What is a Low Carb Diet?
Low Carb Diets are dietary programs that restrict carbohydrate intake. Low carb diets are usually followed for weight control or for the treatment of obesity. Foods high in digestible carbohydrates such as bread and pasta (or things made from white flour)) are limited or replaced with foods containing a higher percentage of proteins and fats like meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, eggs, cheese, nuts, seeds and peanuts, salads and vegetables. The amount of carbohydrate allowed varies with different low carb diets.
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Diabetes mellitus is a condition when a patient complaints of symptoms like gradual development of polyuria (frequent urination), intense thirst, with perhaps nocturia (frequent urination at night), weight loss, weakness and lassitude (weakness), pruritis (itching), cramps in legs, crops of boils and loss of libido (sexual desire).
Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disease characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both.
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Bread is a staple food prepared by cooking a dough of flour and water and possibly more ingredients. Doughs are usually baked, but in some cuisines breads are steamed, fried, or baked on an unoiled skillet. It may be leavened or unleavened. Salt, fat and leavening agents such as yeast and baking soda are common ingredients, though bread may contain other ingredients, such as milk, egg, sugar, spice, fruit, vegetables, nuts or seeds.
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Cheese is a generic term for a diverse group of milk-based food products. Cheese is produced throughout the world in wide-ranging flavors, textures, and forms. Cheese consists of proteins and fat from milk, usually the milk of cows, buffalo, goats, or sheep. Some cheeses have molds on the rind or throughout. Most cheeses melt at cooking temperature. Cheese is valued for its portability, long life, and high content of fat, protein, calcium, and phosphorus.
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A grape is the fruit, botanically a true berry, that grows on woody vines. Grapes can be eaten raw or used for making jam, juice, jelly, vinegar, wine, grape seed extracts, raisins, and grape seed oil.
In most of Europe, dried grapes are referred to as “raisins” or the local equivalent. A raisin is any dried grape. While raisin is a French loanword, the word in French refers to the fresh fruit; grappe (from which the English grape is derived) refers to the bunch (as in une grappe de raisins). A currant is a dried Zante Black Corinth grape.
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