Compare And Contrast Low Fat Diet

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The two most popular methods to lose weight are the low carbohydrate diets and the low fat diets. Both are in complete contrast when it comes to each diet’s food choices, the low carbohydrate diet which completely breaks the food pyramid, limits a person to eating foods that are high in carbohydrates, such as bread, pasta and rice. While on the other hand, the low fat diet which follows the food pyramid, limits a person to eat foods that are high in fat like meat, milk, and bean groups. Although each diet may sound very different from one another, they also share similarities. Both the low carbohydrate diet and the low fat diet have proved that each is a good tool for weight loss. Even though their process in achieving weight loss and good health are in complete contrast; people have found that each of the diets accomplish the same results. Starting with each diet’s idea, low fat diets state that fat is bad for the body. They also address that not all fats are dangerous. Low fat dieters actually admit that some fats are needed to stay healthy. The low fat diet does not restrict a person from foods that contain fat. Fats supply energy and essential fatty acids and promote absorption of the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. In contrast with the good fat, there is also a negative, which is the bad fat. Saturated fat, which is considered the bad fat, has been linked to high cholesterol and heart disease. It is mostly found in milk and other milk products. Therefore, the low

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