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What would the positive effects of running a mile every other day whilst maintaining a low carb diet be?

What would the positive effects of running a mile every other day whilst maintaining a low carb diet be?

Depends: How long does it take to run the mile? The ideal physical activity to stay healthy is about 45 minutes per day of moderate intense (difficult to sing) pr 22"5 minutes of high intensity (difficult to spea). A mile every other day isn't enough but it's a great start. Find time during the day to grab 5 minutes here and there to go up and down the staircase or take a brisk walk around the block. ...Read more

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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Howmany grams of fat in a low carb diet.?

Howmany grams of fat in a low carb diet.?

Depends on...: The number of grams of fat one should eat depends on the total number of calories he wants to eat each day, and the percent of calories he wants to be from carbs, fat, and protein. The site http://www. Freedieting. Com/tools/nutrient_calculator. Htm has a calculator. One can enter the total calories, such as 1500, and then the %, such as 20%carb, 40%fat, 40%protein, and get the results in grams/day. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a Low Carb Diet?

What are the complications of a Low Carb Diet?

Few, mostly good ∆es: Though some people have problems with constipation during 1st month, if they rapidly convert. Including lots of healthy saturated fats of natural origin (eg. Butter, high fat meats, coconut, palm, olive oils) typically prevents this complication & adds additional benefits: ↓.appetite, ↓ triglycerides, improved lipoproteins (LDL↓ & Large-HDL↑). Study NuSI. Org & my many answers on these topics. ...Read more

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What specific foods are considered a low carb diet?

What specific foods are considered a low carb diet?

Green veggies,: Barley, oats, bran, quinoa, bulfar, oatmelas, chicken, fish, well cooked meats. Consult a nutitionist ...Read more

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Any suggestions on what foods to eat on a low carb diet?

Any suggestions on what foods to eat on a low carb diet?

Veggies: Veggies are low in carbohydrates- eat to your hearts content. You can have meat, chicken, fish, turkey,
milk, dairy and cheese. Eggs are carb free. Nuts are carb free so enjoy. Fruits have some carbs- you can have in moderation. ...Read more

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Is candarell sweetener useful in a low carb diet?

Is candarell sweetener useful in a low carb diet?

Artificial sweetener: I would avoid artificial sweetenets as much as possible as they add to your sugar cravings although they are calorie free and some may spike insulin. ...Read more

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What are ways to keep a low carb diet if everything contains carbs?

What are ways to keep a low carb diet if everything contains carbs?

"Low carb": Not everything you eat contains carbs, as dr. Namey has pointed out: there are lean proteins & healthy fats. There are also good reasons to avoid wheat-related carbs, sugars, & processed foods anyway: http://tinyurl. Com/mof6qj8 however, high-fiber vegetables and fruits are types of "carbs" that give you good nutrients. So do limited amounts of complex carbs like quinoa, brown rice, etc. ...Read more

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Can a low-carb diet give me bad breath?

Yes: The release of ketones from the breakdown of fat can cause bad breath. ...Read more

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Does a low carb diet lead to white poo?

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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Do you need to count calories on a low carb diet?

Do you need to count calories on a low carb diet?

Somewhat: If you are not worried about muscle mass, you do not have to count calorie as much. It would be good to keep track of calories as a reference. Most people do well with taking 1500 to 1800 kcal per day especially when they are trying to loose weight. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would going on a low carb diet help me lose weight?

Hi docs, would going on a low carb diet help me lose weight?

Yes: In the short run, any diet will help you lose weight. Atkins doesn't have good record for long term success though. ...Read more

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What would be a good way to up my calories on a low carb diet?

What would be a good way to up my calories on a low carb diet?

Nuts: Nuts have no carbohydrates and are energy dense, you get about 200 calories in one ounce of nuts.
Meat chicken and fish also are protein and fat without carbohydrates. They don't have as many calories as nuts and seeds. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea for me to go on a low carb diet if I'm a 17 years old?

Is it a good idea for me to go on a low carb diet if I'm a 17 years old?

No: Your profile says you're 31 -? Regardless, low carb means high fat. You'd be better off with a mediterranean diet or a vegetarian diet. ...Read more

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If I'm on a low carb diet for a week then I go back to carbs can I lose weight?

