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Five Steps To Do Before Starting a Low Carb Diet

Five Steps To Do Before Starting a Low Carb Diet

Modern people eat too many carbohydrates or carbs. In order to help burn fat and lose weight, many modern diet plans are based on eating a greatly limited amount of carbs. Many celebrities and best-selling books tout the benefits of these diets. But you can’t just crack open a book and start. You need to [...]

November 12, 2012 More
What You Need to Know about the South Beach Diet

What You Need to Know about the South Beach Diet

One of the most successful weight loss programs is called the South Beach Diet. It was developed by the Director of the Mount Sinai Cardiac Prevention Center, Arthur Agatson, MD. This cardiologist also developed the popular but controversial Atkins diet. Obesity is a main contributor to heart disease or heart attacks. Because Dr Agaston works [...]

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Does A Low Carb Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Does A Low Carb Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Carbohydrates or carbs are micronutrients found in foods with a lot of starch, such as potatoes, pasta, legumes, milk and baked goods. Carbohydrates normally make up 45 to 65% of the total daily calorie intake for a healthy person. For example, if a person is on a 2000 calorie diet, than 900 – 1300 calories [...]

November 12, 2012 More