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foods containing carbs without grains

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created July 29, 2011 at 11:05 PM

if i cuts grains out of my diet e.g pasta, rice and bread which foods can i get my carbs in?

A6e2259c98cd43aaa1288fd3e64e078e

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on July 31, 2011
at 03:25 AM

The question was about what carbs you could eat on Paleo. I was not suggesting that the entire list be consumed at once:) As for recipes, the beet/mango salad was just steamed beets and fresh mango cubed and mixed together. The grass fed meat loaf is from the Paleo Everyday cookbook.

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on July 30, 2011
at 11:57 PM

There's a long answer but basically it boils down to the fact that rice and white potatoes have a very high carbohydrate content and low levels of micronutrients with little nutritional value compared to vegetables or fruits.

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on July 30, 2011
at 12:42 PM

what ratio or amounts of carbs/fat/protein are you wanting to consume?

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on July 30, 2011
at 10:26 AM

thanks and what is fructose?

13f4ffd700358a716d1f4fc489deaa1a

on July 30, 2011
at 10:25 AM

what do u mean macros?? and thanks grok

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on July 30, 2011
at 10:25 AM

i do i box but i am suffering from dust mite allergies so i am trying a low inflammatry, low histamine diet but thanks

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

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on July 30, 2011
at 10:17 AM

potatos are i think like white and brownsugar or rawcane sugar. some potatos which are modern breeds are go very quick in the blood. others which are older traditional breeds go slwoer in the blood. so its more balanced bloodsugar lever. do you think the same?

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on July 30, 2011
at 09:49 AM

Fruits, tubers and roots, rice if you like it. Fruit rules.

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on July 30, 2011
at 08:32 AM

a lot of fructose being consumed here

D54290f91bd8c2ff9fdf2f519933bf3e

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on July 30, 2011
at 03:47 AM

what kind of macros are you aiming for?

Af9537cfa50562b67979624e9007e12a

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on July 30, 2011
at 03:11 AM

If you are trying to gain, drink whole milk, and eat potatoes with your PWO steak and eggs.

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on July 30, 2011
at 03:06 AM

Potatoes, sweet potatoes, and other tubers count as produce. I am also trying to gain, and I eat plenty of starch.

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on July 30, 2011
at 02:06 AM

Why avoid white rice??

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on July 30, 2011
at 12:39 AM

Why avoid white potatoes??

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on July 29, 2011
at 11:56 PM

As far as "can you get your carbs in?" - Most people unless they are athletes or do heavy physical activity probably don't need much at all (some would say any) carbs. In the absence of carbs, your body will use fat for fuel.

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on July 29, 2011
at 11:53 PM

Yum! Could you share both those recipes please?

5ccb98f6ae42ce87e206cf3f6a86039f

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on July 29, 2011
at 11:52 PM

Sorry, that should say 5 grams, NOT 5%

5ccb98f6ae42ce87e206cf3f6a86039f

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on July 29, 2011
at 11:42 PM

Eggs contain small amounts (6%~) of carbs by calories, and liver contains a small amount (@10%~) also. Even "Zero Carbers) often wind up eating a few grams each day up to @5%

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A6e2259c98cd43aaa1288fd3e64e078e

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on July 29, 2011
at 11:21 PM

Beets, Mangos, Banana, Plantains, Rutabagas, Parsnips, Figs, Pineapple, Sweet Potato, Squash, Melon, Berries, Carrots, Tomato, Apples, Peaches, grapefruit, oranges, .....

Just ate a mango roasted beet salad, delish! On to my grass fed basil tomato meat loaf :)

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on July 30, 2011
at 10:26 AM

thanks and what is fructose?

Aeec781cc234fcae119d4a71532058f5

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on July 29, 2011
at 11:53 PM

Yum! Could you share both those recipes please?

2f54dbe892ec89b12d1db686568e885a

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on July 30, 2011
at 08:32 AM

a lot of fructose being consumed here

A6e2259c98cd43aaa1288fd3e64e078e

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on July 31, 2011
at 03:25 AM

The question was about what carbs you could eat on Paleo. I was not suggesting that the entire list be consumed at once:) As for recipes, the beet/mango salad was just steamed beets and fresh mango cubed and mixed together. The grass fed meat loaf is from the Paleo Everyday cookbook.

