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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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Jenny based on her personal experience states that you need to look not just at the carbs in the labels but the source of "sugar, artificial flavoring, and artificial sweeteners to avoid an increase in sugar cravings.
As part of your carb allowance, include one of these: 1 orange (11g of net carbs), 1 kiwi fruit (5g net carbs), ' grapefruit (6g net carbs), handful berries (5g net carbs), 1 plum (4g net carbs), 1 apricot (5g net carbs)
However, the percentage of people who say they are merely making an effort to restrict their carbs has dropped substantially in the past few months.
Unilever is reviewing its Carb Options range of products less than a year after launch because of a fall in popularity of the low-carb diet, The Grocer has learnt.
What's more, to help you stick to a low-carb lifestyle, the amount of net carbs is clearly labelled on the front of each pack ( so there's no room for confusion when counting carbs as Heinz has done the hard work for you
In its first major regulatory step to cut shipping emissions, CARB has targeted auxiliary engines on ships.
Ketogenics, which has been producing a full range of low carbohydrate products since its founding in 1999, has introduced its first Low Carb Ice Cream and Smoothies, as well as a chocolate covered candies line.
Kit Kat Low Carb is the first high-profile confectionery casualty of falling interest in the low-carb market, The Grocer can reveal.
Having lost and kept off more than 40 pounds since 1995, Carpender, who also wrote ``How I Gave Up My Low Fat Diet and Lost Forty Pounds,'' and consumes 50 or fewer carb grams a day now, encourages people to break out of their old ways of looking at food.
I am greatly enthused about joining the team as I believe ESW is a true environmental technology innovator," said John Dunlap, III, former CARB Chairman and newly appointed ESW Board Member.