You say that while low-carb diets are good for quick weight loss, they also cause serious health problems. How so?
What's called "low-carb" isn't really low-carb-it's low in refined carbohydrates. But the real problem is that low-carb diets, in which you get only 15 to 20 percent of your total calories from carbs, require eating a lot of animal-protein and fat. Population studies consistently show that low-carb diets lead to higher rates of heart disease, cancers, and other degenerative diseases. They also produce more halitosis (bad breath), headaches, rash, constipation, and muscle cramps.
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It seems like with the rise of Paleo and gluten-free diets, low-carb has become