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Why do low carb diets cause bad breath? Is there a way to fix this without loading on carbs?

Why do low carb diets cause bad breath? Is there a way to fix this without loading on carbs?

Yes: Low carb diets are rich in proteins. Odor producing bacteria in your mouth love proteins , so they multiply... Sometimes rinse with diluted peroxide (1:1) may help. If not - find a dentist who can do "full mouth detox" we do it exclusively in our breath center in calabasas, ca. ...Read more

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Diet (Definition)

Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more


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What causes off of a low-carb diet without gaining weight?

What causes off of a low-carb diet without gaining weight?

It's calories, not c: It's not carbs, but calories, that determine whether you'll lose weight. A calorie is a calorie to your body, and it takes 3500 to gain or lose a pound. Eat less, exercise more and you'll be fine. ...Read more

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Does low carb diet have a bad effect on kidney on long term ?

Does low carb diet have a bad effect on kidney on long term
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No it does not: A low carb diet is beneficial to kidneys, and many other organs. ...Read more

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Does low carb diet have a bad effect on kidney in long term?

Does low carb diet have a bad effect on kidney in long term?

Diet and kidney: Unless you have stage 3, or higher, of chronic kidney disease, you should have no problem with protein ingestion. At your age, i would presume that you do have normal kidney function, so protein intake should not be an issue for you. ...Read more

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Does low carb diet have a bad effect on my kidney in long term?

Does low carb diet have a bad effect on  my kidney in long term?

No: But theoretically when you eat lots of protein instead of just carbs you are making your kidneys work a little harder. I do not think there are any studies in humans which say you will have any consequences. In animals it is true that less protein and calories makes them live longer. But this is very controversial. ...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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Did a low carb diet 2012, lost weight & the felt great. Eating carbs again & feel tied. Is a low carb diet bad? Was supplementing vitb, not anymore.

In moderation, GOOD: A low carb diet in moderation is good. Carbs will cause weight gain, so limiting the amount of carbs you eat and supplementing with a good exercise program is very beneficial, and as you stated, may make you feel great again. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could my ultra-low carb diet have caused my prolonged diarrhea?

Could my ultra-low carb diet have caused my prolonged diarrhea?

Get checked: You've been asking a lot of questions on this site about prolonged diarrhea. I think it's time to see a doctor face-to-face! good luck. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

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


Low Carb Diet (Definition)

A low-carb diet emphasis dietary protein and fats, but limits carbohydrates like grains, ...Read more


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