the purpose of three meals and three snacks a day?
you eat less calories than your body requires, weight loss occurs
in the form of fat loss and blood sugar levels drop. The loss
of fat and drop in blood sugar alerts the brain to send out hunger
signals. Therefore, eating six times a day helps increase blood
sugar levels and alleviates hunger.
eat two meals a day. Won't I gain weight if I eat six times a
weight is determined by the total number of calories consumed
per day, not by the number of times you eat.
I thought potatoes and bread were fattening!
and bread are complex carbohydrates, plant foods that are low
in calories. These foods break down to glucose (sugar), the primary
source of fuel for the body. Carbohydrates will help keep blood
sugar levels normal and help curb your appetite. Complex carbohydrates
(fruit, vegetables, grains) are high in vitamins, minerals, and
fiber, contain no fat or cholesterol (except for coconut, avocado,
and olives which contain fat but no cholesterol), and contain
phytochemicals that help prevent cancer.
are naturally occurring compounds in plants that have a protective
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been having more frequent bowel movements on the CarboH diet.
Is this normal?
The CarboH diet is high in fiber which helps promote frequent
bowel movements and softer stools. A high fiber diet also helps
prevent colon cancer, hemorrhoids, and diverticulosis. You may
experience some gas or flatulence due to the increase in fiber,
but this will diminish with time.
CarboH a vegetarian diet?
CarboH is not a vegetarian diet. In order to lose weight, it's
necessary to change your eating habits and that starts with cutting
down on calories from excess dietary fat, especially saturated
fat, and including more fruit and vegetables in your diet. In
addition to red meat, poultry, and seafood, the Protein Group
offers a choice of several different sources of plant protein,
including tofu, peanut butter, beans, soy cheese, soy milk, and
soy burgers, and therefore, can be used quite well by vegetarians.
am I not allowed to eat bacon and sausage on this diet, but the
bacon and sausage meat substitute products are allowed?
and sausage are approximately 90% fat, mostly saturated, and high in cholesterol. Meat
substitute products are made from soybeans, one of nature's plant
foods that contain a small amount of fat, mostly polyunsaturated,
and no cholesterol. Soybeans are a healthy food, a good source
of protein, fiber, thiamine, calcium, and iron, and contain phytochemicals
which help prevent cancer.
I take dietary supplements on the CarboH diet?
not! Dietary food supplements will not help you lose weight!
Weight loss occurs by one of two ways: by consuming less calories
or by burning off excess calories with exercise. Dietary supplements,
particularly those containing herbs, can be harmful to your health!
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don't need to lose weight, but I'm looking for a healthy diet
plan to follow. Can I use the CarboH diet?
The CarboH plan is a weight loss diet, but you can still use
it for weight maintenance simply by increasing portion sizes.
Stick to the Absolutely No list and enjoy Free Foods. Follow
the plan and learn good eating habits.
have diabetes and have been told by my doctor to lose weight.
Can I use the CarboH diet?
Most definitely. The
primary cause of Type II Diabetes is obesity, therefore, the primary treatment becomes weight
loss. The CarboH diet plan is similar to the diabetic diet since
it provides three meals and three snacks per day. If you've been
taking oral hypoglycemics or insulin injections, be sure to tell
your doctor you're on a weight loss diet because the amount of
medication you take will probably have to be decreased as your
I get enough protein on the CarboH diet? Should I take a protein
Some diet plans
are very low in protein, and therefore, instruct you to add protein
to their inadequate menu plans. The CarboH diet supplies approximately
65 to 75 grams of protein per day which is adequate to meet the
needs of the average person who needs 40 to 70 grams of protein
long can I stay on the CarboH diet?
CarboH is a healthy
of grains, fruit, and vegetables and was designed to be followed
for a lifetime. After using the diet for two weeks, you'll be
able to incorporate it into your daily eating routines and continue
with the diet for as long as you wish.
eat on the go. I don't cook. Can I use this diet?
don't have to do much cooking or any at all, if you prefer,
on the CarboH diet. Unlike other diet plans, CarboH does not
consist of preplanned menus that require preparation of strange
recipes. CarboH allows frozen convenience foods for a quick lunch
at work or for the person who doesn't have time to cook at home!
I'm sure though, that once you begin the diet plan, you'll find
that most of the recipes are so easy to prepare and so delicious
that you'll want to try a few of them.