Watch in an argument who is giving actual reasoning and who is trying to just discredit the person instead of the info.
Fats are not empty calories, they contain fat soluble vitamins for one. Fats are essential nutrients and building blocks, like protein. Carbs are not (except in extremely minimal amounts even found in "NO carb" foods.
Your other information assumes a properly functioning sugar metabolism when so many people are insulin resistant!
I don't know if the op will be benefited by low carb, but it sure wont hurt her at all. I can tell when my stress hormones are high, they are not high on low carb, I had more symptoms of high stress eating higher carbs, because my body was broken and unable to cope with them.
How about you explain how a horse living on pasture gets insulin resistant and how we can help him? Because the sugar in the grass sure isnt fixing him. He'll founder on it eventually.