To clarify, when it comes to weight loss, the only thing that matters are calories in vs calories out. Macro composition does not matter.
With that in mind, relative to a high-carb diet, a low-carb diet has been shown to improve fasting plasma glucose and insulin levels, cholesterol levels, blood triglycerides, preserve muscle mass during weight loss, and other health markers.
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