An "aha moment" finally makes it to the front page of the NY Times Sunday Review. Just kidding. We've been talking about this in my practice for 30 years.
Giving up most carbs (except fruits and vegetables) works!!! For weight loss. For diabetes. Why is it such a radical idea? It's not! It just seems that way for two reasons: 1. we are all EUI ("Eating Under the Influence". Carbs are addictive and we'll do anything not to give them up and 2. The food companies would go out of business if we all suddenly figured it out. They want to make sure we don't.