Facts About the Carbohydrate Diet

Paleo, Dukan, Atkins, and South Beach are some examples of carbohydrate diets that are often undertaken to reduce weight. However, it should be observed whether this diet is safe or not. Carbohydrate diets are diets that reduce carbohydrate intake or avoid foods that contain high carbohydrates, in order to lose weight. Examples of carbohydrate foods are pasta, bread, rice, cereals, fruits and vegetables that contain carbohydrates. This carbohydrate diet usually encourages consumption of foods high in protein and fat. Why Choose a Carbohydrate Diet? Simple carbohydrates (such as those found in sugar, white bread, pasta, biscuits, and cereals) contain high glycemic index. That is, these foods cause a sudden and sharp increase in blood sugar. If not used, the blood sugar will be stored as fat. Under normal conditions, the body burns carbohydrates to be used as fuel or energy. When carbohydrate intake is drastically reduced by going on a carbohydrate diet, the body's metabolism
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