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... Think about how difficult it must be for the body to convert from using sugar as it's main fuel to using fat as it's fuel. That's why you get a headache and a weak feeling. It's a huge adjustment but a healthy one. It's bascially withdrawal from a "drug. ... (16 replies)
... I started a low-carb diet, mostly as an attempt to combat a decades-long chronic reflux-related cough. (I know, sounds weird. Desperation calls for strange approaches.) The problem is, even though I would like to stick out this diet, I'm getting some nasty symptoms. Most of what I've read indicate that carb-withdrawal is worst the first few days, and gradually gets better.... (3 replies)
... is motivating as well. Sometimes I feel like the lone Low Carb Commando where ever I go. I can't stand the ridiculous myths that are perpetuated about this diet. ... (16 replies)

... that are bad for you. An example is white things, like sugar, rice, potatoes, flour, white bread etc. But veges are wonderful good carbs and no one who does low carb right limits these. As for Atkins filing bankruptcy. Do you realize the "Atkins Company" is just a company with his name on it. Dr. ... (16 replies)
... No Im still in the induction phase. I have never really been into the whole low carb thing but I did weight watchers over the winter and that was a great diet but I hit a plateau then i gained back 8 of the 12 I lost . ... (16 replies)
... so short term is okay for some people on low carb for some reason. Did you go through the induction phase? ... (16 replies)
... Not only is ketosis NOT dangerous for us, there is considerable evidence that it is the type of energy metabilism we were evolved to live by. High carbohydrate diets, in fact a consistent intake of any large amount of carbohydrates throughout the year (outside of a narrow peak growing season), did not occur until after the introduction of agriculture, and even more, until... (50 replies)
... What you eat, though, is very similar to a low carb maintenance plan. You need to realize that some people cannot handle a ton of carbs. Hypoglycemics and diabetics do much better on a low carb diet. ... (50 replies)
... is necessary for brain function. Funny how my brain is much clearer on a low carb plan. If I stray, I feel as if I am in a fog. ... (50 replies)
... Some people digest carbs very differently as well....Being reactive-hypoglycemic, instead of giving me energy, carbs immediately make me tired and dowsy like I have just been drugged. my body takes most carbs I eat and sends it straight to my fat cells!!! When I go on low carb, I never feel those symptoms...if anything, I feel like I have ten times more energy. It all... (16 replies)
... ive been on the low carb for 2 weeks now. I too felt the dizzyness, and kinda nauseated from time to time. ... (16 replies)
... Jennifer, probably the most wonderful post I have ever read in explaining low carb. I am impressed. I bow to your wisdom my friend. :wave: (16 replies)
... OH, absolutely! You can have sugar withdrawals just like you can have withdrawals from cigarettes, alcohol, or even caffeine! I'm sure you've heard of coffee drinkers getting a headach when trying to kick their caffeine habit.?..?..? It's great that you are trying to cut back on sugar and "bad" carbs, but don't forget to keep eating "good" carbs. The whole low-carb thing... (16 replies)
... it makes sense that you would. i know a lot of people get bad or extreme headaches when they stop drinking full flavored soda too. Im glad thats one thing I wasnt attached too. I just started the low carb thing the other day so far no headaches =) goodluck! (16 replies)
... Yes, I've tried low carb and I suffered from vertigo, nausea and extreme fatigue. ... (16 replies)
... I just started the south beach diet two days ago and since then I have been getting headaches. Im just wondering if you can have sugar/carb withdrawal? (16 replies)
... carb products out there, but Atkins' recommendation is to eat real food and make every carb count by using them to eat nutrient dense foods. ... (50 replies)
... believe that low carb can help prevent the growth of cancer cells. It helps prevent and control diabetes. It lowers the bad cholesterol levels. ... (50 replies)
... The headaches are typically from carb withdrawal and the fact that your body is converting to "Fat Metabolism" from carb metabolism. ... (50 replies)
... I have the book and a carb counter. ... (50 replies)

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