Is a low carb diet healthy? What is a low carb diet? A low carb diet is a diet in which carbohydrate consumption provides for the lowest amount of calories in regards to daily calories from fats, proteins and carbohydrates. The bulk of your calories on a low carb diet come from healthy fat, then protein. A typical breakdown is: 55% fat, 30% protein and 15% carbohydrate. This ratio will vary from person to person. Folks on a low carb diet eat between 25-125 grams of carbs a day. Some folks on a low carb diet will be in a state of ketosis, where the body is running on fat (ketones), instead of carbohydrates.
Carbohydrate addiction is a huge epidemic in society and the unhealthy results are evident. Open your eyes and have a look around, and you will see how unhealthy most folks are.
Carbohydrate addiction is a vicious addiction and it wrecks havoc on your body and mind. All carbohydrates turn to glucose in the body and too much glucose raises blood sugar levels, causes a surge in insulin and a surge in adrenaline and cortisol. This causes weight gain and the body to shift into a permanent catabolic state.
Carbohydrate addiction is the main reason for digestive problems, arthritis, heart disease, cancer, hormonal problems and every other illness and disease in our society.