Everyone is looking for a good way to lose weight quickly. Regardless of whether you have ten pounds or one hundred pounds to lose. So what is this new #diet that helped me lose 10 pounds in two weeks? It's called the low-carb lifestyle.

What is low carbohydrate eating?

It is exactly what it sounds like. Your diet consists of limiting your carbohydrate intake in order to have your body burn fat versus carbohydrates. The amount of carbohydrates allowed in your diet daily depends on many variables. If you weigh more you generally limit your intake significantly at first. Depending on the diet this could be done by cutting carbohydrates down to twenty or less per day.

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How do you determine what to eat and how many carbohydrates each item has?

In the beginning phases of the low carb lifestyle, you will be eating meat and green veggies mostly. The meats cannot have breading or spices that include sugar on it. If it does, this will include some hidden carbohydrates. You are also only allowed to drink water and unsweetened teas. You may have some diet soda in moderation, but some diets do not allow for certain sugar substitutes. For example, on the first phase of the #Atkins diet, many sites say you cannot have aspartame but are only allowed Splenda or Stevia.

So how do you choose the diet you want to be on?

There are many different websites that will help you to choose the diet that is correct for you. Some of the diets even offer applications to download to your phone or tablet that makes for easy access to keep track of your intake for the day.

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Atkins offers an application for your phone that allows you to track your weight and your diet. It also allows you to sync a fitness tracker and keep track of your steps all in the same location. Another cool feature on the Atkins app is that you can search Atkins friendly recipes. You can search by the phase of the program that you are in or by ingredient.

The keto diet is very similar to Atkins. You have to limit your carbohydrate intake strictly. The idea of limiting your carbs is to send your body into ketosis and burn fat. The limitations on this diet are much more strict than Atkins.

The results?

I have been eating low carb for the past two weeks. I have lost twelve pounds just by changing my diet. I have done nothing else in the form of exercise. I go about my life as normal and limit my carb intake to under twenty-five per day. Online you can also join in groups and see other people who have lost weight as well.

Regardless of your opinion on the low carb lifestyle, it does actually work to #Lose Weight. Many people who have lost weight on the diet claim to gain it back just as fast. This diet is not a quick fix. It is a lifestyle change that you must maintain for the rest of your life.