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I need to stay on a low carb diet because of candida, but I'm on such a restricted diet. How can I not feel so edgy all of the time?

I need to stay on a low carb diet because of candida, but I'm on such a restricted diet. How can I not feel so edgy all of the time?

Are you sure?: Candida is a questionable diagnosis. Your body needs a healthy, well-balanced diet. Has your primary physician diagnosed candida? If so, the next step would be to see a dietician. If you have received this diagnosis from another source, please check with your primary. Starving your body is never a solution a path to good health. ...Read more

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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I am over weight can I eat low carb or low fat to lose weight during this pregnancy. I'm 295 at last weigh in. I don't look it but I am. What to do?

I am over weight can I eat low carb or low fat to lose weight during this pregnancy. I'm 295 at last weigh in. I don't look it but I am. What to do?

Decrease intake.: Controlling how many calories you consume daily will be your best bet to control your weight. Your height also plays an important role (bmi) in your risk for complications of pregnancy, so consult with your obstetrician to set realistic goals of weight by the end of the pregnancy (gain less than 10 lbs would be a good idea). Avoid sodas, bread, pasta, fried food, eating out - prefer grilled food. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a high protein, low carb, low fat of about 800-900 calories a day diet to give a false negative on a pregnancy test?

Is it possible for a high protein, low carb, low fat of about 800-900 calories a day diet to give a false negative on a pregnancy test?

No.: Since the test measures the presence (for a positive test) of the hormone hCG, no foods or diet changes will affect the test result--either positive or negative. HCG is produced by specific cells in the developing placenta. ...Read more

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Are low carb high fat diets safe?

Are low carb high fat diets safe?

Safe but not healthy: Low carb is good especially low refined carbs but high fat is not good especially animal fats. Beware of foods that come from animals that walk on 4 legs (or that are mistreated!) eat lots of fruit vegetables grains high quality protein. If you are diabetic watch out for the fruit. There are a lot of very good websites that can advise you on healthy diets. And don't forget to be active! ...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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Will Atkins low carb skew a a1c?

Atkins HgA1c: Atkins diet results in weight loss and improved glucose tolerance so if u use this diet for at least a couple of months u will see improved a1c. ...Read more

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Examples of low carb diet please?

Meat and fiber: A low carb diet basically focuses on meat (hopefully lean protein like chicken or pork) with high fiber, low starch vegetables like leafy greens. Avoid grains and avoid root vegetables, as these are high in starch. Of course, avoid sugary snacks, as well. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of the Low Carb Diet?

What are the benefits of the Low Carb Diet?

LCHF foods have best: Track record for long term human health. LFHC, started by Ancel Keys based on cherry-picked observational data & made official *.gov policy by George McGovern, et. Al., drives Artery Disease, Diabetes, Cancer & Obesity, etc.; verified by public response, clinical research & many clinical trials. LCHF foods improve lipoproteins, blood glucose, BP & other physiologic responses + most feel better. ...Read more

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Benefits and dangers of low carb high fat ketogenic diets?

Benefits and dangers of low carb high fat ketogenic diets?

Extremes: I believe it is better for most to eat nearly everything in moderation instead of going on an extreme diet. I don't see how getting ketosis, which may reduce your appetite, can be good for the body. As for the high fat, too much saturated fat is likely harmful because it promotes inflammation. If you must, try unsaturated fat. ...Read more

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What are helpful recommendations for going on a low carb diet?

What are helpful recommendations for going on a low carb diet?

See details: No bread, pasta, sweets, desserts, sodas of any kind, junk food, etc. No snacking between meals. Control portion size. ...Read more

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Does a low carb diet lead to white poo?

Light color stool: Color of stool could vary depending on diet. Lighter color stools have been reported with very low carb diets. However, there are other medical conditions that may cause light color stools as well. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a low carb diet cause higher urine ph?

Can a low carb diet cause higher urine ph?

Possible: It depends on what's in your low carb diet. If you eat lots of protein and citrus fruits, your urine ph could be acidic. Which in itself is rarely a problem. You can dilute the acid urine by drinking more water. ...Read more

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Can a low carb diet cause more acidic urine?

Can a low carb diet cause more acidic urine?

Possible: It depends on what's in your low carb diet. If you eat lots of protein and citrus fruits, your urine ph could be acidic. Which in itself is rarely a problem. You can dilute the acid urine by drinking more water. ...Read more

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If I'm on low carb diet, can I have ice cream?

Depends: There are several brands of 'low carb' ice creams available at most supermarkets. You would need to check the nutrition label for the exact counts. Otherwise, regular ice cream is loaded with carbs (the bad ones) and will definitely not be acceptable on most low-carb diet programs. ...Read more

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Does low carb monster cause frequent urination?

Does low carb monster cause frequent urination?

WhereTheWildThingsR: I don't believe in monsters but if I did a monster that caused frequent urination would be awesome. Like, hilariously awesome. Anyway if you're talking about energy drinks then they're chock full of caffeine and, yeah, man, that'll make you pee a lot. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat lots of fiber on low carb diet?

Yes: Lots of fiber means fruits and vegetables. These are "good carbs" that are less caloric, less "glycemic" and less of a metabolic stress than sweets + starches. Atkins originally didn't allow much carb of any kind, but most doctors now recommend keeping the good carbs and focusing on limiting sugar, sugary drinks, sweets, commercial baked goods and starches. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more