Men's Journal

What Really Happens to Your Body When You Ditch Carbs

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You know that one friend who got really into his fat-heavy paleo diet and started smelling kind of weird? That stink isn’t coming from unwashed gym clothes. There’s actually a real, scientific explanation, and it has to do with your pal’s new low-carb diet. And his strange breath isn’t the only consequence.

When it comes to carbs, there are a thousand agendas and biases. To figure out conclusively what is actually happening inside our bodies when we stop eating the stuff, we reached out to three dietary experts to enlighten us.