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The term “low-carb” means a diet that is low in carbohydrate intake and focuses on a higher protein and fat intake, according to the Mayo Clinic. Part of this diet includes the elimination of starchy vegetables and fruit... More »

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A low-carb diet consists of 50 to 150 grams of carbohydrates, depending on the diet. The average daily carbohydrate intake is 225 to 325 grams, based on a diet of 2,000 calories per day. Low-carb diets are proven to be e... More »

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Low-carb snacks include turkey and mozzarella cheese roll-ups, a side salad topped with either an egg or an avocado, artichokes and shrimp, nuts and hummus. A low-carb diet is one option for individuals who want to lose ... More »

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According to a study published in the American Journal of Nutrition, a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet provides 30 percent of its calories from protein and 4 percent from carbohydrates. Not all high-protein diets are... More »

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To start a low carbohydrate diet, a person should first define the parameters of the diet. Once the diet's expectations are clear, a meal plan and corresponding grocery list can be made to help ensure that someone can st... More »

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A diet with calorie restriction means the dieter sets a daily limit on caloric intake. Typically, an individual may be limited to 1,600 to 1,900 calories per day that she derives from natural foods, while avoiding carboh... More »

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