Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests

Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests
 

A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests.
Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses.
But a US study over 25 years indicates that a moderate cut in carb consumption - or switching meat for plant-based protein and fats - is healthier.
The study relied on people remembering the amount of carbohydrates they ate.
'Gaining widespread popularity' In the study, published in The Lancet Public Health, 15,400 people from the US filled out questionnaires on... read more

 
17 August 2018 in Health, Views: 59
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