I need a good Low-Carb diet? Are there any suggestions besides ATKINS!?
Topic: I need a good Low-Carb diet? Are there any suggestions besides ATKINS!?
September 23, 2019 / By Katheryn Question:
I went to the doctor's today and they told me to go on a low-carb diet, but not Atkins, because it is unhealthy, but I do not know what to do? Any suggestions on what I should do, such as: how many grams of carbs should I eat a day or any other information about the carb intake.
Best Answers: I need a good Low-Carb diet? Are there any suggestions besides ATKINS!?
Helga | 7 days ago
In answer to your question, at the bottom of this reply I have listed a good Internet resource that specializes in low carbohydrate diets (other than Atkins).
It is a free resource.
From that site, you can get free low carb dietary information, guidelines, carb counters, food lists, and other things to help you stay on track. The site also has free weight loss exercise programs.
For clarification, a low carbohydrate diet does not have to be a no carbohydrate diet. You are allowed to consume an amount of good carbohydrates.
As a starting point, I recommend obtaining about 15% of your calories from carbohydrates. If you get about 35% of your calories from proteins, this means getting about 50% of your calories from fats.
If you want to be healthy as well as lastingly lean, test a 15/35/50 diet. Adjust it as necessary for your particular circumstance.
Think of this as a suggestion for the beginning of an experiment to discover the level of low carbohydrate diet that works best for you as an individual.
The key to successful low carbohydrate diets is to limit processed (refined, unnatural) carbohydrates. There are many unprocessed carbohydrates, like green leafy vegetables (rich in nutrients), that are an excellent supplement to proteins and fats.
The bottom line for a good low carbohydrate diet : consume about 60 grams of carbohydrates daily.
There is no reason ever to consume less than about 50 grams of carbohydrates daily, and nearly all (but preferably all) should be unprocessed.
To lose body fat, get your carbohydrate intake down to that level and stay there until you are at your ideal percentage of body fat. All that requires is keeping track of your carbohydrate intake: just keep it between 48 and 72 grams daily.
Once you are at your ideal percentage of body fat, raise your carbohydrate intake slightly. Still, keep it under 100 grams daily—and simply cut back if you find yourself regaining body fat.
Such a diet promotes lasting weight loss rather than temporary weight loss. Instead of "burning" carbs, you will "burn" fat; you will shift from a carb-burning to a fat-burning metabolism. The best way to lose body fat is to enable your body to use that fat as fuel.
I hope this information helps you, Lulu.
All best wishes and good luck with your diet!
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Originally Answered: Suggestions for Low-Carb Atkins diet?
Your chances are average. It really depends on the person. You could buy the little pee strips if you really want to turn it into a science experiment. They sell them by the diabetic supply's in the pharmacy.
Pretty much follow the diet as they give it to you in the book. Some things to avoid though are atkins or low carb products and shakes. Because even though they are "low carb" they seem to affect your sugar levels still sometimes, which will stop you from going into ketoacidosis.
Check out the Southbeach diet. It was developed by a cardiologist in south Florida and is a healthier alternative to Atkins.
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Morning: Drink a glass of fresh orange juice.
Lunch: Microwave a piece of fish. Eat it with a spoonful of olive oil and 1 slice of tasted bread.
Dinner: Have one bowl of steamed rice and 2 apples.
Note: Drink water or decaf coffee or tea in between meals. This is a very healthy and balanced diet that will keep you satisfied and well nourished.
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replace your scale with a tape measure aim for 32 1 2 inches or less for women and 35 inches or less for men
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when out at a restaurant ask the server to hold the bread snack mix or chips and salsa that might come before the meal if you re hungry youll be tempted
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not only will you get in some exercise you re less likely to choose something unhealthy after a little movement
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Originally Answered: Vegan low-carb diet suggestions?
If you are looking at low-carb, any vegetables except starchy ones would be sufficient. In fact, if instead of simple carbs (sugar, honey etc) you consume starchy vegetables (complex carbs), this is totally acceptable too. Be careful with fruit - check nutrition info - some contain a lot of sugar.
Try buckwheat... Try almond milk.. Try beans and peas. Green peas are very low-calorie food yet very good for you.
The best is to start making green smoothies, and eat more of green leafy vegetables. While they supply the most vitamins and minerals, and in raw state even prevent cancer, they are also very low-carb. Think kale, swiss chard, spinach.