Demystifying Low Carb Weight loss Programs

Low carb weight loss programs are available in detail online and in books. The food plan in this diet has minimum carbohydrate containing food.

These low carb weight loss programs are very popular. This is because the initial weight loss is visibly rapid. This gives the dieter a miraculous effect. Excess water is at first reduced by low carb intake. Nutritional experts are skeptical about these diets. The side effect of low carb diets is fatigue. The body requires carbohydrates and a good diet should include healthy carbohydrates. The theory behind a low carb diet is that with low carb food, insulin levels are increased and a high insulin level prevents fat creation. There is no research about the long term effects of a low carb diet. Medical professionals are of the view that healthy carbohydrates are required for the body and a low carb diet could prove harmful to health.


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What low carb plan have you tried the most?
Atkins Diet
South Beach Diet
No White Diet - no white flour, potatoes, white rice
No sugars, high sugar fruit, starchy vegetables
I created my own low carb plan
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