What would happen if we removed one of our three basic food groups? Discover how reducing your intake of carbohydrates and increasing protein can affect your body.
- A low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet, associated with Dr Atkins, has caused much controversy.
- By simply omitting carbohydrate from their diet, slimmers can achieve weight loss.
- This is because the body uses fat instead of carbohydrate to produce energy.
- Eating protein makes you feel fuller - so many people do not eat as many calories as they would normally.
The 'holy grail' of dieting might seem to be a diet that allows you to watch the weight drop off, whilst still eating as much of your favourite fatty foods as you want.
Some claim there is such a diet, and it really works.
How? By cutting out carbohydrates – …
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