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Packing on the Pounds? Blame Refined Carbs, Not Calories


Argues Atkins and Gary Taubes, Author of Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

Atkins™ Nutritionals, IncDenver, CO – Atkins™ Nutritionals, Inc., supports the key premise of the new book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes, namely that a diet overemphasizing refined carbohydrates has led to today’s obesity epidemic.

Taubes, an acclaimed science journalist and author of Good Calories, Bad Calories, reveals in his new work the bad nutritional science of the 20th century that stressed reduction in caloric intake as the basis for weight loss and ignored the role of insulin in regulating fat storage. Atkins couldn’t agree more with his conclusions.

Cutting back on added sugars and other refined carbohydrates, while controlling the quality and quantity of overall carbohydrate intake, enables fat to become your primary source of energy. «Read the rest of this article»

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