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One of the myths that can often be heard is that carbohydrates are a weightless foe. The truth is completely different, says fitness trainer Sohee Lee.

“Maybe someone mentioned to you that he stopped eating bread and pudding and lost ten kilos,” she wrote with a photo that revealed a simple formula that can reduce body fat on the body while eating carbohydrates.

“I have clients who eat more than 200 grams of carbohydrates a day and reduce fatty tissue,” she added.

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Probably one of the most common misconceptions about fat loss is that you need to completely eliminate carbohydrates from your diet. Maybe a friend or family has told you about a time when he/she stopped eating bread and rice and lost 20lbs in a matter of weeks. The seemingly logical conclusion, then, may be that naturally, it was the bread and rice that was getting in the way of shedding body fat. 💁🏻‍♀️⁣ ⁣ But what if I told you that you could absolutely keep carbs in your diet AND lean out at the same time? All of my coaching clients do this. I do this. I even have a handful of women who are shedding body fat while consuming over 200g carbs a day (note that this is not the norm per se, but it does happen). ⁣ ⁣ How can this be? Follow these three simple, ultra-secret steps to keeping carbs in your diet. ⁣🙈😉 ⁣ 1️⃣Eat carbs ⁣ 2️⃣while staying in a deficit.⁣ 3️⃣Repeat steps 1 and 2.⁣ ⁣ Remember that the single most important determinant of fat loss is creating a calorie deficit. And the best ways to consistently adhere to said deficit are to 1) minimize feelings of deprivation, and 2) maximize enjoyment. 👏👏👏⁣ ⁣ This means that if you love carbs and feel better with them, it would not be a good idea to nix them entirely from your diet. Scale back on your portion sizes? Sure. Moderate your calories? Absolutely. Instead of a heaping pile of rice, maybe cut that in half and bump up your veggie intake. Rather than banning your beloved pasta, enjoy it a little less frequently and in slightly smaller quantities. ⁣ ⁣ On the flip side, if you don’t care for carbs and would rather have more protein and fats, then you can definitely skip over the carbs. ⁣ ⁣ But understand that carbs themselves are not the enemy when it comes to fat loss! ⁣ ⁣ #eatliftthrive #fatloss⁣ ⁣ store.soheefit.com

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How is that possible? Very simple. It is important to maintain a calorie deficit. As long as you keep these proven formulas, no matter how much carbohydrates and other macronutrients you consume, you will not get fat.

“The first step is to eat carbohydrates, while others maintain a calorie deficit. The third step is to repeat the first and the second, “she wrote.

Sohee Lee believes that a long-term sustainable diet is just the one you enjoy.

“If you like carbohydrates, it’s not a good idea to get them out of the diet. Take care of the portion size and calorie intake. Eat more vegetables. Carbohydrates are not themselves an enemy when it comes to reducing fat tissue, “she said.


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