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Is a diabetic to eat more of complex carbohydrates and reduce simple carbs...What are foods having complex carbs and will it cotrol PP sugar levels.

Is a diabetic to eat more of complex carbohydrates and reduce simple carbs...What are foods having complex carbs and will it cotrol PP sugar levels.

In general,: it is the glycemic index (GI) of the food that makes a significant difference in how the food affects PP glucose levels. The higher the GI the faster and the more it will increase blood glucose level. More complex carbohydrates tend to have lower GI than simple carbohydrates. Understanding GI can be very beneficial in controlling diabetes. A wealth of information about GI is available online. ...Read more

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Carbs (Definition)

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


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Can you tell me what could i eat on a strictly whole-food, high-fiber, low simple-carbohydrate, low-fat diet?

Can you tell me what could i eat on a strictly whole-food, high-fiber, low simple-carbohydrate, low-fat diet?

Good diet: You are exactly describing the Dean Ornish diet. Here is the answer to your question (click on the tab labelled "Prevention Food Guide Pyramid") - for specific suggestions: http://ornishspectrum.com/proven-program/nutrition/ ...Read more

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If i can't eat carbohydrates what can I eat instead?

If i can't eat carbohydrates what can I eat instead?

Among food : Groups, you can still eat proteins and fats. You can also eat leaf vegetables whose carbs are cellulose, which is non-digestable by humans. ...Read more

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What daily food I should eat and what is the benefit carbohydrates??

What daily food I should eat and what is the benefit carbohydrates??

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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I am intolerant to all grain based carbohydrates.. What else can I eat?

I am intolerant to all grain based carbohydrates.. What else can I eat?

Do you mean gluten?: If you mean wheat-based grains containing gluten, there are many alternative foods you can eat: quinoa, amaranth, rice, bulghur, kasha, millet, kamut, etc. More and more restaurants and stores are carrying gluten-free items. If you mean something else please let us know. Of course, you can also eat proteins, healthy fats, nuts, vegetables, yams, sweet potatoes, fruits, etc galore! ...Read more

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Is it considered unhealthy and even dangerous to not eat any carbohydrates at all?

Is it considered unhealthy and even dangerous to not eat any carbohydrates at all?

Yes, it would be: Yes it would be - i don't know how one would extract all carbs from their intake. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to the body to absorb simple and complex carbohydrates?

How much time does it take to the body to absorb simple and complex carbohydrates?

Eating: There is no simple answer to this question. It varies and is a complex issue based upon what else one is eating, what diseases one has; if one is on medication, etc. I would be interested what prompts the question. There seems to be little real life use for this information since it will change every day in each human. ...Read more

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Whats a good diet that allows you to eat fats/carbohydrates in moderation without gaining any weight?

Whole foods: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. Webpage: drfairchild.Org. ...Read more

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What to do if i know not to eat too much food with carbohydrates, what is the amount that I do need to eat?

What to do if i know not to eat too much food with carbohydrates, what is the amount that I do need to eat?

Type of carbs: You want to avoid large amounts of simple carbs (like sugar) but complex carbs are ok in reasonable amounts. Protein is good, but too much fat will reverse any benefit of avoiding carbs. And any diet without an increase in activity is doomed to fail. You need to burn more calories not just decrease your intake. Even if you start with simple walking... Just get our heart rate up. ...Read more