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A diet fad which some claim is safe and healthy, and others claim is a road to heart disease and kidney failure. It touts the removal of excess carbohydrates(carbs) from the diet, which are then replaced by protein, the idea being that the body's blood sugar goes down, insulin goes down, and the body goes into ketosis and begins to burn fat. Some say this is safe, others say it's highly dangerous, most people agree it is a diet best kept to the short term only, as it is not balanced, and it's also very expensive because of all the meat involved. Also known as the "Atkins diet." A less severe version of this model is the "South Beach" diet which allows carbs, but strives to eliminate "simple" carbs like white sugar and flour, in favor of "complex carbs" like whole grains which have high nutritional value and do not create the spikes in blood sugar that provoke insulin overproduction(something Dr. Atkins claimed to be the cause of weight gain.)
Also a big money fad as companies scramble to create "low carb" versions of popular products such as bread and pasta.
Low-carb bread? Now I've seen everything. The whole point of eating bread is to get carbs.
by Kucitizen June 27, 2004
Gays have been on this diet steadily for years. It consists entirely of meat and gravy.
A gay doesn't have to measure or count anything on this low-carb diet. He can eat as many twelve inch tube steaks a day as he can handle without tiring. Some swallow only the gravy, pure protein. Weight stays constant.
by Richard Black May 06, 2005
A diet low in carbonation, like Coca-cola, Pepsi and such.
I don't drink soda anymore... I'm on a low-carb diet.
by Brisk July 06, 2004
How you feel when you finally hit that point in your weekend where you stop caring and decide to get high. "Low" would be sarcastic for high and "Carb" being the sarcastic way of saying you do not care. You feel low carb when you figure you are done with caring about your responsibilities and have an urge to get high.
Bob: Hey do you still have to work today?
John: No man, it's Saturday. I'm feeling low carb.

Bob: Wanna Smoke?
by BCbrother August 07, 2016
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