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The Skinny on Low Carb Diets - 12WBT
Cut the carbs and I can guarantee you’ll see a fast drop in weight. Great news, right? Not exactly. A few days into your low-carb diet you may feel fatigued, crave sugar and, when you finally call it quits, the kilos you initially lost tend to creep back on. This initial weight loss isn’t from fat, but rather the loss of water, some muscle and glycogen (stored energy) within our muscles and liver. Here are five things you need to consider before you completely cut carbs: 1. Nutrients found in carbs Many carb-rich foods go hand-in-hand with fibre, so when our …