The lowdown on low-carb diets

Berry, Derek
March 2004
Pharmacy Today;Mar2004, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p1
Focuses on the challenges, considerations and consequences of low-carbohydrate diets. Effectiveness of low-carbohydrate diets such as the Atkins and South Beach diets in achievement of weight loss in the early stages; Tendency to gain lost weight after some time due to difficulty in long term adherence; Health problems due to lack of fruits and vegetables and the risk of elevated cholesterol levels due to high-protein content; Lack of data on low-carbohydrate diets for studying long-term effects. INSET: There are all sorts of diets.


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