How low is the LC in the LCHF Diet?

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hamorr

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Posted: 10 May 2017, 12:34
I just started the LCHF diet. I just found out I have Diabetes and want to reverse it through diet and weight loss. How low is low for carbs in a day. Remember I am just beginning. 😊 How high is high for the fat/protien?
joinoz

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Posted: 11 May 2017, 03:28
Try Doctor Mosley for the low carb diet stuff. I have cut out all pure carb excepting for whole rolled oats in my porridge in the morning because oats are 'slow-burning'. Avoid processed food, eat high quality protein and vegetables. Whole fat greek yogurt. 2 pieces of fruit but avoid trpical fruit because it is very sugary. Avoid processed food: try to eat fresh meat and vegetables excepting for the occasional smoked salmon, or bacon (with fat cut off), haloumi... make sure it is a portion only at a time. Avoid high cholestral fats but dress salads with dressing which use olive oil... good fat. Avocado is fine... fatty but good fats. Snacks... nuts (yum). Measure them into 30g portions and put into little freezer bags to make them easy to carry. Avoid cashews though because they are high cholestrol. That's about it for what I have learned in the last few weeks... Mushrooms, leeks, eggplant, any greens... great in quantity with lean meat.
Phil

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Posted: 11 May 2017, 09:15
Dr. Jason Fung, The Obesity Code is the best LCHF information you'll find.
Khabzela

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Posted: 11 May 2017, 09:18
Wow! W7elcome to the club. Been on LCHF for over 6 months. For the types of food eat and avoid, I used http://realmealrevolution.com/…/real-banting-success-onl…/33. Good luck.
HCB

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Posted: 11 May 2017, 10:36
I agree with Phil - "The Obesity Code" is a great book. Also look at:
www.dietdoctor.com for more information.
If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse.
cowboy7321

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Posted: 11 May 2017, 13:44
From what i have heard and found out my self by trying it ,you may be sick of LCHF within 2 weeks, watch out for constipation
hamorr

Joined: May 17
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Posted: 11 May 2017, 15:18
Ty so much...great,specific info I can use right away. 🤞🤞☺
notgneiss

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Posted: 15 May 2017, 14:33
HCB wrote:
I agree with Phil - "The Obesity Code" is a great book. Also look at:
www.dietdoctor.com for more information.


I want to second HCB - also I have gotten a LOT of information and support from /r/Keto on Reddit.



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