• Head Coach, Desmond de Moussac

Do You Really Need A Low-Carb Diet To Lose Fat?

We've all heard of the myth that in order to lose weight, you need to cut down on the amount of carbs you consume.

Some go even further by telling you that you absolutely must go on a "Low-Carb" diet in order to lose fat.

Is that necessarily the case?

Key Takeaways:

Carbs do not contain more calories than protein. It's just easier to overeat.
You need carbs to fuel your body
There are some scenarios where a low-carb diet might make sense. Mainly for professional reasons.

When it comes to nutrition and dieting, we like to use simple explanations and blanket statements to set rules for ourselves, such as "carbs make you fat".