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Ten Reasons Why a Low-Carb Diet Is a Bad Idea. ATKINS. By: Abby McArthur. Increased Risk of Disease. Decreases consumption of GOOD Cholesterol Increases BAD Cholesterol levels Increases homocysteine levels Increases iron stores in body. Cancer Risk Increases.

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increased risk of disease
Increased Risk of Disease
  • Decreases consumption of GOOD Cholesterol
  • Increases BAD Cholesterol levels
  • Increases homocysteine levels
  • Increases iron stores in body
cancer risk increases
Cancer Risk Increases
  • Lowered consumption of:
      • Fruits
      • Vegetables
      • Whole Grains
      • Beans
  • National Cancer Institute Recommendations:

Plant-based diet

High-fiber and Low-fat

poor long term weight control
Poor Long Term Weight Control
  • Binge eating
  • Decrease in variety
  • Temporary decrease in caloric intake

BORING!

reduced athletic performance
Reduced Athletic Performance

Low Carb

=

Low Energy

rising blood pressure with age
Rising Blood Pressure with Age
  • High-fiber / High Carb Diets lower blood pressure
      • Increased consumption of fruits, veggies, whole grains
      • Key minerals:
        • Potassium
        • Calcium
        • Magnesium
  • Low Carb Diets do not restrict salt intake!
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Gout
  • Excess of Uric Acid in the body
    • Meat
    • Poultry
    • Nuts
    • Seeds
    • Eggs
    • Seafood

PURINES

URIC ACID

kidney stones
Kidney Stones
  • Ketogenic Diets Increase:
    • Uric Acid Stones
    • Calcium Oxalate Stones
osteoporosis
Osteoporosis

Excess Protein Intake

=

Loss of Calcium in Urine

(over time)

fainting
Fainting

Don’t stand up too fast…

keto breath
Keto Breath

“Nail Polish + Over-ripe Pineapple”

Body goes into ketosis:

  • <130 grams carbohydrates
  • break down of body proteins
  • reduced brain and body function
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