Low Carb Diets Helpful, But Don’t Fix Everything

A major analysis of the effect of reduced carbohydrate consumption on patients with diabetes has concluded that low- to moderate-carb diets lower glucose more effectively than high carb diets, and the more carbs are restricted, the more glucose lowers, in the first year of following the diet. However, the low carb plan performed no better than high carbs on other health indicators, such as weight and cholesterol, and the effect on glycemic control did not seem to persist long-term. Read more

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