Every day we hear of the same story about people who are over weight and need to start losing weight. In the United States researches show that to date there are over sixty five million people that are over weight. The last few years have seen a great rise in people who are obesity and with the help of low carb diets these numbers are reducing.
Blood glucose major source is carbohydrates which also provide red blood cells with energy. Our bodies need carbohydrates and it would be impossible to completely stop eating them because in this world as people we eat lots of different foods with most containing carbohydrates. The only way to do this is to eat foods that contain less carbohydrates.
Carbohydrates come in different types which are simple carbs and complex carbs. For the body to have instant energy simple carbohydrates are needed. Foods that fall under simple carbs is candy, honey and table sugar which all have a common thing that is they are sweet and taste nice.
Complex carbohydrates on the other side are food that contain rich fiber foods and have starch. Complex carbohydrates include foods like grains, vegetables, fruits, wheat, legumes, corn, rice and potatoes. And all these foods take time to absorb.
The way in which low carb diets work is that they aid you in reducing your consumption of carbohydrates. And as you are doing this you are consuming more protein foods that are good for your health. When you eat foods with high proteins it takes time for you to feel hungry meaning you will eat less. High protein foods include cheese, eggs, meat and butter.
Simple carbs have no nutritional value eating while on the other hand low carb foods are high with vitamins and minerals. Which means simple carbs can put you more to health risks than eating low carbohydrates foods. And since eating the low carb way consists less sugar chances are low that the foods would trigger tooth decay.
Being on a low carbohydrates diet means you mostly eat healthy food that is good for your body. There are various types of low carb diets one can choose from which are the Hollywood Diet, Zone Diet, Atkins Diet and High Protein Diet. Each diet plan has its own diet to follow which differ from the types of foods you eat and the effectiveness can differ from one diet to another.