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Biting off more than you can chew: Do we eat more when consuming low-carbohydrate or low-fat diets?

Biting off more than you can chew: Do we eat more when consuming low-carbohydrate or low-fat diets?

In a world where the overconsumption of food is increasing, which diet would you put your money on to promote eating less? According to a recent landmark study, something about ketogenic, low-carbohydrate diets make us more likely to overeat – but the story is more complicated than it may seem! ‘I’ll take a brief overview, please!’ If you’ve been on social media recently, you’ve probably seen competing support for low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diets versus plant-based diets. Supporters argue that the benefits of “their” diet  include helping to maintain your weight while the other leads to increased hunger, overconsumption of calories, and ultimately, excess body we...