What Really Happens To Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs

What Really Happens To Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs

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You might think Atkins marked the beginning of the low-carb diet craze but carb-cutting goes way back to 1862! An obese undertaker named William Banting, who was tired of bad hearing, looked for help from an ENT named Dr. Harvey. Harvey told Banting his problem wasn’t in the ears, but rather, in the fat pressing on his inner ear. He put Banting on a diet of meat, vegetables, wine and fish only — no starch or sugar, except for the wine. Banting lost weight, and his hearing problem disappeared. Since then, many low-carb diets were tested and studied. In most cases, dieters lost weight. But are these diets safe? And what happens to your body when you deprive it of carbs? Put down those fries, and let’s get to it…

Drop it like it’s hot | 0:45
Getting all science-y | 2:07
Hitting snooze | 2:57
Need a breath mint? | 3:39
Back it up | 4:23
Packing on the pounds | 5:06
You do you | 5:34

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