Ancel keys performed a starvation diet shortly after ww2 where young men spent some weeks eating 1800 cals a day of high carb crap. They looked like they had just come out of a concentration camp at the end.
Originally Posted by StoneAgeQueen
John Yudkin repeated the study many years later, except he used a meat and vegetables based diet and the participants did not end up looking like scarecrows but lean and muscled.
If I can find the links to the studies I'll post them.
A quick search returned a hit to Dr Eades talking about the two studies:
And I was wrong, they were eating just under 1600 calories a day, not 1800.
Yeah, he was. I noticed that too. Possibly a less highly evolved form of Primal?
Originally Posted by slowcooker
Also the first and second posts directly contradict each other about the need to count calories.
Bump because this is exactly what I have found through 7 weeks of eating.
THIS is the key.
Originally Posted by NDF