You Can Lose Weight on a High Carbohydrate Diet

Written by David Snape


A startling fact is that carbohydrates are not responsible for making people fat. Don't feel too badly though, you are notrepparttar only person who was sold onrepparttar 131484 idea that a high protein, low carb diet wasrepparttar 131485 only way to lose weight.

Here is a simple way to demonstrate this fact. Think aboutrepparttar 131486 vegetarians you know, are there any overweight problems among them? The high protein diets rely on a lot of animal fats and proteins, but these vegetarians don't eat them. Startling indeed, isn't it?

Maybe you don't know any vegetarians. They certainly are hard to find, especially inrepparttar 131487 Midwest, where I live.

You may wonder aboutrepparttar 131488 science involved here. After all, many of those folks promotingrepparttar 131489 low carb diets are medical doctors, aren't they? Being a medical doctor doesn't mean that you don't ever make any mistakes. Besides,repparttar 131490 same science that supportsrepparttar 131491 low carb diet also supportsrepparttar 131492 high carb diet. They didn't get it wrong, they just didn't considerrepparttar 131493 whole story.

That might sound like a contradiction, but it isn't. I'm going to explain why in just a moment. Fist, let me give yourepparttar 131494 science on this. You most likely are not a biochemist or a physiologist and neither am I. But I have studiedrepparttar 131495 subjects a bit. Don't focus onrepparttar 131496 technical jargon inrepparttar 131497 next paragraph, just try to grasprepparttar 131498 overall point. You don't need to be a scientist to use common sense and basic reasoning skills. Ready?

Consider this bit of biochemistry. Malonyl -CoA exists in high amounts when there is plenty of metabolic fuel present. Thus, carnitine acyltransferase is inhibited and this in turn prevents acyl-CoA from crossing intorepparttar 131499 cellís mitochondria. Another enzyme is inhibited byrepparttar 131500 presence of NADH and Thiolase is also inhibited byrepparttar 131501 presence of Acetyl-COA. In short, when a lot of glucose is present, fatty acid metabolism is inhibited.

It isrepparttar 131502 last sentence that clues us in here. Basically, a cell will not convert fats into energy if there is glucose present. Whenrepparttar 131503 cell has carbs and sugar to work on, it will not convertrepparttar 131504 fat to energy, thusrepparttar 131505 fat gets stored.

Why Diets Are A Waste Of Time & Money - What You Can Do Instead

Written by Paul Wilson


A 'diet' is always seen as a temporary measure. An unpleasant episode that must be endured in order to reach some weight target, often in time for a major event such as a wedding, your own or your children's. Afterwards, with a big sigh of relief that its over, we get back to normal eating. In what seems no time at all, especially if a holiday is involved,repparttar weight is back where it was, and you wonder; was it worth it?

The truth about diets is that they train us to "live on less" so normal food is now far too much. Many people have managed to get to their chosen weight and then find that they cannot come offrepparttar 131483 diet without puttingrepparttar 131484 weight back on. They are trapped in a regime of half starvation and misery. Their life revolves around how much can they eat and when they eventually break, which they always do, they eat like it was an Olympic event.

The answer is simple - just eat slightly less for all ofrepparttar 131485 time. It may be slower than you would like but it works, and its forever not just for Christmas or weddings.

If you reducerepparttar 131486 fat content of your 'normal' food you can eat an enormous amount of other stuff, so you won't feel hungry. You will actually eat less calories without eating less food. Avoiding fat is easy. Obvious targets are dairy fats and margarines. Spread butter or margarine thinly, or buy fat-reduced spreads, or even better, try without. It works for sandwiches with lettuce and tomato to provide some moisture but I'd rather have some spread on my toast than just jam. Trimrepparttar 131487 fat off your meat and bacon before cooking.

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