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Carb-loading to a healthier — and possibly leaner — you

  • Muthi Achadiat Kautsar

  /   Thu, January 9 2020   /  02:22 am
Healthy food: A young girl eats some wholegrain bread, which is low on the glycaemic index and can help regulate blood glucose levels if consumed regularly. (JP/Arief Suhardiman)(JP/Arief Suhardiman)

Healthy food: A young girl eats some wholegrain bread, which is low on the glycaemic index and can help regulate blood glucose levels if consumed regularly. (JP/Arief Suhardiman)Losing weight can be challenge, and many people end up trying out many different methods. One diet that has been popular and effective over the past few years is a diet low in carbohydrates or even with no carbohydrates at all.Health information website and provider Healthline explains that a no-carb diet is a way of eating that avoids almost all carbs including whole grains, fruits and most vegetables. Healthline’s article “What is a zero-carb diet, and what foods can you eat” explains that those who follow the diet therefore mainly consume meat, fish, eggs, cheese, oils and butter that are high in fat and protein.Most people who go on a no-carb diet see significant weight loss in the first few weeks, caus...