Low Carb Guides

Whether you are new to low carb or just starting, there’s always more to learn.

In these guides, you’ll find information on the benefits and drawbacks of low carb diets.

Additionally, the articles show how to implement the diet in the right way.

Low Carb Guides

The Guides Explained

Within this guides section, you’ll find various “how to” articles on low-carb related issues.

For example, what kind of foods should be on our low carb shopping list?

And how can we gain weight and put on muscle without eating lots of carbohydrates?

The guides also look at how alcohol relates to low carb; which drinks are the best options and why and whether drinking is healthy or not. We look at the science behind the queries and provide a summary of the findings.

Key Low Carb Considerations

The first (and last) thing to remember is that no diet is the right fit for every single person.

In addition, no low carb diet is the right one for everyone either.

Perhaps you read that sweet potatoes/fruit are “bad” for you and that you can’t eat them on low carb?

Aside from very low-carb ketogenic diets, this isn’t true.

Or maybe you heard that going below a certain amount of carbohydrate is “dangerous”?

This isn’t true either and the amount of carbohydrate you eat over the day is up to you.

The key consideration on low carb is that figure is anything up to approximately 100g per day.

The main reason low carb diets have health benefits are that they;

Prioritize whole, nutrient-dense foods and restrict refined carbohydrates and sugar

Avoid excessive consumption of dietary carbs which tends to stabilize blood sugar levels and reduce food cravings.

Promote satiety (and thus calorie restriction) due to a typically larger intake of protein and the lack of refined carbohydrate.