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Doctor insights on: Low Sugar Low Fat High Calorie Foods

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Could you tell me what happens if you eat low calorie, low fat, yet high in sugar?

Could you tell me what happens if you eat low calorie, low fat, yet high in sugar?

No so healthy: Regardless of what you are eating, excess calories leads to weight gain. If you eat low calorie but largely junk sugar diet, you may not be gaining weight but you are also not giving your body optimum nutrition. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?

Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?

Not that Simple: Endurance, slow twitch, red muscles (eg. Cardiac muscle) primarily burn fat. Higher strength, quick twitch, more white/less red (lower capillary density/blood flow) muscle burns more sugar. No scientific evidence that sat. Fats, of natural origin, less healthy than carbs/protein, indeed opposite true. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, dietdoctor, nusi.Org, lustig. ...Read more

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Most low fat and fat free foods are high in sugar. However i'm told these are better choices when it comes to dairy. Should i eat whole or low fat?

Most low fat and fat free foods are high in sugar. However i'm told these are better choices when it comes to dairy. Should i eat whole or low fat?

Opinions, opinions: I don't think it will matter too much - so a big part of your answer will be which you like better. Also different brands can differ. But, i've heard from nutritionist friends that the range from whole to fat free is much smaller than the public thinks. If you have gall bladder problems or a specific reason to avoid fat, think non-dairy! otherwise, read labels & buy what you like. ...Read more

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Can you please talk about which is generally healthier - food that is low in calories, sugar or fat?

Can you please talk about which is generally healthier - food that is low in calories, sugar or fat?

Balanced diet: A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day is generally considered healthy. ...Read more

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Have been losing approx 1lb per day. Yesterday ate 530 calories less than daily amount plus burned 240 calories but gained .6lbs. What am i doing wrong? Ate no junk food, low fat, cals, carbs.

Have been losing approx 1lb per day. Yesterday ate 530 calories less than daily amount plus burned 240 calories but gained .6lbs. What am i doing wrong? Ate no junk food, low fat, cals, carbs.

Not a daily effect: Keep a dietary journal and graph your weight on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Add cross training: high and low impact aerobics and remember that diet= what you eat, what you do and who you are. Exercise with a picture of yourself at a thinner weight ( who you are ) and also have a picture of yourself ( or someone you want to look like) placed on your dressing mirror. High protein, 1500 cal diet. ...Read more

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Which is best diet for permanent fat loss? Aikins high fat type diet or high carb low fat or low calorie diet. Confused.

Which is best diet for permanent fat loss? Aikins high fat type diet or high carb low fat or low calorie diet. Confused.

Diet: It's tough to change your diet at age 71. Go online and look at the several options for good diet control. My preference is "NuVal" but the others are good. Don't forget to exercise regularly but start slowly and increase as you feel stronger. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended high protein, low calorie & low sugar foods?

What are reliable, doctor-recommended high protein, low calorie & low sugar foods?

Many!: Meats (all lean), cheeses, greens, spinach, beans, lentils. Too many to name. Whey protein-great supplement. Many high protein-no or low-sugar products made by eas and atkin's. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in the gym. but I'm just curious what a low-fat, low-calorie, high protein diet will do to my body. will I gain weight?

Can you tell me in the gym. but I'm just curious what a low-fat, low-calorie, high protein diet will do to my body. will I gain weight?

Depends.: on total calories in versus out. WIth exercise, the weight loss WON'T be all from muscle loss; without it, that is likely to occur. 10xweight = calories used daily 100-500 additional / hr from exercise; 4000 calories is a pound. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ has additional info on the psychology of weight loss. ...Read more

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Can you suggest healthy, filling foods? Have been using soup, tea... so many of my snacks just don't satisfy. Was trying low calorie, low fat snacks.

Can you suggest healthy, filling foods? Have been using soup, tea... so many of my snacks just don't satisfy. Was trying low calorie, low fat snacks.

Diet: I strongly suggest that you go on-line to "NuVal" where you will find the good, not so good, and bad for you foods. You should have no trouble finding food that are best for you. Some of the scores will surprise you but pay attention to what you read on the list of foods. ...Read more