It’s no wonder you’ve been steadily gaining weight if you’ve been following past low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet recommendations! A large study recently published in theBMJ found that diets higher in carbohydrates cause people to be more hungry, lowered their body’s daily energy expenditure and increased fat-storage hormones.
The 20-week study looked at three different levels of fat and carbohydrate consumption while keeping protein levels constant. It found that when overweight people reduced carbohydrate levels and replaced those calories with fat calories, metabolism increased significantly – some 209 to as much as 278 calories per day.
That’s right – by eating more fat,…Read More »