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Diets: Low-Carb and Otherwise

Misunderstanding the Atkins Diet Instructions.

The problem with a lot of diets is that the people don't research the diet or read the full instructions before starting or during the diet.

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Here is a small comical interlude I discovered on a tasteless humor website that drives this point home in this morbid humor rumination about the Atkins diet. It goes like this:

For six months I've been on this meat-based Atkins diet, and although I'm losing weight, it's beginning to get difficult to stick to the diet. Before too long, I'll have to move on to another town to find more Atkinses.

A Couple of Thoughts on Low-Carb Diets.


Low-carb diets are currently popular, and they work. Without carbohydrates creating an easy-burning fuel for immediate use, your body reaches out to its fat stores for energy. Diets such as Atkins and South Beach provide fast and motivating results to dieters as their fat stores start melting away fast.

Replacing high-carbohydrate diets with low-carb ones also restrains the bodyís production of insulin, a known cause of fat storage. In fact, low-carb diets may help prevent adult-onset diabetes, because they control insulin.

The other reason low-carb diets work is that they are also low-calorie. Itís a long-standing truth: as long as you burn more calories than you ingest, youíre going to lose weight, even if all you eat is brownies. Low-carb diets work the way all diets work; by limiting the number of calories you eat over all.

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