What would happen if some one went on a zero carb diet?
Topic: What would happen if some one went on a zero carb diet?
January 22, 2020 / By Janelle Question:
Like, if they were really overweight. Then would they lose alot of weight?
Sorry if this was a stupid question. I'm just a kid who wants to lose weight but knows nothing about dieting.
Best Answers: What would happen if some one went on a zero carb diet?
Ernestine | 1 day ago
In reality, a zero carb diet is not possible. You would have to cut out all fruits, vegetables, whole grains, sugars, and even some other foods that contain carbs. Just about all foods have carbohydrates.
Now, you can cut out all bad carbs. Bad carbs would be sugars, enriched or processed grains and all boxed or canned foods. Good carbs would be fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Best of luck and good health!
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Originally Answered: I'm on a low carb diet but i crave cholcolate, badly! anyone know of a low carb chocolate recipe?
get off the low carb diet.
it is not healthy for you. Atkins is a fraud.
Especially if you crave chocolate. You will eventually go off this diet.
Diets don't work because people look at them as short term and say "i'm going on this till I lose 10, 20, 30lbs, etc."
When they go off, they eat like crap and put the weight back on, and usually put on MORE weight because they used a nutritionally and physically unhealthy diet, like atkins or low-carb. which plays havoc with your body as it does not preserve muscle and encourages you to take in large amounts of fat- sugar is only one part of it. The reason you will gain back MORE weight when you go off it- (and eventually you will, your body craves sugar in fruits because it needs it and those things are healthy for you- while chocolate is not) because you will have lost muscle as your body will have not been getting what it needs to help preserve it and support muscle maintenance and growth.
Muscle increases your metabolism. less muscle = more fat (loosely).
I suggest instead to you to read some nutrition books and understand the effect of what you eat on you from a scientific standpoint, not a standpoint of someone giving you false diet information in order to sell thier diet plan.
Develop your own eating plan (I say eating plan because it needs to be a LIFELONG CHANGE, but you develop one you can live with) based on healthy choices, you can even work in a "cheat" day where you can eat your chocolate. Something your current "diet" doesn't have.
A healthier version of chocolate (although it still has high calories and high sugar) than regular chocolate is dark chocolate. Not just "hershey's" crap you see in the commercial- which is actually only 45% or so pure, try lindts 85% pure dark chocolate- it is more bitter than you are used to, but for a better choice than milk chocolate it is not a bad treat so long as you limit yourself.
Instead of burning fat you would burn muscle which would be really bad. Eat about 1800 calories a day, 180g of carbs a day, 1500 mg of sodium a day, about 65 g of protein and work out for about 60 minutes (cardio) to burn about 500 calories or you can just eat less calories if you don't want to workout that much so you can eat like 1400 calories and run 20 minutes to burn 200 calories just makesure that you don't eat under 1200 calories a day or have your net calories (calories eaten- calories burned = net calories) be under 1200 because then you'll go into starvation mode and your body will store everything you eat as fat which will just make you gain more weight but anyways don't eat more than the carbs i told you because they have fat too so only eat the amount i told you and don't eat more sodium than the amount i told you because then your body will retain water weight. Make sure you workout at least 5x a week always weigh yourself in the morning, i know it sounds weird but you should probably be naked because that's your true weight i weighed myself every day even though some people say that's bad but i don't think so and i lost 8lbs in a month but you'll lose way more if you're actually fat. So drink lots of water and good luck also get an app like my fitness pal or lose it to track what you eat and your calories etc now go lose some weight fatty (:
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Let me tell you- it is recommended you eat around 60% carbs in your diet a day. Diets like the Atkins diet that demonize carbs are notoriously bad for you.
Carbs are not the enemy. Research shows that a high carb diet can help expedite weight loss, and I have to agree- both as a dietitian in study and as a person who has lost 52 lbs.
I lost the majority of my weight through portion control. Measure out portions then snack a lot in between meals to stay full. Work out every day- preferrably in the morning. Do cardio, circruit training is best. Drink 8 glasses of water or more a day, get your 8 hours of sleep. A portion size, rule of thumb, is generally the size of your fist.
I lost 40 lbs before ever joining a gym or even stopping eating fast food (if weight loss and not health is your primary concern, sometimes it's easier to take steps and start portion control first).
Start a food diary. They can be critical in learning where your calories are comnig from.
DO NOT CUT OUT CARBS.
Carbs give you energy- your brain needs them.
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Hello, Ketoacidosis would occur first,then your body would start to pull protein from your muscles for it's daily requirements, not a good way to lose weight. Please go to webmd.com and check it out. Weight loss to quick can have bad consequences.
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Originally Answered: 14 year old on a low carb/no carb diet?
Well, I hate to be the one to tell you this because I used to do the same thing, but now I'm 18 I've hired a nutritionist and chef and whatnot and I know a lot more than when I was 14.In other words, I've come a long way when it comes to health. Do not cut out carbs completely dear(I'm not sayin you are but...just in case) 65% of our calories are supposed to come from carbs(based on 2,000 calorie diet). We need it for a lot of our energy. Our body does not like to turn proteins or fats into calories as much as carbs. Remember when you are keeping track of calories that 1 gram of carbohydrates is 4 calories. Yes cutting out white bread will help. Remember to get whole grain. The reason white bread isn't as healthy is because the fibers are cut out. Once you have fibers in your diet it helps distribute food as far as it can in the most beneficial parts of your body. It also helps move waste out of your body more efficiently which will help lose weight more efficiently. Pick whole grain pasta's also, they might be less flexible but its because of the whole grains that are in it. Hope you loose the weight dear. Sorry if I sound like a health freak or anything but my friend started on a no carb diet and it ended with her in the hospital 1 year later diagnosed with an eating disorder..you never know.