So now you're an expert on carbohydrates. You know the difference between simple and complex; natural and refined, starchy and fibrous and high GI vs. low GI varieties. You know how many grams of carbohydrates you should eat and why they're important for your health, energy and physical appearance. In the next chapter, you'll discover at last, the truth about the low carbohydrate diet. I'm going to teach you why - at certain times for certain reasons - a reduced carbohydrate diet can help you break any fat loss plateau and get as lean as you want to be.. .including a new twist on the old low carbohydrate diet that only a small handful of the world's best bodybuilders and fitness models know about!
Chapter 12: How to Get as Lean as a Bodybuilder or Fitness Model Using A New Twist on the Old Low Carbohydrate Diet
"For those of you who have failed to attain a low level of body fat using a high carbohydrate diet, and for those who have exercised religiously, hour upon hour, week after week, and failed to attain a "six pack rack" of abdominals and low body fat, the low carb approach may be suited for you"
- Chris Aceto: Everything You Need to Know About Fat Loss
"Basically, I manipulate my carbohydrate intake to turn my body into a fat burning machine!"
- Chris Faildo, Team Universe Lightweight bodybuilding champion (one of the world's greatest natural bodybuilding champions)
For years, we were taught that carbohydrates were the food of choice for high energy and optimum athletic performance. We were taught that fat made us fat and carbohydrates made us lean and energized. Then everything seemed to change. Low carbohydrate diets have been with us for decades, but from the late nineties into the first few years of the new millennium, there has been a huge resurgence of interest in the low carbohydrate diet.
Everywhere you look today there are low carbohydrate drinks, low carbohydrate meal replacements, low carbohydrate frozen dinners - even low carbohydrate pasta! In the bookstores, low carbohydrate diet books such as Dr. Atkin's New Diet Revolution, Protein Power, The Carbohydrate Addicts Diet and Sugar-Busters have all become best sellers. You can even find high protein, low carbohydrate bars in the checkout aisles of supermarkets where only Snickers and Milky Way bars used to be found.
Low carbohydrate dieting has definitely gone mainstream. Unfortunately, this has created a torrent of confusion and controversy. For every "guru" who says low carbohydrates are the ultimate fat burning diet, there is another "guru" with the opposite opinion. Who is right? In this chapter, you'll learn that it's possible that both sides may be right! Because of metabolic individuality, no single diet program is the best for everyone. At certain times, for certain purposes, a low carbohydrate diet - done with a new twist you are about to learn - can accelerate fat loss beyond anything you've experienced before. This type of diet is not for everyone and it's also not for people who haven't mastered the nutritional fundamentals first.
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