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n. Informal
A carbohydrate.


abbreviation for carbonate.

Patient discussion about carb

Q. Can eating carbs help you lose weight?

A. nope- they do just the opposite. carbohydrates are a compound sugar. there are diets that use only carbs, diets that use non but in the end- they are just unhealthy.

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Currently, Brits fall below this, consuming, on average, 224g carbs daily, accounting for around 46% of calories.
Omitting just bread, pasta, cereal and rice from your diet makes it a low carb diet
CARBS: You're allowed up to 'g of net carbs per lb of body weight.
Most people can get there by cutting back on carbs and fats--but not protein--when they cut calories.
The new Heinz Carb Check range is available at Tesco nationwide now.
People were then placed in one of four different categories: Current low-carb dieters (11%), who say they are currently on a low-carb diet; Former low-carb dieters (12%), who have tried a low-carb diet in the past but are not currently on such a diet; Low-carb lifestyle consumers (13%), who have never tried a low-carb diet, but who say they are making an effort to restrict their carbs; and regular consumers (63%) who have never tried a low-carb diet and who are not watching their carbs in any way.
Consumers are going to be reminded constantly about the necessity to moderate their carb intake, and this in turn will fuel low-carb consciousness for many years to come.
The book can be used by anyone who just wants to eat sensibly, even if not counting carbs, notes Gold.
In conjunction with the launch of Low Carb Lovers, TCBY is urging and at the same time helping people lose weight to hit a national goal of 1 million pounds.
There is no scientific rationale to suggest that the 3 or 4 grams of remnant carbs left after the beer fermentation process are different from 3 or 4 grams of carbs from broccoli, green beans, tomatoes, or low-carb toast," Dr.