Not everyone has the self-control to downsize their bellies by cutting bread completely out of their lives, but they might not need to. According to a British study, avoiding carbs just two days a week could be all dieters need to do to lose weight.
MSNBC reports the study, which was presented at a breast cancer symposium in Texas, found that women who ditched carbs and dieted heavily two days a week dropped nearly twice the weight of counterparts who stuck to 1,500-calorie-per-day diets.
In addition to avoiding carbs those two days per week, the first group took in only 650 calories on their hard-core diet days. Menus on those dark days included one piece of fruit, as well as a selection of veggies and nuts.
It’s a good idea to consult a medical professional before embarking on a new diet.