This diet was low in fats, and as such, suggested that people try to reduce the amount of butter and other animal products that are high-fat. They said it would be beneficial to eat a diet that was made up of low-fat foods such as chicken and margarine.
Although that sounds like a good thing, it simply means that the body processes the carbohydrates in them more quickly, and then pumps a large load of glucose into the bloodstream. Insulin is the primary regulator of lipoprotein lipase, which is what forms outside the cells in our body and promotes fats to come inside and be stored.
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