It's the party season and we all want to look our best but new research claims that a diet that cuts out carbs may not be the best way to try and shed a few pounds. Here, Yahoo! Lifestyle nutritionist Rachael Anne Hill explains...
The 'Carb Curfew' has long been a popular way of trying to lose excess weight. The idea is to reduce calorie intake and avoid over eating in the evenings by banning carbohydrates after 5pm.
It also encourages followers to eat slightly more protein which, in theory, should help you to stay fuller for longer. The diet promotes a carb-rich breakfast and lunch followed by a carb free evening meal.
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In practical terms this means no jacket potato with your chilli, no pasta with your Bolognese and no rice with your curries.
The diet has proved to be very popular largely because it's easy to understand and simple to do. Followers of the diet often report feeling less bloated and more energised.
However, new researchRead More »from Why a carb curfew will only add to your curves…