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Definition of Sugar Busters diet

Sugar Busters diet: The Sugar Busters diet is a weight loss plan based upon restriction of sugar intake. The diet is based upon the concept that sugar consumption leads to insulin release, which some experts believe leads to weight gain. Sugar and other complex carbohydrates such as pasta, white bread, and white rice are forbidden on the sugar Busters diet. The sugar Busters diet is essentially one form of low-carbohydrate diet. Whole-wheat, sugarless bread and pasta are allowed with this plan. The plan also encourages the consumption of lean meats, fruits, vegetables, and nuts.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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