The Low Carb Lifestyle



Dana Roseman, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDCES

Nowadays, many people are cutting back or eliminating carbohydrates in hopes of achieving weight loss and better blood sugar control.  But does this approach really work?  What does the research say?  Learn about the various types of reduced and modified-carb diets – what they entail, how they work, and the pros & cons of each.

Specific topics include:

  • The role of macronutrients (carbs, fat, protein)
  • High-quality vs Low-quality carbs
  • The theory behind low-carb diets
  • How ketogenics works
  • How low-carb diets effect glucose levels
  • The benefits and risks associated with low-carb approaches
  • Implications for children, athletes, and pregnancy

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