According to Dr. Jeff S. Volek, who is a Registered Dietitian and Dr. Stephen D. Phinney, two of the world’s leading researchers on low-carb diets, there are many stumbling blocks that people tend to run into, which can lead to adverse effects and suboptimal results.
To get into full-blown ketosis and reap all the metabolic benefits of low-carb, merely cutting back on the carbs isn’t enough.
If you haven’t gotten the results you expected on a low-carb diet, then perhaps you were doing one of these 5 common mistakes
Eating Too Many Carbs
There is no clear definition of exactly what constitutes a “low carb diet.”
Some would call anything under 100-150 grams per day low-carb, which is definitely a lot less than the standard Western diet.