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16 low-carb diet mistakes you should never make

You’re on a low-carb diet but weight loss has stalled and you’re getting frustrated. These common mistakes might be sabotaging your health, energy, sleep – and weight-loss success.

Trying to go low carb and low fat
Trying to go low carb and low fat
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In an effort to lose weight more quickly, you might layer a low-carb diet on top of a low-fat diet. That’s a big mistake. Not only will your diet be bland and boring, but you’ll struggle to eat enough calories. You need fat as an alternative energy source for the carbs you’re skipping. In other words, don’t cut out even more foods or nutrients – or you’ll be headed for failure. Reach your weight target with these tips on how to include low-carb food. 
 



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