Quick Facts for Low Carb Dieters
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On a low carb diet there is a decrease in absorption of carbohydrates from the foods you eat. This means fewer carbohydrates digest than the nutrition on the food you ate states.
A low carb, low calorie, high protein diet is effective in treating hearing loss and vertigo. Patients who put this diet into practice specifically due to these symptoms see results within five months of beginning their dietary changes.
In diets equal in calories but one low in carbohydrates, the other high in carbohydrates, dieters on the low carb diet show greater improvemnet of fasting blood insulin, glucose/insulin ration and blood triglycerides.
A low carbohydrate diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids appears to be beneficial in the maintenance and/or remission of Crohn's disease.
A low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet increases levels of substances famous for their beneficial effect on our mood. (The substances are called Tryptophan and 5-HR).
The low carbohydrate diet shows an increase in the ability of the body to burn fat. (Medical terminology for this is sympathetic nervous activity, which increases free fatty acid mobilization from the adipose tissue).
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