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When you go on a low carb diet do you tend to urinate more ?

When you go on a low carb diet do you tend to urinate more ?

Depends: If you're on an extremely low carb diet, meaning less than 50g of carbs a day, then your body after a certain amount of time can go into a ketotic state. (ketosis). Acidic environment of blood. In order for your body to compensate it may cause you to have increased respiratory rate (blow off co2) or urinate in order to cause an alkaline state in your blood. (contraction alkalosis). ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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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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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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I have been on a low-carb diet for two weeks and the last few days my urine has been tea colored instead of yellow. Should I be worried?

I have been on a low-carb diet for two weeks and the last few days my urine has been tea colored instead of yellow. Should I be worried?

Not the diet: It is not likely that the diet is causing the changes in urine color, unless it's a fixed diet. Any reason to believe you got dehydrated? What do you do for fun? Any possible intense exercise lately? Taking any new supplements? Have you ever passed a kidney stone? Any other symptoms, burning, abdominal pain, fever? ...Read more

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What approaches work best to go on a low-carb diet?

What approaches work best to go on a low-carb diet?

By starting one: The best way is to start such a diet in the first place. No bread, pasta, desserts, sodas of any kind, junk food, fast food and snacking. Control portion size. ...Read more

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What exactly does it really mean to go on a low carb diet?

What exactly does it really mean to go on a low carb diet?

That you eat less: Those no carb diets all work by the same mechanism every diet on earth works by: less calories in. The key is that if you eat enough calories to gain weight but do it from fats and protein alone, it;ll make you sick, so most people end up eating substantially less. Try it and see (myfitnesspal is a great app for this). Every 3500 cal missed (or so), another pound will fall off. ...Read more

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I am 490 pounds and I am going to go on a low carb diet. How low should I start my carbs on my diet & what's my daily recommended intake for fat loss?

I am 490 pounds and I am going to go on a low carb diet. How low should I start my carbs on my diet & what's my daily recommended intake for fat loss?

Expert: At that weight i would recommend you consult a bariatric physician and good nutritionist. The information you will get on line is going to be varied, confusing and not personal. You need personal, direct and specific counsel. I applaud your decision and wish you the best! keep at it! ...Read more

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Is it true that it's really possible and easily possible to go on a low carb diet?

Yes: You need to understand that the term low carb is miss used all the time. ..Reducing carb will help you loose weight .But cut out soda, sugar , and other sugar related foods will help also.Our web page give you free information that might help.See our newsletters at www.Weighstation.Net. Lots of recipes in every one. It will help you understand how to eat"lowcarb". ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


Carbs (Definition)

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