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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

Carbs (Definition)

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


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Low carb high fat diets. Are they healthy?

Low carb high fat diets. Are they healthy?

Low-carb, high fat: Diet is not healthy under most circumstances. Check out www. Drmcdougall. Com and www. Nutritionfacts. Org for information on a healthy diet. They cite lots of research on the benefits of a low-fat, plant-based diet. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a list of low carb foods?

See below: Typically rice, pasta, bread, and wheat will be high in carbs. Low carb foods would include fish, chicken, beef, and most fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What's the best vegetables to eat doing low carb?

Several: Green leafy lettuces, asparagus, cucumber, radishes, tomatoes, beet greens, chard greens, celery, fennel, are he lowest veggies in carbs. If you want a good free web site go to fit day. Com and it will tell you the content of each food depending on weight. ...Read more

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Is it possible to succeed with low carb high fat diets?

Is it possible to succeed with low carb high fat diets?

Anything is possible: Low carb, high fat diets are good at short term weight loss but, as is true with all diets, don't fare well over the long term. Some people are outliers - you could be one of them. ...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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What would be the most common low carb but high in fibre food?

Vegetables: Most vegetables are low in carbohydrates and high in fiber. Fruits are higher in carbohydrates and lower in fiber than vegetables. Meat has no fiber, fowl and fish have no fiber. Whole grains and beans may contain a good amount of fiber but are high in calories compared to vegetables. Make half your plate fresh vegetables and you're off to a good start. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat that are low carb but good to eat when sick?

What foods can I eat that are low carb but good to eat when sick?

CNS: Chicken Noodle Soup is the traditional food we eat when we're sick - it only has 7 g of carb per serving: that's only 2% of your daily recommended allowance. ...Read more

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What're the effects of the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

What're the effects of the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

Controversial: My conclusion is that such a diet is likely to be less fattening, but more likely to result in more heart disease and hardening of arteries. The healthiest diet is one that limits whites like sugar, flour, rice, and pasta, includes unlimited vegetables, a lot of fruits and beans, some nuts and whole grains, 3 xs a week wild salmon, and uses almond milk; limits dairy, meats, and lots of oils. ...Read more

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Will low carb/30 min intervals help lose 9 lbs. Permently by may 2012?

Will low carb/30 min intervals help lose 9 lbs. Permently by may 2012?

Dreamer,: The word you need to lose is "permanently". I do believe you can lose 9 lbs by may 2012. Sounds like there is a special occaision planned. Having a goal is extremely important. My experience women are usually very successful when they are externally motivated. Now, "permanently" is the big issue. It is natural for weight to fluctuate a bit, so don't get too focused on the number on a scale. ...Read more

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What would be the most common low carb lunches I can easily bring to work?

Healthy lunch: A good lunch is lean proteins such as fish, turkey or chicken, prepared with little fat, with vegetables. Or in a salad. Another good choice is a black bean or quinoa salad with added vegetables. Spinach and salads are healthful when high-fat additions such as cheese and oil are limited. Almond butter on apple slices is low-carb, as is lean cheese with apple or pear. ...Read more

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What consequences result from the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

What consequences result from the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

Ketosis: Without enough carbs in the body, the body is going to search for glucose to run the muscles and the organs. It gets its fuel supply from breaking down fat - called ketosis. Its not the best or most efficient way to run the body. You need plenty of hydration to clean the ketones out thru the urine. Should be done under dr supervision. ...Read more

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Is taking high protein140g/day low carb <150g diet safe? 140pd male doing strenuous workouts for health&vanity.

Is taking high protein140g/day low carb <150g diet safe? 140pd male doing strenuous workouts for health&vanity.

Unsafe, unwise: I believe most extreme diets are unhealthy and unwise and this is a good example. I advise limiting protein to about 70 grams a day. Higher amounts puts stress on the kidneys, can cause osteoporosis and may reduce longevity- esp. If the main source is animal protein. I believe it's not wise to limit all carbs- but it is wise to limit sugars and starches. See http://tinyurl. Com/hqxta7c and comment. ...Read more

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Are low carb high fat diets bad? You can lose lots of weight, but is a long term approach not good for your health?

Not necessarily: This depends upon the fats eaten. Make sure they are good fats and the low CHO portion should be low in simple carbohydrates. Search simple carbohydrates and unhealthy fats, and avoid them. ...Read more

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Why is it conventional belief that any occurrence of deviation on a low-carb results in all weight regained? I need some advice.

Bogus: That's not conventional wisdom and completely bogus. No one (and I mean NO ONE) sticks to any diet 100% of the time. No one. ...Read more

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How about low-carb diets?

How about low-carb diets?

Low-carb diets: Low carb diets can clearly help you lose weight. Carbohydrates are broken down into simple sugars. They then enter your cells with help from Insulin and this gives you energy. Thus, you cannot decrease carbs too much. Although you can lose on a low carb diet, any diet that decreases calories can help you lose weight. Increasing your activity level is the most important factor to sustain it. ...Read more

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What to eat on a low carb/low sugar diet?

What to eat on a low carb/low sugar diet?

Lots: Lots of organic non-starchy vegetables. Adequate amounts of grass fed organic meats. Lots of water. Healthy fats such as coconut oil. ...Read more