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The Dark Side of Low-Carb and Low-Fat Diets

Most low-carb versus low-fat diet studies use stats that have been averaged over all participants. This averaging method results in study conclusions clearly stating that low-carb diets and low-fat diets are of equal value when it comes to helping individuals trim down short term.

However, study results are far more dark and troublesome than their conclusions appear.

With the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans due out later this year, some researchers have been scrambling to gather together scientific evidence to support earlier recommendations that a high-carb, low-fat diet reigns supreme over all others.

In light of the evidence that firmly supports low-carb diets being of equal value in weight-loss strategies, low-carb advocates have been pressuring the committee to revamp their position on recommending low-fat diets to all Americans.

Why Major Brand's Sales are Falling - It's Good News!

"Clean eating" is the newest buzz term that describes a diet consisting of mostly whole foods.

While whole foods diets are not new, more people than ever are sending a clear message to Big Business that they want healthier, more simple products.

Perhaps, you're one of them.

If so, you'll be happy to know that major brands are scurrying to give you want you want.

6 Easy Steps for Reintroducing Carbs Without Gaining Weight

Have you tried a ketogenic diet and discovered it's not the right diet for you?

Me too!

Maybe, you've arrived at the Atkins pre-maintenance phase, Phase 3, and are now feeling a bit timid about returning carbs to your diet. This article will help you, too.

Either way, reintroducing carbs doesn't mean you have to settle for weight regain. While you do have to be mindful of what you're eating, and how much, here are the 6 easy steps I used to reintroduce carbs after leaving ketosis.

Weight Watchers Quick-Start and Quick-Start Plus Programs (Old Exchange Plans)

Looking for the old Weight Watchers exchange plans that were popular during the 1980s and 1990s?

This post outlines the Quick-Start Weight Watchers program, as well as Quick-Start Plus.

Quick-Start Plus was the first plan that introduced floating exchanges, which makes the original Weight Watchers Exchange Plan more versatile and easier to adapt to your lifestyle and tastes.

Looking for the Old Weight Watchers Exchange Plan?

Are you looking for the old Weight Watchers Exchange Plan popular in the mid 1980s?

Many dieters have become frustrated with Weight Watchers SmartPoints because it penalizes you for eating sugar and saturated fats. As a result, you might be seeking additional Weight Watchers alternatives, such as this old exchange plan from the 1980's.

Here's the one that I used: