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What does cutting carbs do for the body?

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Carbohydrates are the body’s most important source of energy. The digestive system converts carbohydrates into glucose (blood sugar), which the body then uses as energy for cells, tissues, and organs. It stores extra sugar in the liver and muscles when needed, but too much sugar leads to weight gain and obesity.

And Dr. Yelena Tikhomirova, a Russian nutritionist, revealed that reducing the proportion of carbohydrates in the diet helps to improve creative thinking and reduce weight and fat.

In an interview with the “Izvestia” newspaper, the expert pointed out that reducing the amount of carbohydrates in the diet not only helps to lose weight, but also improves creative thinking and increases physical productivity.

He says, “The main reason for weight loss is the decrease in the total amount of food that a person eats. During the weight loss process, swelling and excess fat disappear, skin color improves, cellulite is reduced, and the swelling of the legs almost disappears. In the evening, the most important thing is that the system Reducing the amount of carbohydrates in it leads to improved muscle function and the development of creative thinking, because when the body does not have too much sugar, it is more productive.

According to him, advanced civilizations on Earth are “overwhelmed” by the epidemic of obesity and overweight. All major diseases are linked to obesity and overweight. That is, fat gain as a result of excessive carbohydrate intake. Based on this, giving up sugar intake has benefits for the body.

Types of Carbohydrates

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Carbohydrates are divided into simple and complex.

Simple carbohydrates are sweet – glucose, sucrose and fructose, which are found in all sweet foods (sugar, sweetened drinks, fruit juices, fruits and vegetables. Complex carbohydrates are dietary fiber and starch, which are found in some products – some types of bread, rice, buckwheat, bulgur, pasta Pastries and cereals such as wheat flour.

All carbohydrates except dietary fiber are converted in the body to glucose, which is food for cells. So if a person consumes more glucose than the body needs, it turns into fat, Russia Today reported.

The expert added, “So, first of all, people suffering from overweight and obesity should reduce the consumption of carbohydrates, that is, give up sugar and add it to tea and coffee. Eating a large amount of buckwheat will not allow you to lose weight, but rather increase it.”

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