The Low-Carb Fraud

By T. Colin Campbell, Howard Jacobson

By now, the low-carb diet’s chorus is a well-recognized one:

Bread is undesirable for you. fats doesn’t subject. Carbs are the real cause you can’t lose weight.

The low-carb universe Dr. Atkins introduced into being keeps to extend. Low-carb diets, from South seashore to the region and past, are nonetheless the go-to process for weightloss for thousands. those diets’ advertising may well fluctuate, yet all of them proportion the most important parts: the condemnation of “carbs” and an emphasis on meat and fats for energy. Even the most recent nutrition development, the Paleo vitamin, is—despite its elevated concentrate on (some) entire foods—just one other version at the similar carbohydrate fears.

In The Low-Carb Fraud, longtime chief within the dietary technological know-how box T. Colin Campbell (author of The China Study and Whole) outlines the place (and how) the low-carb proponents go wrong: the place the assumption that carbohydrates are undesirable got here from, and why it persists regardless of all of the proof on the contrary. The meals we misleadingly confer with as “carbs” aren’t all created equal—and treating them that means has significant results for our dietary well-being.

If you’re contemplating a low-carb nutrition, learn this ebook first. it is going to swap how you take into consideration what you eat—and the way you could be consuming, to reduce weight and optimize your overall healthiness, now and for the lengthy term.

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