By: Alison, a recipe writer at Luvrecipes.com
Edited: Erik Rokisky
Congratulations on taking control of your health by caring for your body and feeding it what it needs to be slim, healthy, and vibrant! If you’re like me, you really want to look and feel great! Battling excess weight can be one of the most frustrating, challenging, and emotionally draining experiences on earth. Many people struggle with a never-ending battle to lose weight and get healthy. Despite the numerous fad diets, exercise regimens, and magic pills for weight loss, Americans continue to grow larger and larger year after year.
Hopefully you read over the last two blog posts and learned that neither fat nor carbohydrates are the reason for the obesity crisis. They both have benefits and are needed in a healthy diet. However, you must be weary of food products are high in both fat and carbohydrates (i.e pizza, burgers, ice cream, etc). This combination of the two is what causes overconsumption and disease. Luckily for us, protein drives satiety (a feeling of of fullness) and helps us fight against the obesity crisis. Scroll down to learn how:
Carbohydrates have taken quite the beating lately and in the last couple of years low carb diets have taken over.
But why are carbohydrates seen as bad?
Before we answer that question first we have to understand why people blame carbohydrates for making us fat. Check out the information below to learn the truth about carbohydrates.