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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. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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!). ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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! ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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! ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many grams of protein and carbs on a high protein low carb diet?

Depends: It depends upon how many calories you're supposed to be consuming, which depends upon height/weight/activity/etc. See a good registered dietitian. ...Read more

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If I have to find, in the stores, high protein / low carb snacks, are there other things besides the usual turkey jerky or buffalo jerky?

If I have to find, in the stores, high protein / low carb snacks, are there other things besides the usual turkey jerky or buffalo jerky?

Others include...: Low-carb snacks include celery with peanut butter, hard boiled eggs, nuts, cheese, lettuce wraps with lunch meat, etc... More ideas are at: http://lowcarbdiets. About. Com/od/whattoeat/a/snacks. Htm. ...Read more

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Is it okay to go on a low-carb and high protein diet, with 1 hour of physical activity, to lose weight and be healthy?

Is it okay to go on a low-carb and high protein diet, with 1 hour of physical activity, to lose weight and be healthy?

Won't harm: Low carb, high protein diets are the basis of several diets such as atkin's diet. It is important to note that the key to weight is not losing weight but maintaining as close to ideal weight as possible over time. Significant changes in diet that can not be sustained over the years is likely to lead to a weight loss/weight gain roller coaster that is not conducive to good health. ...Read more

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Could a high protein diet and low carb diet help me lose weight?

Not necessarily: Any diet that reduces calories lower than what you are burning up wiii cause you to lose weight. ...Read more

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Could a high salt diet or high protein & fat (low carb) be to blame for my water retention?

Could a high salt diet or high protein & fat (low carb) be to blame for my water retention?

Not entirely: The high salt would cause fluid retention in persons with heart or kidney disease. If healthy, you should not develop edema with this diet. It is important to note that high protein diet is not sure to be safe for kidneys for the long haul i. E. A year or more. If you have fluid retention, you need to have your kidneys and heart evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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At what point in time would an anorexic regain her period? BMI at 18.2. Originally weight at 18.7. Is low carb, high fat and protein diet beneficial?

BMI 18: I can't answer your question about periods, but a BMI of 18 is normal (18-25) and a low carb, high fat, protein diet perfectly okay. You should be trying to match your caloric need to your calories consumed. For example, if you're 5 feet, 5 inches (165 cm), at 18, your estimated caloric need is roughly 1600 to 1800 calories a day. Aim for that. ...Read more

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I've been gaining weight on a low carb (w veggies) high fat n protein diet (alot of nuts) but my periods r nt cmg bk? Lost it @ bmi of 18.8. Now 18.2.

I've been gaining weight on a low carb (w veggies) high fat n protein diet (alot of nuts) but my periods r nt cmg bk? Lost it @ bmi of 18.8. Now 18.2.

Amenorrhea: Being underweight is known cause of amenorrhea or lack of menses. Normal body mass index is 18.5-24.9. If you "lost" your menses at BMI 18.8 and now have BMI 18.2, then you're losing weight, not gaining, assuming your height hasn't increased. You might have to gain even more weight before you start menstruating regularly again. This also assumes that you haven't engaged in unprotected sex. ...Read more

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