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When we intake foods contain carbohydrates, they will be absorbed in the small intestine and the absorbed carbohydrates will be transmitted to blood vessels as sugar in the blood (blood sugar). If we are physically active, blood sugar will be absorbed into muscle cells, and blood sugar in muscle cells will be used as energy. However, if we intake excess carbohydrate and remain physically inactive, excessive blood sugar will be converted into fat and will be stored as fat in our body.
The aim of dieting is reducing fat in our body, whereas the aim of net carb restricted diets is preventing further increase of fat. Net carb restricted diets also result in using energy which converted from fat stored in our body. Therefore, net carb restricted diets will improve the effect of dieting.
If you wish to use our products as part of your therapeutic diets, the amount of usage will depend on your symptoms. Therefore, please consult your doctor or dietitian with reference to the nutritional facts before using our products as a part of your therapeutic diet.
Net carbohydrates are used as source of energy, such as rice, etc. There are two kinds of carbohydrates; one is net nutritional carbohydrates and the other is non-nutritional carbohydrates (dietary fibers). So, you could regard it as:
"Net carbohydarate = carbhydrates - dietary fiber.