It’s still a controversial topic, but if you want to lose weight, research has found that a low-carb diet is effective…

Carbohydrates aren’t all bad, but when we eat too many, our bodies turn those extra calories into fat.

This is why cutting down on the amount of carbs you eat is an easy way to stop gaining and start losing weight.

The good news is that you don’t have to cut out all carbs, simply reduce the number and swap refined carbohydrates (like white bread and pasta) for wholesome complex carbohydrates (like sweet potato).

And since you’re going to be eating less carbs, fill up your plate with healthy veg. A fresh green salad or steamed veg should take up the most space on your dinner plate.

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