A huge misconception about Low Carb – and, in particular, the Atkins way of eating – is that it’s synonymous with a “High Protein” diet.
Atkins is actually a “protein adequate” or “protein optimal” diet. Why does this matter? Because eating too much protein can have the same effect as eating too many carbs: it spikes your blood sugar which raises your insulin levels, meaning whatever you’ve just eaten turns straight into bodyfat. Unlike protein and carbs, however, dietary fat is the one macronutrient that myriad studies have found you can eat with impunity (in terms of your weight) on two conditions:
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- Lesley Scott
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