The Low-Carb Diet Craze [news]
A diet is more than a fad. In fact, it's more than a diet--when skinny people are on it. Yet there they are, jogging into Noah's Bagels in Santa Monica, Calif., proudly ordering bagels with the innards scooped out, disposed like toxic waste and replaced with full-fat cream cheese.
What's happening is a boom in low-carb diets, the weight-loss schemes that allow you to eat all the protein you want--steak, eggs, even fatty bacon--so long as you cut way down on carbohydrates like bread, pasta and soda