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on July 29, 2011
at 11:28 PM

Any food originally from a plant (other than refined oils) will contain some carbs. Fruit will have considerably more than most vegetables, other than the starchy tubers and roots. Nuts will have a small amount also. A few animal foods such as liver and eggs contain modest amounts of carbs. (Oops, forgot to mention a potentially huge animal carb source - dairy other than heavy whipping cream and butter) How much carb you eat will depend a lot on whether you need to lose weight, any health issues, physical activity etc.

Added: A good guide to the amount of carbs to eat is here: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/the-primal-carbohydrate-continuum/

Carb intake here varies here from "Zero-carb" to athletes often eat sweet potatoes after heavy workouts to those who eat rice. Rice is not a paleo food, and generally there are fewer people here who eat rice even than those of us who eat some dairy. Rice is considered a "safe starch" by those who follow the Perfect Health Diet, but even the PHD recommends very much lower intake for diabetics, over weight, insulin insensitive etc.

Yet more - For instance, I eat low carb, typically @40 grams per day because of weight and health. Most of my carbs to keep the number that low come from non-starchy vegetables - mostly greens - small amounts of full fat dairy (lots of people here don't eat dairy) and small treats of berries.

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on July 29, 2011
at 11:08 PM

White potatoes and other tubers (sweet potatoes, yucca, whatever starchy vegetable you want) Not everyone feels best eating many carbs but if you do those are all good choices. White rice isn't terrible either.

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on July 30, 2011
at 02:01 AM

Anything in the produce section...

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Dec2b5814c850b2b2510bd0a87bb4642

on July 29, 2011
at 11:21 PM

Your fruits and vegetables will add plenty of carbs, sweet potatoes are also a good choice, would stay away from the white potatoes and rice.

Cab7e4ef73c5d7d7a77e1c3d7f5773a1

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on July 30, 2011
at 12:39 AM

Why avoid white potatoes??

Dec2b5814c850b2b2510bd0a87bb4642

(163)

on July 30, 2011
at 11:57 PM

There's a long answer but basically it boils down to the fact that rice and white potatoes have a very high carbohydrate content and low levels of micronutrients with little nutritional value compared to vegetables or fruits.

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

(78467)

on July 30, 2011
at 10:17 AM

potatos are i think like white and brownsugar or rawcane sugar. some potatos which are modern breeds are go very quick in the blood. others which are older traditional breeds go slwoer in the blood. so its more balanced bloodsugar lever. do you think the same?

A8d95f3744a7a0885894ee0731c9744c

(3761)

on July 30, 2011
at 02:06 AM

Why avoid white rice??

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77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

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on July 30, 2011
at 02:51 AM

you probably already knew all this, but you're concerned that the amount of carbs from produce compared to traditional SAD sources just doesn't compare, right? As someone trying to gain weight, this makes me wonder what to do about it.

26b7615ef542394102785a67a2786867

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on July 30, 2011
at 03:06 AM

Potatoes, sweet potatoes, and other tubers count as produce. I am also trying to gain, and I eat plenty of starch.

Af9537cfa50562b67979624e9007e12a

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on July 30, 2011
at 03:11 AM

If you are trying to gain, drink whole milk, and eat potatoes with your PWO steak and eggs.

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Ed983a42344945b1ff70fd9597a23493

on July 29, 2011
at 11:35 PM

All foods except meat and eggs contain varying degrees of carbs

5ccb98f6ae42ce87e206cf3f6a86039f

(11581)

on July 29, 2011
at 11:42 PM

Eggs contain small amounts (6%~) of carbs by calories, and liver contains a small amount (@10%~) also. Even "Zero Carbers) often wind up eating a few grams each day up to @5%

5ccb98f6ae42ce87e206cf3f6a86039f

(11581)

on July 29, 2011
at 11:52 PM

Sorry, that should say 5 grams, NOT 5%

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