Pros and cons of a carbohydrate and low-fat diet

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Last reviewed: 24.03.2022

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Pros and cons of diets directly depend on carbohydrate alternation. It is desirable to follow the task set and take seriously the proposed compliance schedules and products so that there are no violations.

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Pros and cons of a diet in carbohydrate alternation

The carbohydrate diet was developed specifically to adjust the figure when practicing fitness in the 90s by American sports dieticians.

The secret of carbohydrate alternation

Carbohydrate diet is very good for athletes, it helps to emphasize the relief of muscles and dry fat from the body, so that everything looks aesthetically and correctly.

The diet schedule is calculated as follows

The first and second day - 1 gram of carbohydrates and 3 grams of protein. Preliminary should be weighed, since the amount is indicated per 1 kg of your weight.

On the third day everything changes. Eat 5-6 grams of carbohydrates and, correspondingly, 1 g of protein.

On the fourth day of such a diet - 4 grams of carbohydrates and one and a half grams of protein.

If there is a desire to stretch the diet, then the schedule of the first two days turn into three days, the third day can be observed for two days and the fourth day can also observe 1-2 days. If only there was a moral attitude and will power.

What's good about a low-carb alternation?

In order to occupy fitness, this diet fits best.

From the negative sides, we note

Ineffective if a person moves little in life, there must be activity

Low fat diet

The very idea of such a diet came to us from India and continues to be popular all over the world. The basis of the diet is vegetarianism.

The logic of the diet is quite simple: if you are concerned about excess fat, do not eat it. Minimize the consumption of fat and eat everything only defatted.

Pros of low-fat diet

By reducing calories, the body burns fat cells, and you lose weight.

The diet is quite full and it can be observed all the time as a way of life. It is enough to exclude fatty foods or reduce to 60 grams per day. There is nothing to worry about if you replace animal fat with fish or vegetable oil.

Low fat diet

In no case do not completely reject the fat, they are necessary to replenish the body with various vitamins, enhance immunity and help in the synthesis of homins.

Agree, awful taste have meals in which there are no fats.

Diet "do not eat after ..."

Proper diet was formed in the 80's, it continues to this day.

Its principle is elementary and known to everyone. You can not eat after a certain time. For example, after 16:00, 17:00 or 18:00.

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Positive diet

If the body is strong and easily tolerates restrictions in food - you will manage to lose weight.

If you have a tight schedule and you get up as early as you go to bed - this is your diet.

Negative aspects of diet

The diet is not balanced, does not have a list of products and, observing it, it is possible to break the metabolism for the worse.

If you are an "owl" and used to fall asleep in the morning, then it will be extremely difficult for you to cope with not eating after the evening time.


Pros and cons of diets are quite different in nature. Choose a diet for your individual characteristics and preferences, based on the work schedule and health, then you will definitely achieve the desired effect on the way to losing weight.

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