Do Low Carb Dieters need Vitamins?

As the number of low carbohydrate products on the market continues to grow, a related product is booming—vitamins and supplements for low carb dieters. Vitamin makers are now exploiting the pitfalls of high-protein diets, namely that you lose certain nutrients when you cut back on the carbs. For example, you may be deficient in B vitamins found in grain-based products, and in Vitamin C and E, and beta carotene found in fruits and vegetables. Sales of One-A-Day WeightSmart are soaring. However, healthy diet experts generally agree that it’s best to get your vitamins and minerals you need from food.


 
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What low carb plan have you tried the most?
Atkins Diet
52%
South Beach Diet
12%
No White Diet - no white flour, potatoes, white rice
11%
No sugars, high sugar fruit, starchy vegetables
6%
I created my own low carb plan
20%
Total votes: 1076

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