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Starchy carbohydrates are an important source of energy.
Ultimately, the question to be answered is "can an endurance athlete perform well while consuming a very low carbohydrate diet"?
Much of the confusion over low-carbohydrate diets lies in the lack of understanding of what carbohydrates are and their role.
In another recent, well-publicized study that compared diets with various carbohydrate and fat levels, investigators found that a greater reduction in weight, body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio, triglycerides, and systolic and diastolic blood pressure, as well as a greater elevation in HDL cholesterol, with the lowest-carbohydrate diet (JAMA 2007;297:969-77).
Higher saturated fat intake did not attenuate the lipid benefits of lowering carbohydrates.
Working with normal and obese mice, the researchers found that animals fed high-protein diets gained less weight and made more PYY than those fed more carbohydrates or fat.
Through the action of microbes living in the digestive tract, herbivores ferment both starch and cellulose carbohydrates into volatile fatty acids (VFA), the most important of which are acetic acid, propionic acid, and butyric acid.
The primary function of carbohydrates is to furnish energy, especially during intense activity.
If you're sluggish, pump quick energy into your system by eating simple carbohydrates.
The two most important limitations were the high dropout rate and the fact that most people did not consistently meet the daily dietary goals of consuming less than 30 g of carbohydrates or consuming 500 fewer calories.
Ian's Low Carbohydrate 4 Cheese Pizza and Ian's Low Carbohydrate Spinach and 4 Cheese Pizza have five and four net carbohydrates, respectively.
The Atkins theory is that normally, the body burns carbohydrates before it burns fat.
Low-carb diet could lead to irritability: A low-carb diet could be to blame for irritable behavior, according to two Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers who have looked at carbohydrates and brain chemistry.
Energy bars with low or moderate levels of carbohydrates may not live up to weight loss expectations, reports an Ohio State University, Columbus, study.
Moreover, the Atkins-Taubes thesis of "fat won't make you fat" encourages obesity in a similar way: It offers carte blanche for consuming limitless calories, only this time swapping carbohydrates for fat.