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Doctor insights on: Low Carb Watercress Soup

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Can you have taco or tortilla soup on a low carb diet?

Can you have taco or tortilla soup on a low carb diet?

YES: Low carbs does not mean "no carbs." instead, you are more selective about which carbs you include in a diet where protein is the dominant food source. In general, avoid the most common delayed food allergens (e.g., cow's milk, wheat, and sugar) as they can cause inflammatory reactions. If tacos and tortilla soup are corn-based they are ok. Use milk (e.g., rice) and sugar (e.g. Stevia) substitutes. ...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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How much weight could i lose in 12 days if i only ate low carb soup with spinach, chicken breast and an egg white in it?

How much weight could i lose in 12 days if i only ate low carb soup with spinach, chicken breast and an egg white in it?

It is a slow process: You will likely lose some weight but do not expect a big change in such as short time. If you can lose one pound per week, you are doing well. This should be your goal but it will require cutting down food to about half of your normal caloric intake and also doing exercise daily. Together with exercise, caloric reduction will give better results. ...Read more

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What is meant by low carb high fat?

What is meant by low carb high fat?

Food Components: Generally, the components of all food (which can be burned to release calories) are composed of carbohydrate, fat &/or protein molecules. The rest is water, indigestable + trace vitamines & minerals. Carb refers to carbohydrates, meaning sugar molecules, both simple &/or complex. Fat refers to all fat (aka oil, lipid, hydrocarbon) molecules. Use google images to see the molecular patterns of atoms. ...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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Anyone know what is a list of low carb foods?

See below: Typically rice, pasta, bread, and wheat will be high in carbs. Low carb foods would include fish, chicken, beef, and most fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What's the best vegetables to eat doing low carb?

Several: Green leafy lettuces, asparagus, cucumber, radishes, tomatoes, beet greens, chard greens, celery, fennel, are he lowest veggies in carbs. If you want a good free web site go to fit day.Com and it will tell you the content of each food depending on weight. ...Read more

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Is it possible to succeed with low carb high fat diets?

Is it possible to succeed with low carb high fat diets?

Anything is possible: Low carb, high fat diets are good at short term weight loss but, as is true with all diets, don't fare well over the long term. Some people are outliers - you could be one of them. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me what exactly is considered "low carb"?

Low carb: There is probably too much emphasis on 'low carb' the emphasis should likely be on low processed sugar food product. Carbohydates as a generic term are not necessarily bad. If you eat natural foods rather than processed foods you are likely better off. ...Read more

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What would be the most common low carb but high in fibre food?

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