Sugar Busters Diet
The main premise of the Sugar Buster's Diet is that sugar produces insulin which stops people from losing weight. Hence too much sugar in a diet can be detrimental to any weight loss goals. The diet is about 30% protein, 40% fat, and 30% carbohydrates, lasts for 14 days, and if followed correctly, should end in weight loss.
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Eating on the Sugar Buster's Diet
While on this diet, you are allowed to eat red meat, poultry, fish, olive oil, dairy foods, and nuts. There are certain fruits and vegetables you can eat as well. Oats, small amounts of whole grain bread, and whole-wheat pasta are also permitted. Simple carbs such as pasta, white bread, and white rice are banned. Potatoes and most sugars are also banned.
Does insulin cause weight gain?
There is an ongoing debate as to whether insulin causes weight gain. While it's true that high levels of insulin can cause heart disease, it's not clear that abstaining from sugar completely will get you the results you want. Weight loss while on this diet is probably due to the fact that sugar is very high in calories.
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