We’re a nation of addicts. And I’m not even talking about drugs. Americans are absolutely HOOKED on simple carbohydrates.
It isn’t just in the obvious sweet treats we love to eat, either. Added sugar is dumped into almost every prepared food we buy. It’s even in salad dressing, for crying out loud. Plus, we scarf down refined carbs like there’s no tomorrow.
And we’re paying the price with our health. Hypertension, diabetes, and unhealthy cholesterol are all on the rise.
So if you’re looking to make just one change for 2021, here’s an idea: See if you can ditch the processed carbs, including all the added sugars and refined grains, and break this addiction.
I won’t lie. It’s NOT easy. But it WILL be totally worth it.
The science shows it won’t take long to see the results with your own eyes. In fact, you’ll notice the changes starting within just one week.
One simple change with DRAMATIC effects
If you’re like most Americans, you’re downing far too many empty carbohydrates. And you’re likely battling some health issues as a result.
But a report from St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange, California reveals simply cutting back on the carbs can lead to three MASSIVE health benefits …
- lower blood pressure
- less fat in the bloodstream
- better insulin control
And all of that beginning within just one WEEK.
Stick to it a bit longer, and you can expect the pounds to almost melt right off your body too. In fact, it will happen so fast your friends might even start to worry.
But they don’t need to. Because the truth is you’ll be the healthiest you’ve EVER been in your entire life.
The report finds that when you cut carbs to under 50 grams a day (and ideally closer to 20, at least at first), it ignites a powerful process inside your body within 72 hours. And that kickstarts major fat burning.
Kick start fat burning within 72 hours
But you don’t get there without a bit of a struggle first. You see, your body prefers to burn off sugar for its energy needs. So it’s quite content when you’re feeding it lots of carbohydrate-filled fuel.
But when you cut off that sugar supply, it’s kind of like taking a lollipop away from a kid. The next thing you know, your body is basically throwing a little temper tantrum, demanding you feed it more of those simple carbs.
That’s why it can be hard to quit. For two to three days, the cravings can be intense, and your energy levels may droop. But when you stick it out, something incredible happens.
Your body figures out another way to get the energy it needs. It starts to burn fat instead, which your liver turns into ketones to use for energy.
You can expect quick, and often dramatic, improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar. Plus, many folks who’ve taken the leap also report other benefits like an overall reduced appetite, losing their beer belly, and increased libido. And did you know going low carbohydrate could help protect your BRAIN, too? Click here for all the dementia-fighting details.
Many folks who have taken the leap also report other benefits like an overall reduced appetite, losing their beer belly, and increased libido.
Picking out YOUR low carb plan
Some folks prefer to shoot for super-low carb counts like with the popular “keto diet.” And if you want to try that for a few weeks to kickstart your own healthier new lifestyle, go right ahead.
But I’ll be honest with you, an extreme keto diet can be nearly impossible to maintain for the long haul. Many folks who try ultimately give up in frustration and go back to their old bad habits.
So I suggest you plan on switching to (or starting with) a LOWER carb plan. Cut way back on overall sugar and slash ALL added refined sugars if possible. And then do your best to avoid processed foods and refined grains.
But feel free to allow yourself some healthy complex carbs such as sweet potatoes and steel-cut oatmeal to help reduce cravings and expand your menu. You’ll be far less likely to get bored and quit. That way, you’ll enjoy the benefits of the lower carb lifestyle but find it much easier to stick to for life.
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