Low Carb Diet

Side Effects of Low Carb Diets

If you are planning a low carb diet regime, hang on! First take a look at the side effects of the low carb diet and be aware so that you don't end up experiencing the unexpected! Low carb diets help your body to lose weight by accessing your stored body fat for energy because there is no (or little) available energy in the form of glucose from the low carb diet. Now that's an effect that everyone can live with! Unfortunately, there are also some side effects.

Some important points

The low carb diet lacks adequate amount of minerals and other nutrients. The common side effects of low carb diets are bad breath, constipation, headache, hair loss and leg cramps. Though not everyone is affected by these effects but it is advisable to have a closer look at the cause of these side effects so that you can head off them pass when beginning your low carb diet.

Most of these side effects will clear up in a week or two as your body adjusts to the low carb diet so don't get discouraged! Taken care of these effects, the low carb diet is indeed an effective way to loose weight.

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