Pros and Cons of Taking Carbohydrates
Post at least three times to this discussion forum, following the guidelines below. Your posts should include responses to any questions asked, as well as replies to classmates.
Many diets recommend decreasing or eliminating carbohydrates (i.e. Atkins).
1. In your first post, answer the following questions:
• If carbohydrates are only 4.2 kCal/g why are carbohydrates the primary focus of some diets? Provide references for your comments.
• Take a side and argue for or against anti-carbohydrate diets. Include your personal experiences.
2. Post responses to two of your classmates, arguing against their opinions on anti-carb diets.