Relation between carbohydrates and being fat?

Although low-carb weight-loss diets have fallen out of favor, this myth still persists: Bread, cereal, pasta and rice make you fat. Carbohydrates don't turn you into a fat body. Excess calories - whether from protein, fat or carbohydrates - cause weight gain. Your muscles and brain hinge on carbohydrates for energy. What's more, plenty of research has found that a regular intake of whole grains helps guard against heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. Limit refined sugars, white starches and carbohydrates that are quickly digested and leave you feeling hungry sooner. Include whole grains at meals - just watch your portion size.


 
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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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