Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Robert Lustig, MD, explains why all calories are not created equal. Cutting-edge experts say the “calories in, calories out” philosophy is oversimplified and inadequate. Quality of calories determines the quantity your body burns or stores, says Robert Lustig, MD, author of the recently published book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, … Read more

List Of Low Carbohydrate Foods

Low carbohydrate dietary programs are considered by people who want to control their weight or they are undergoing treatment for obesity. Theses diets are also considered for other health conditions such as diabetes and epilepsy.
In a typical low carbohydrate diet, the consumption of carbohydrates is restricted to 20 to 60 grams per day or less than 20 percent of the daily calorie intake. The consumption of protein and fat is increased to keep the total calorie intake same.