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[IP] a carb is a carb is a carb
> questioning whether alot of the pumpers were following a
> mostly low carb eating regimens....if you all were to eat mostly
> meats, veggies and fruits that your control would be better.
veggies and fruit are nothing but carb...no protein or fat in them to slow
down the absorptoin of the sugars. A high protein diet may help you lose
weight, but it is not a very healthy way to eat, IN MY OPINION. The average
adult brain requires approx 150 grams of CHO merely to function. If you
don't eat it, (either cuz you are on a lose weight diet, or a special diet),
the body will seek it out from other sources and you will start to literally
This is called starvation ketosis. You can have perfectly wonderful blood
sugars, but will have high ketones in your urine, as your body starts to burn
fats, muscle and organ tissue in search of fuel. THis is why it is sometimes
OK to let them use the dextrose drip in your IV when you are in the hospital.
If you are not eating, that little dextrose drip will keep your brain going
(remember that is you have any surgery planned)
The best diet, IN MY OPINION, is a well rounded one...one with complex carbs
like beans, whole grain breads, cereals...lean proteins...LOTS of fruits and
vegetables (the benefit of the vitamins probably outweights the negatives of
the carbs) and of course, a little cotton candy now and then. And eat your
fruit, don't drink it, or you will really get the sugar rush!
yeah yeah yeah...easy to write and read isn't it...try LIVING that way!!!!
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