Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Low-Carb and Belly Fat

"Cut Down on “Carbs” to Reduce Body Fat, Study Authors Say."

"At the beginning and end of each study phase, the researchers measured the subjects’ fat deep inside the abdomen and their total body fat using computed tomography (CT) and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans.

"After the weight maintenance phase, subjects who consumed the moderately carb-restricted diet had 11 percent less deep abdominal fat than those who ate the standard diet...."

Thanks to Dr. Eades on Twitter.