Low Carb Diets
In today’s medical practice, obesity is the most common and difficult to
treat illness and some of us lead a struggling battle to defeat
serious surplus of stubborn fat.
Over the past years the options to win over this illness have
significantly improved and increased. Articles, books, important
information circulate around us, health care specialists and
programs stand on our disposal to fight obesity and maintain the
obtained weight, as it seems this process is the hardest and
requries persistence and support.
The most important resources would be a balanced diet poor in calories,
behavior therapy, changing eating habits, exercises and social
support. Before starting any kind of diet, a healthcare specialist
should evaluate a person’s calorie need as with headless starvation
man can hurt itself seriously.
If you don’t know what you should eat, you can join one of the most
popular weight loss programs, as several great recipes
are assembled by famous specialists. These diets don’t exclude the
basic nutrients necessary to human body; they just cut short the
ones reducible. One of these diets is the Low Carb Diet, also
called “reduced carbohydrate” or “controlled carbohydrate” diet.
Carbohydrates are sugars that provide the body with energy as from
1 gram of carbs results 4,1 kcal energy. The not used excess is
converted to fat by the body and deposited in the tissues. It seems
that theoretically carbohydrates can be dispensable as our organism
can turn glucose out from amino-, lactic acids and glycerin. Glucose
is essential to brain, nervous system and red blood cells and if
constantly is missing from the menu, it results in unbalanced
To maintain a balanced metabolism, a minimum of 100 gram
carbohydrates are necessary and this is the target of different
low carb diets. They consist of courses which are carefully
calculated by professionals and contain a reduced quantity of
carbohydrates. You can only get many essential nutrients from fruit,
vegetables and grains, low carb diets however only allow very small
amounts of fruit and vegetables so it is recommendable to ask a
health care specialists opinion, as not everyone will gain all the
benefits of reducing the carbs. People who are more sensitive to
carbohydrates are probably more likely to receive more benefits.
If you by all means want to try it out and don’t want to turn to
professionals, you might learn how to use a carb counter. Several
people are attracted to low carb diets as weight loss is very rapid,
but certainly not balanced.
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