet is a low calorie high protein diet. We now know scientifically that the majority of our calories should come from protein sources with only 25% recommended from carbohydrates. ...Read more

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Low carb high fat diets. Are they healthy?

Low carb high fat diets. Are they healthy?

Low-carb, high fat: Diet is not healthy under most circumstances. Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com and www.Nutritionfacts.Org for information on a healthy diet. They cite lots of research on the benefits of a low-fat, plant-based diet. ...Read more

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Is taking high protein140g/day low carb <150g diet safe?140pd male doing strenuous workouts for health&vanity.

Is taking high protein140g/day low carb <150g diet safe?140pd male doing strenuous workouts for health&vanity.

Unsafe, unwise: I believe most extreme diets are unhealthy and unwise and this is a good example. I advise limiting protein to about 70 grams a day. Higher amounts puts stress on the kidneys, can cause osteoporosis and may reduce longevity- esp. if the main source is animal protein. I believe it's not wise to limit all carbs- but it is wise to limit sugars and starches. See http://tinyurl.com/hqxta7c and comment. ...Read more

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Are low carb high fat diets bad? You can lose lots of weight, but is a long term approach not good for your health?

Are low carb high fat diets bad?  You can lose lots of weight, but is a long term approach not good for your health?

Not necessarily: This depends upon the fats eaten. Make sure they are good fats and the low CHO portion should be low in simple carbohydrates. Search simple carbohydrates and unhealthy fats, and avoid them. ...Read more

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