In terms of carbohydrates, quality and size – just like everything else you eat.
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Today, low carb diets are more popular than ever. But this strategy of weight loss is scarce. It began in the 1960s with the Atkins diet, followed by diets of the South Beach, the paleo and cheto. All of these diets – which can exchange carbohydrates for protein or fat – help some people lose weight, at least over the short term.
But as most of the diets that ask you to avoid many popular foods, low carb diets are often difficult to maintain over the long period. And if you keep your carbon low, the long-term effects on your heart and general health continue to be a mystery to date. But a new study provides some clues.
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