Archive for August, 2010

High Protein and Low Carbohydrate Diets

High Protein and Low Carbohydrate (or Low Carb) Diets are a phenomenon that have come onto the diet scene since the Atkins Diet first became widely published in the 1990’s. Many people have easily become quick fans of the diet as you can still “eat what you want.” The main premises of the diet is that dieters can still eat all the lean protein (pork, beef, chicken, seafood, eggs) they want, but must cut two things out of their daily diet: sugars and carbohydrates.

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Low Carb For Weight Loss

If you are looking to lose ten to twenty pounds rather quickly, the high protein low card diet may be one route you should consider. The basic idea of the diet is that, if few carbohydrates are taken in, the body is more quickly forced to burn its own fat for fuel. In place of carbohydrates, one eats meals high in protein and healthy fats. This is a rather simple diet to follow if approached in the right manner.

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Low Carb foods

Generally intake of Carbohydrate rich food increases the glucose level in the blood stream. This is the real fuel in the body which is essential for growth and sustenance of different systems of the body. Whenever there is excess glucose in the blood stream it is preserved in the fat cells as storage of fuel. This is facilitated by complex chemical reactions that insulin gives the information to the brain of human beings.

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Eating Low Carb at Breakfast

For some who wish to follow a low carbohydrate diet, breakfast may involve a radical change. Gone are the toast and sweet rolls, the pancakes and coffee cake. The change need not, however, be a boring or unappealing one. Breakfast can easily be accommodated to meet low carbohydrate diet requirements and still be satisfying and delicious.

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How to Create Low Carb Meals

The low carbohydrate diet trend has gained much popularity over the past decade and it does not seem to be going away any time soon. Low carb dieting can be very effective and healthy if it is used properly. A person dedicated to the low carb diet should get a good idea of some low carb meals to help sustain a nice and healthy diet while losing those pounds. The following tips will provide some ideas for low carb meals for weight loss.

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