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What foods can help add calories on a low carb, high protein diet?

What foods can help add calories on a low carb, high protein diet?

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.

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I am wondering what healthy food can I eat while drinking beer on a high protein low carb diet?

I am wondering what healthy food can I eat while drinking beer on a high protein low carb diet?

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.

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What would be the most common low protein and low carb foods?

What would be the most common low protein and low carb foods?

Most vegetables!: They are not macronutrient dense! Broccoli, cauliflower, greens, brussle sprouts, cabbage, lettuce. Does not apply to onions, nuts, fruits, carrots.

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Why do some people's bodies need low-carb, high protein/fat diets while others require high-carb low-fat?

Why do some people's bodies need low-carb, high protein/fat diets while others require high-carb low-fat?

Individuals: Everyone is different. There is no 'one size fits all' diet. Different body types have slightly different needs.

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I have been doing a paleo lifestyle for the past 2 months with good success. What are the risks of a diet like this? (low carb, high protein, organic)

I have been doing a paleo lifestyle for the past 2 months with good success. What are the risks of a diet like this? (low carb, high protein, organic)

HIgh protein Diet: None as long as there is some balance. You do need fats and some carbs and lots of good fluids. This is a very sound and scientifically sound way to eat.

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1.5 hrs after low carb/high protein dinner my gluc level was 57 (checked 3 times). Few minutes later consistently 81. I felt fine. Error in machine?

1.5 hrs after low carb/high protein dinner my gluc level was 57 (checked 3 times). Few minutes later consistently 81. I felt fine. Error in machine?

Test: Error possible but most lab testing devices are going to have a range of values even with a standardized sample. If you felt fine since all the values were fine, be happy. If you have a standard to test against you could try that to check the machine.

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What to do if I am on the low carb high protein diet. Can I eat veggie patties from moring star?

What to do if I am on the low carb high protein diet. Can I eat veggie patties from moring star?

At odds: Your low carb diet is, by definition, a high fat diet. Morning star is vegetarian, by definition low fat. You must make a choice: low fat or low carb. You can't do both at the same time. (i favor vegetarian, but you didn't ask!).

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Is it safe to be on a low carb, high protein diet if on Metaformin?

Is it safe to be on a low carb, high protein diet if on Metaformin?

Metformin: Not metAformin! That said, have you been taking metformin and has it been helpful. Can you please give me some idea why you are taking Metformin.

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I am an endomorph & follow a low carb high protein diet, why is it that I still gain weight if my carb sources come from grains (eg wholemeal bread)?

I am an endomorph & follow a low carb high protein diet, why is it that I still gain weight if my carb sources come from grains (eg wholemeal bread)?

Weight gain: You may be surprized but whole wheat bread has a greater glycemic index than a candy bar. That means that the bread is loaded with sugar. You have to modify your diet. Consult a dietician.

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I'm beginning a lifestyle change with a low carb high protein for improved fitness and weight loss. What is a good sweetener, for say plain yogurt?

I'm beginning a lifestyle change with a low carb high protein for improved fitness and weight loss. What is a good sweetener, for say plain yogurt?

Slightly different..: Greek yogurt is better than regular (unless you can get kroger's carbmaster. Go with two percent, without it beeing preflavored. There is more milk sugar in the 0% fat greek yogurt. Berries then can be added. I would sweeten with sucralose or splenda!

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I have hyperinsulinemia do I need to eat high protein and low carb.?

Need to lose weight: In a healthy way monitored by nutritionist, md.

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If I eat high protein low carb meals for months, can there be any permanent damage?

If I eat high protein low carb meals for months, can there be any permanent damage?

Depends: It depends where the protein is coming from. If from meats, then yes - heart disease, high cholesterol, kidney disease, liver disease, high blood pressure, etc. If from beans, legumes, veggies, soy, then far far less likely. And absolutely no increased cholesterol since that's only in animal products - meat, dairy, fish, eggs, animal fats/oils.

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How to eat on a high protein & low carb diet?

How to eat on a high protein & low carb diet?

Vegetables: Eat 4 oz meat with each meal and 4-8 oz of organic vegetables. Also 1 tablespoon of coconut or olive oil with each meal.

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Advice? Would low carb high fat/protein diet clog my arteries?

Advice? Would low carb high fat/protein diet clog my arteries?

Controversial: Conventional wisdom is "yes" but short term studies of patients on the adkin's diet (low carb, high fat) surprisingly had lower cholesterols. And it's unknown if the long term incidence of disease and death is affected.

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Can high protein low carb diets have an ill effect on neurofibromatosis?

Can high protein low carb diets have an ill effect on neurofibromatosis?

Probably okay: I don't know of any contraindications to high protein, low carb diet in nf type 1 or 2. However, still trust the advice of your neurologist, and of course be sure you don't have any other health conditions that could contraindicate this diet (liver disease, e.g.). Enjoy your healthy lifestyle, and good luck!

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