Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means!
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It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 2 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra... Read more
Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation... Read more
Is it safe to be on a 1000 calorie diet if sedentary? Im on a new med that makes me dizzy, unstable and utterly fatigued. I'm "stuck" hugging the wall. Doc says to give this med a month to allow my body to adjust. #coach... Read more
I am trying to adjust my protein/fat/carb levels,and even though I change it in my profile it doesn't translate to my log page! And yes I click the update at the bottom. Help!
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Really proud of myself today. I've kept my carb intake down well below levels, and drank most of the required water already. One more bottle before bed and I'm good! I can get my A1C down. And I'm not hungry either. #healthychanges... Read more
I am 62, and I have been able to diet successfully in the past, but now, at my heaviest I too find it is very very difficult.... and when you do lose a few it comes right back so easily... any suggestions out there would be great!... Read more
Low-carb diets have been controversial for decades.They were originally demonized by fat-phobic health professionals and the media.People believed that these diets would raise cholesterol and cause heart disease because of the high fat content.Howeve... Read more
Each person's success is based on how well he or she can realistically integrate a diet into daily life. A low carb diet, is not successful for everyone.A low carb diet is difficult to stick to. Low carb is good for most diabetics along with metformi... Read more
Are you bombarded in the break room by the latest diet adventures of your co-workers? Are you thinking about starting that metabolism-boosting diet splashed on the cover of your magazine? You’d love to lose 30 pounds. But where do you begin? El... Read more
By Julie Bream of Peanut Butter Fingers (JL2726)
We live in a world where the latest way to lose five pounds changes every 1.5 seconds. When I was growing up, everyone was all about eating low-fat or fat-free foods. When I entered college, the low... Read more
I've revamped by low-carb diet plan. I added brussel sprouts to the list of my low-carb veggies.
83 grams Asparagus- 20 cal, 3 net carbs
85 grams Broccoli- 30 cal, 2 net carbs
121 grams Brussel Sprouts, 6 Sprouts-... Read more
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