A 46-year-old member asked:
Why do people go on low carbs and low fat diets as compared to low calorie diets to shed the weight off?
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Rheumatology 48 years experience
Because........: Low fat diets are by definition low calorie, since fat as 9 kcal per gram, compared with 4 for protein and carbs. Low carb diets benefits people who put weight on the middle by improving weight, controlling lipids, etc. Apples-low carb! pears-low fat!
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Last updated Dec 18, 2014
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