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Low-carb or low-fat diet? Are you really going to lose weight?

There are also many diets and weight loss methods circulating on the Internet recently, such as "low-carb diet" and "low-fat diet". So which of these two "highly sought after" diets is more effective for weight loss?

How low is low-carb and low-fat?

Some define "low-carb" as less than 40 grams of carbohydrates per day, while others have less than 20 grams of carbohydrates per day; some limit the energy supply ratio to less than 30% as low-fat, and some limit less than 10% as low-fat, There are also regulations that less than 20 grams per day are called low-fat.

Therefore, our daily diet should ensure the following four points:

1. Try to eat whole foods instead of highly processed foods, whether it’s a low-carb diet or a low-fat diet.

2. To ensure adequate protein intake.

3. A certain energy deficit is necessary for weight loss.

4. Long-term safety and efficacy data on low-carb diets are limited.

Due to the high-calorie nature of fat, excess fat not only causes excess energy but also increases the risk of chronic diseases. Therefore, people who lose weight and lose weight must not have too much fat in their diet.



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