Low-Carb Diets Directory
Low-carb diets limit carbohydrates such as bread, pasta, baked goods, and starchy vegetables. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how low-carb diets work, what dieters may eat and not eat, the risks and benefits of low-carb diets, and much more.
High Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Diets
WebMD describes the pros and cons of high protein/low carbohydrate diets.
South Beach Diet Review: Foods, Products, and More
Will the phases of the South Beach Diet help you lose and keep off extra weight? WebMD reviews the pros and cons of this diet.
The Protein Power Diet: Low-Carb, High-Protein Diet Plan
This review of the low-carb Protein Power diet includes a basic overview and expert opinions.
Paleo Diet (Caveman Diet) Review, Foods List, and More
The Paleo Diet, or Caveman Diet, recommends eating as ancient hunter-gatherers did -- heavy on proteins and low in carbs. WebMD reviews the pros and cons of the diet.
The Truth About Starch Blockers
WebMD looks at weight-loss claims of starch blockers.
Good Carbs, Bad Carbs: Understanding Natural and Refined Carbohydrates
Are carbohydrates good or bad? The short answer is that they are both. Fortunately, it’s easy separate the good carbs from the bad carbs.
Carbs for Weight Loss?
Can carbs really aid weight loss?
The Down Low on Low-Carb Diets
But while the road to a slimmer new you may be paved with high-protein foods, if you're like most low-carbers it's likely you've also encountered a few potholes along the way.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Your Guide to Eating Healthy Carbs
WebMD shows you how to choose the healthiest carbs, including examples of simple carbs and complex carbs.
Slideshow: Low-Carb Snacks
We all snack. You can, even if you're on a low-carb diet. Get ideas about smart snacks that are low in carbohydrates.
Slideshow: High-Protein Diets -- Do They Really Work?
Combine speedy weight loss with the satisfaction of feeling full, and it’s easy to understand why high-protein diets are popular. But is there a downside?
Slideshow: Counting Carbs While on Insulin
Counting carb grams helps control your blood sugar levels if you take insulin for diabetes. This slideshow explains why the practice can help you stay in good health.
The Truth About Coconut Oil
What are the pros and cons of coconut oil?
Not All Carbs Are Created Equal
Choose whole grains to boost your health -- and help you lose weight
The Low-Carb Craze Continues
Are low-carbohydrate products worth the high price tag?
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