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9 struggles of living on a low-carb diet, demonstrated by The Simpsons

Adopting a low-carbohydrate diet can have numerous benefits for people with diabetes, including weight loss and better control of blood glucose levels.

Anecdotal proof of the diet’s efficacy have been reported on the Diabetes.co.uk Forum, while scientific studies continue to provide further credence to the diet.

However, a low-carb diet can have its bumpy moments. Meticulous management is required, and reducing your intake of processed foods and takeaways is important to ensure the fat you eat – which can replace the carbs you lose – comes from natural sources.

The 30 Day Low Carb Meal Plan is among the cookbooks that can help diversify your diet, but ensuring you eat tasty low-carb food all the time can be tricky, especially if time is against you.

Here are some of the moments that can prove problematic for people on a low-carb diet.

1. When a stressful day leads to massive carb consumption

homer baguette carb

2. When you feel consistently irritated by everyone and everything during the transition period

homer irritated carb

3. When your nurse refuses to acknowledge that your newfound health came from eating fat

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4. …..and then tells you to eat grains and low-fat

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5. When you’re out and can’t find any low-carb snacks

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6. When your blood glucose levels are high, despite having stuck to your low-carb diet

homer angry

7. When a family member or friend cooks for you and still gives you carbs, despite you telling them about your diet

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8. When you haven’t lost any weight despite following your plan perfectly

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9. When you can’t find the full-fat yoghurt in the supermarket

simpsons supermarket

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