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LCHF, low carb high fat

Posted by Sandra D. Facebook

Hi everyone,

Is anyone here following this way of living? I have been following it since last summer and it really makes a difference in how I feel both mentally and physically.

Would love to hear from others how it´s working for them.

Best wishes


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There have been many studies on the efficacy of  high or low fat diets and the latest studies show that for long term weight maintenance, a diet that is more moderate in fat and higher in carbs works better . But see for yourself. If at some point you begin to crave carbs, it will be because the chemical in your brain that controls carbohydrate craving has been impaired by lack of carbohydrates in your diet. We showed this in some animal research years ago ; lack of carbohydrate depletes the brain of serotonin. But if you never have any carb cravings , then you should be alright. Remeber carbohydrate are not unhealthy  in their natural state: oatmeal, whole grains, brown rice etc
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