Why is no carbs a horrible dieting technique?
In today's society you can't turn on the TV without seeing an ad for losing weight. Most of these adds consist of low carb or no carb dieting techniques. Though this may cause you to lose some weight initially. It is not healthy nor are you losing fat. In most of these diets the mindset is that if the body does not have its first energy source,then it will automatically resort to burning fat. This however is not the case. Instead it begins to burn muscle and go into starvation mode. As a nutrition major I have encountered many clients who argue that no carbs is the only way to lose weight.
by chirls 7 years ago
In the last few years, low carb diets seem to have become the "go-to" diet, especially for those looking to lose weight quickly. I'm thinking of reducing my carbs a little, but for me it's not a huge change - I simply want to try to eat more whole grains and pulses and introduce some more...
by schoolgirlforreal 5 years ago
Dieting, What has helped you the most to loose weight?I have done Weight Watchers which worked very well, but I don't have the time or $ now.Have you found tracking what you eat the best thing? I've started writing down what I eat each day. I hope this is enough motivation to keep up with the...
by cobrien 3 years ago
I plan to actually do it this time! This past year has prepared me to keep my New Years resolution of improving my health and losing weight. I've done a little studying. I've recently read that a research done last year, in which half the participants were on a reduced carbohydrate diet and half...
by RKHenry 9 years ago
Has anybody read that article in Parenting, school years monthly addition?Any thoughts? My thoughts? Scares the hell out of me. 2009 National Statics for American Tweens-(as per the National Eating Disorders Assoc.):42% of kids first through third grade want to be thinner.81% of...
by FitnessTom 7 years ago
The order of most fattening to least fattening is as follows:1. Additives (example: high fructose corn syrup)2. Carbs3. Fats (only the bad ones)4. CaloriesAnyone care to discuss?
by David Stillwell 6 years ago
What are your favorite forms of dieting? Which produce the best results?
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