an ultra low fat diet restricts your
consumption of fat to under 10% of daily calories generally a low fat diet
provides around 30% of its calories as fat studies reveal that this diet is
ineffective for weight loss in the long term proponents of the ultra low fat
diet claim that traditional low fat diets are not low enough in fat and that
fat intake needs to stay under 10 percent of total calories to produce
health benefits and weight loss an ultra low fat diet contains 10 percent or
fewer calories from fat the diet is mostly plant-based and has a limited
intake of animal products therefore it’s generally very high in carbs around 80
percent of calories and low in protein at 10 percent of calories this diet has
proven very successful for weight loss among obese individuals in one study
obese individuals lost an average of 140 pounds 63 kilograms on an ultra low fat
diet another eight-week study with a diet containing 7 to 14 percent fat
showed an average weight loss of 14 point 8 pounds
studies suggest that ultra low fat diets can improve several risk factors for
heart disease including high blood pressure high cholesterol and markers of
inflammation surprisingly this high carb low fat diet can also lead to
significant improvements in type 2 diabetes furthermore it may slow the
progression of multiple sclerosis and autoimmune disease that affects your
brain spinal cord and optic nerves in the eyes an ultra low fat diet contains
less than 10 percent of its calories from fat it can cause significant weight
loss and may also have impressive benefits for heart disease type 2
diabetes and multiple sclerosis for more information on diets be sure to check
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