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5 Amazing Benefits of Cutting Carbs

healthy low-carb meal of greens and bacon

Maybe the simplest thing you can do to massively improve your health, lose weight, and look much better is to cut low-quality ‘bad’ carbohydrates out of your diet. Not all carbs are ‘bad’ but many, many are… and the worst carbs are found in 1000s of modern foods.

The less ‘bad’ carbs you eat, the better.

For the most part, all refined sugars and grain flours fall into the bad carb category. These are sometimes called ‘white carbs’ and they’re a big reason (maybe the biggest reason) why so many people nowadays are overweight and unhealthy.

High-starch carbs like potatoes can also fall into the category. There’s lots of controversy surrounding this delicious starchy vegetable, but one thing’s for sure: you will lose weight much faster if you cut these high-calorie, high-carb plants out of your diet. (You can always bring them back once you’ve reached your target weight.)

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The ‘Six Meals a Day’ Diet

very healthy meals, great for a six meals per day plan!

A ‘six-meals-a-day diet’ is one of your best options for losing body fat and gaining lean muscle mass quickly. While many diet plans call for eating just 1 – 3 times per day, that may not be the best option if your goal is to lose body fat and increase lean muscle mass at the same time (the key to look and feeling great).

Many bodybuilders, fitness competitors, and athletes eat 6 times per day. And there’s a reason for that: it works extremely well. Fueling your body with frequent small meals and snacks — spaced 2 or 3 hours apart — is one of the most effective ways to keep your metabolism boosted, speed muscle repair/growth, and maintain high energy levels throughout the day.

Here are a few of the major benefits of following a six meals per day diet:

  • Stable blood sugar and insulin production
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