Carb Back-loading is certainly the most lenient diet out there. You can eat lots of so-called junk food without deviating from the program. But as any nutrition-conscious M&F reader knows, fast food like the kind sold at McDonald’s and other drive thru windows can’t be a part of any diet that’s focused on muscle and performance. Or can it? Find out who can get away with eating fast food, and who should stay with cleaner carbs.


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