LCHF for vegetarians – how does it actually work in practice? LCHF is a diet that has been popular for a long time and now and even LCHF cookbooks for vegetarians is abundant, but do they stay within the range of what is defined as a low carb LCHF diet?
LCHF – if anyone has missed it – stands for Low Carb, High Fat and involves removing the carbs from your diet that can be removed and eat most of your calories in fat. Some authors advocate as much as 75% of the energy intake of fat.
In some recipes, you can see that the percent of energy coming from for example carbohydrates have been added, but how does it work? In a recipe see, for example (23 E%) by number of g of carbohydrates:
All carbohydrates are not equal. The 2 main groups are starch and sugars. Starch are good for energy, fibers and vitamin B, that release the energy and help the body. What all have in common is that they are produced by plants during photosynthesis. Read more…