Since excess carbohydrate is deposited as fat, you might think it would be forbidden in a reducing diet. All
a certain amount of carbohydrate because fat is not properly consumed in its absence.
Fat is only half-burned unless there is carbohydrate present to fan it into a hot flame. Acid waste products accumulate with untoward results. When you reduce you are going to burn up some of the fat that annoys you and you will require a reasonable number of carbohydrate calories to keep the home fires burning—your wicks trimmed to burn without smoking.