Here’s what actually happens to your body when you cut carbs

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When you stop eating carbohydrates, the body can go into ketosis, which isn’t inherently a bad thing, but it can lead to complications and be difficult to sustain long-term.
Stress hormones can increase and muscle-building hormones can decrease when you don’t eat carbs.
Brain function is sometimes negatively impacted when you don’t eat carbs.

Carbohydrates, also known as sugars and starches, are the macronutrient group we are likely first to cut out of our diets when we hope to slim down. It’s often forgotten, however, how important carbs are for many functions and processes within the body.

The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), which is the “average daily level of intake sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of nearly all (97%-98%) healthy people,” is 130 grams per day for carbohydrates, which is equal to over 500 calories per day. See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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July 13, 2018 David Triplet

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