If I'm on a low carb diet for a week then I go back to carbs can I lose weight?

Not for long!: You might lose a couple pounds the week you are on the diet but will almost certainly gain it back as soon as you go back. Research proves short-term diets don't work! The best way to permanently lose weight is to make permanent dietary changes you can follow for years. My favorite diet for both weight loss & optimal health: http://www. Drfuhrman. Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet. Aspx. ...Read more

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Need help when on a low carb diet should I be counting net carbs or total carbohydrates?

Low carb diet: Counting net carbs is the correct way to monitor carbohydrate intake, which includes total carbs minus fiber and minus sugar alcohols (if present). But better yet, I just recommend eliminating sweets and starches - simple and very, very effective. One should be realistic, though, and look carefully at those two words. Many people tend to sneak high glycemic carbs into the diet by incorrect choices. ...Read more

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I'm on a low carb diet cuz im insulin resistant. How many carbs should I be consuming a day?

I'm on a low carb diet cuz im insulin resistant. How many carbs should I be consuming a day?

"Carbs": This depends on the type of carbohydrates you mean. You need certain types for healthy body functioning. Vegetables & fruits are carbohydrates -- just as grains, potatoes, breads, and sweets are. However, sweets are full of sugars that raise your blood glucose too rapidly. Avoid those -- they'll make you store fat. Can eat high fiber veggies & fruits, beans, lentils, quinoa, brown rice, etc. ...Read more

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Is a low carb diet safe for people diagnosed with hyperlipidemia (spelling?). I'm a 40 year old female. I walk 3 miles a day.

Is a low carb diet safe for people diagnosed with hyperlipidemia (spelling?). I'm a 40 year old female. I walk 3 miles a day.

Absolutely: Low carbohydrate diet reduces insulin resistance which ultimately reduces lipogenesis or the synthesis of lipids hence will lower your cholesterol and even more your triglycerides. ...Read more

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What is the best fruit to eat on a low carb diet can you eat crackers with unsalted top on a low carb low colostrol diet?

What is the best fruit to eat on a low carb diet can you eat crackers with unsalted top on a low carb low colostrol diet?

Crackers are: Carbs and its best to avoid them. Ezekiel bread is made from sprouted grains and is a good substitute for carbs. It's in the frozen food section at the market and comes in a variety of types. A bit expensive but dense so it goes a longer way than regular bread. Best fruit is what is low on the glycemic index. Search for a chart on the net. Berries are best. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Sweden has reviewed 16000 peer reviewed articles and concluded a low carb diet is safe and good for health. Do american doctors agree?

Sweden has reviewed 16000 peer reviewed articles and concluded a low carb diet is safe and good for health. Do american doctors agree?

Low Carbs: Yes. Even the U.S. Government has changed and advocates this approach to nutrition and dieting. The U.S. Recommendations, backed up by science, is that 65% of calories should come from protein sources, 25% from carbohydrate sources and 15% from fats. ...Read more

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I find it very hard to lose weight even on a low carb diet, should I completely remove carbs from my diet even though I do a lot of cardio?

I find it very hard to lose weight even on a low carb diet, should I completely remove carbs from my diet even though I do a lot of cardio?

Overweight: Low carb diet is ok. Continue your exercise therapy. Make sure you do not have any thyroid or hormonal problems. It could cause metabolic syndrome and over weight. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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I was on a low carb diet for 4 weeks. I just started eating normal. I've been getting frequent constipation ever since and now I'm getting worried?

I was on a low carb diet for 4 weeks. I just started eating normal. I've been getting frequent constipation ever since and now I'm getting worried?

Low carb bound up: I was on a low carb diet for 4 weeks. I just started eating normal. I've been getting frequent constipation ever since and now I'm getting worried? ANS: likely related 2 low fiber n diet. It is not nice to fool with Mother Nature. Loosen up & don't worry. I recommend the DASH Diet 4 best all around diet. Here is Kindle book id. Get read and use. Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8
It will all pass. ...Read more

Probiotic (Definition)

Probiotics, by definition, are beneficial bacteria that live in our intestinal tract to help us maintain health intestines and colon. There are several species of these bacteria that are helpful to us including lactobacillus acidophilus. The meats we eat contain antibiotics that kill our natural bacteria that reside in our gut. Today, you will replace these ...Read more


Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more