Rafed English

Low Carb Diets

Low carb diets have been around for a long time. They have recently become very popular. There has been plenty of celebrity 'endorsement' and media coverage. Low carb diets come with their fair share of controversy given that the diet plans go against typical nutritional wisdom.

There is no strict (or official) definition of the words "Low Carb", and due to recent popularity, the phrase has become its own brand for selling products. Generally any diet with < 45% carbohydrate ratio could be considered low carb.

Do they work? There is evidence showing low carb diets have produced short-term weight loss*. However the jury is out concerning long-term weight loss.

A brief search of the Internet will produce an enormous range of opinions and points of view. It is essential to do some research before beginning a low carb diet - as the diet typically has a high drop-out rate - so it's worth doing your homework - such as buying a book (or downloading an e-book).

Low Carb Food

You could have 5 or 7 days worth of low carb meals and snacks delivered to your door for not too much more than you would spend in the grocery store.

Share this article

Comments 0

Your comment

Comment description