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Name Two Food Examples Of Complex Carbohydrates
What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?
You got it backwards: Fruits and veggies are NOT simple carbohydrates! Simple carbohydrates are sugars and foods that easily break down into sugars, such as white flour, white rice, potatoes and juices. These readily raise our blood sugar, which is unhealthy. Complex carbohydrates are found in whole grains, most vegetables and fruits and generally contain fiber. These raise blood sugar less. See http://tinyurl. Com/y8f4cagu ...Read more
If I had to make a choice between two unhealthy foods, should I choose the oily fried foods or the sugary/simple carbohydrate food?
I've practical been ill the whole last month starting with a bladder infection for which I took antibiotics followed by a cold the next day. It took me two weeks to recover. Then I changed my nutrition to less sugar and carbs and added a lot of workout th
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Does carbohydrates like rice can make us fat? What are the examples of food that have a low carbohydrates?
Glycemic index is…: What to check about carbs: high index raises blood sugar fast, body secretes insulin, blood sugar drops rapidly, so still hungry. White rice/bread/potato/pasta all high glycemic index. Adding good fat or lean protein can help. Http://www. Health. Harvard. Edu/newsweek/glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods. Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's a start: If you can distribute your food including slow carbs like quinoa, amaranth, and buckwheat groats soaked for 8 hours, rinsed and cooked for 15 minutes with vegetables, berries, beans, and fish into 6 small equal meals followed by 10 minutes of movement like walking after each meal, stress reduction, and a good night sleep weight loss happens. ...Read more
The natural ones: In general, the content of the carbohydrates that you may want to avoid (simple/refined sugars) is lower in natural snacks (fruits, grains, etc.); and the carbohydrates present in those are much healthier than, for example, candy bars, chocolates, etc. ...Read more
I would like to know the foods, vegetables, fruits, and fluid that contain fermentable carbohydrates.
Simple sugars: Short chains of sugar molecules, that are easy to break down. Once these sugars reach your large intestine, bacteria rapidly ferment them. So any simple sugar or processed sugars in your diet, containing syrup, fructose, table sugar etc. Most vegetables are low in sugar. The sugar in fruits is usually bound to fiber, and released slowly. Processed foods with added sugars are to be avoided. ...Read more
What is a small list of everyday foods that I can eat without carbohydrates that will help me lose weight?
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Sugars: Carbohydrates are molecules composed of carbon and water (hydrate). These are readily found in most plant based foods such as starches (grains, breads, cereals, potatoes). They are also available in sweets such as candies and processed foods. Most soda pop that is not labeled "diet" contain lots of sugar. I would suggest using more natural and less refined sources of this. ...Read more
Tofu: Tofu, low carb beans, veggies.Get a more detailed answer ›
Taking much of carbohydrates, sugary food and drinks, can it call diabetes? Or is it just a myth?
No myth: Consuming large amounts of sugars & carbs (including drinks) causes your pancreas to secrete more & more Insulin to keep up with the excess sugar load. Eventually, your cells can become resistant to insulin, creating more glucose in your bloodstream. Your cells need the fuel, but it can't get inside them. Higher blood sugar leads to diabetes. Read dr. Mark hyman's "the blood sugar solution.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fresh: Fresh fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, and whole grains will boost carbohydrate intake without adding salt. ...Read more
Protein, good fats,: And carbs are called "macronutrients." Eat all three but stay lowest on carbs. Avoid bad fats in junk food, anything w/corn syrup. Good fats are olive oil and coconut oil. Avoid sugar. See doc for suggested diet. Spectracell labs in TX can test all your nutrients. Peace and good health. Carbs work together w/protein and fat and then the micronutirens like vitamins and minerals. ...Read more
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