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Low Carb Diets: The Risks & Benefits

Low-carb diets are diet plans that restrict carbohydrate consumption for weight loss. Foods high in carbohydrates, such as bread and pasta are restricted and replaced with...

Are You Carbohydrate Sensitive?

There is an array of diets out there and just looking at the promises they make can make your head spin. Many diets have come to...

Types of Carbs: What are Good & Bad Carbs

Your carbohydrates should mainly be made up of unrefined complex starchy and fibrous carbohydrates. Limit refined carbohydrates as much as you can (sugar, sweets, etc.). Unrefined complex carbohydrates should...

The Best Carbs to Eat for Weight Loss

Besides providing energy, foods containing carbohydrate are typically packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. Carbs fuel our muscles and brain, and supply the...

Zone Diet for Weight Loss

According to Barry Sears, creator of The Zone Diet, "Enter the Zone", and you will lose weight, fight the effects of aging, reduce the...

Xylitol Sugar: Benefits & Side-Effects

Xylitol has been used in Europe since the 19th century, where it was first popularized in Europe as a safe sweetener for diabetes because...