Re: Low-Carb Diets
- From: Jim Chinnis <jchinnis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 23:48:13 GMT
Kurt <kurtwheeling1965@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in part:
On Oct 30, 4:04?pm, Susan <neverm...@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
on a 200 carb a diet diet you get 130 grams a day of carbs coming from
fruits and veggies,
and another 66 coming from nutrient and fiber rich whole grains.
There are no nutrient rich grains, as compared to veggies and fruits.
Whole grain brown rice provides 15 essential nutrients, including
dietary fiber, B vitamins and folate, Vitamin E, minerals, potassium
and it's also a good source of antioxidants and phytonutrients
Are you comparing it to a soft drink? Try broccoli, chard, etc. We all know
there are nutrients in whole grains. The issue is how to maximize good
nutrients while keeping calories low. I don't think whole grains score very
All grains are calorie dense, though, with sparse nutrient content per
As she said, as compared with veggies and fruits.
Jim Chinnis Warrenton, Virginia, USA
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