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Publisher: Rodale Books:
Seller ID: 9781579544386
From Atkins to The Zone, low-carbohydrate diets have taken the country by storm. But despite their popularity, they have a downside.
Many require that you give up virtually all carbohydrates-- not only favorites like bread and pasta, but healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Such low-carb diets are nutritionally unsound, alarmingly low in calories and nutrients, and dangerously high in heart-harming fat.
But breakthrough research into how and why low-carb diets work convinced Bettina Newman, R.D., that limiting the intake of carbohydrates can lead to safe, h...