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Low carb diets- The real truth about Carbs

09.03.2008 · Posted in Fitness Articles

Lot of the younger generation people in the western world usually are addicted to processed foods like colas, pizzas & burgers that have massive proportions of carbohydrates which are injurious to their health in the long run resulting in major problems like high blood pressure, cholesterol, hypoglycemia, to name a few.rnrnThe real fact is that our ancestors have started to eat meat nearly 2 million years and the agriculture has been in existence about ten thousand years ago. Humans had the access to meat since then which have massive proportions of carbs. Till now we do not have time to think of alternative diets to these carbs & more over no one has an idea what our body can do with those unwanted excess carbs.rnrnWe have to finally cut down our carbs at any cost to achieve our final goal of healthy weight loss but cannot resort to unpopular methods like starving or eating blunt foods as such moves may result in many health issues. Hence we needed to tackle such situations very carefully.rnrnBut the real truth regarding carbohydrates is that they help you in rapid weight gain by increasing the appetite levels & making them totally addicted towards such junk stuffs. It is believed that carbohydrates requirement for our body is a must because consuming carbohydrates in large proportions will be a disadvantage rather than advantage in most cases. This is because we are usually tempted by such junk stuffs & consume in large quantities reducing our chances of maintaining healthy weight.rnrnThese carbohydrates are the major source of energy providers for our red blood cells and the brain. They also help us in decreasing our blood sugar & insulin production. An additional advantage of them is that they help you in utilizing the fat deposited in our body for the purpose of efficient energy production. They also help us to maintain good health conditions in our middle ages.rnrnFrom the health perspective, it is better for many of us to jump to low carb diets like the green leafy vegetables & other low carb vegetarian recipes like the meat & eggs, spinach, broccoli, tomatoes, etc to name a few so that we can keep our body in most healthy condition as well as burn your unwanted calories in gradual manner. You can also use low carb diet items like soybeans, strawberry fruits & few recommended dairy products.rnrnIt is proved beyond doubt that these low carb diets are pretty nutritious & tastier even when compared to high carbohydrate foods. There are quite a bit popular diet programs followed by many people like Dr. Atkins diet, south beach diet, Hollywood diet, zone diet to name a few & each one of them have their own set of specifications about diets that are taken on a daily basis.rnrnAdopting ourselves to this major change to low carb diet plans is not impossible but still a challenging task & worth trying it. Drinking lot of water up to 10 glasses every day will get highly desirable results in long term. You are also free to take club soda, decaf tea, herbal tea , diet soda and lime juice as your beverage as the part of your diet plans.rnrnLarge population of people are slowly moving towards low carb diets to guard themselves against major health hazards in their middle ages. For highly desirable results, it is advised to take up the exercises along with these low carb diet plans so that we have the best possible health in our life span.

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