Those of you who want to lose weight have probably heard of low-carb diets. This diet requires you to reduce your intake of carbohydrates. However, a body that lacks carbohydrates can cause various disease problems.
What is a lack of carbohydrates?
Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. If the body lacks carbohydrates or is deficient in carbohydrates, various consequences can arise, such as fatigue, headaches, and diarrhea.
Long-term carbohydrate deficiency can cause the body to lack fiber, vitamins and minerals. As a result, various health problems also lurk because the body does not get enough nutrition such as bad breath, headaches, and nausea.
What happens when the body lacks carbohydrates?
When you don’t get enough carbohydrates, your body will use protein and fat as energy. This condition is called ketosis.
If left unchecked, ketosis will result in a buildup of ketone compounds which are waste products of …Read more →