30 May, 2024
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Cutting Carbs Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Poop – Health Digest

The keto, carnivore, and low-carb paleo diets are known to cause constipation. Carbs are one of the primary sources of dietary fiber — both soluble and insoluble. In a typical diet — for instance, a Mediterranean diet — there is a focus on getting plenty of fiber via whole grains, fruits and vegetables, lentils, etc. While there’s nothing to say […]

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When You Stop Eating Carbs, This Is What Happens To Your Metabolism – Health Digest

You’ll lose weight after 30 days on a ketogenic diet, but you’re also more likely to lose muscle mass, according to a 2021 review in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. Out of 13 controlled trials involving 244 people, keto diets caused a greater loss of fat-free mass (i.e., muscle) compared to non-keto diets, even […]

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What Happens To Your Sleep When You Stop Eating Carbs – Health Digest

Because carbohydrates enhance tryptophan uptake, you may not feel that same pull toward sleep when you stop eating carbs. Additionally, you’ll no longer experience the same spike in blood sugar levels that occurs after eating refined carbs like white bread or potato chips. Sudden increases in blood sugar levels followed by an inevitable sugar crash […]

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What Happens To Your Heart When You Stop Eating Carbs – Health Digest

A low-carb and high-fat (LCHF) keto diet was linked with higher levels of bad cholesterol and increased risk of blocked arteries, heart attacks, and strokes in a 2023 study done by researchers at the University of British Columbia.   “Our study found that regular consumption of a self-reported diet low in carbohydrates and high in fat was associated […]

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Should You Eat Carbs After A Nighttime Run? What To Consider – Health Digest

According to Self, eating refined carbohydrates at night gets quickly converted to glucose. If you don’t need the excess glucose, your body stores it as fat. In other words, eating too many refined carbs at night can eventually lead to weight gain. However, you can opt for unrefined carbs to help fuel your recovery. One […]