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The low-carbohydrate diet and cardiovascular risk factors: Evidence from epidemiologic studies

Description:

Recent randomized controlled trials document that low-carbohydrate diets not only decrease body weight but also improve cardiovascular risk factors. In light of this evidence from randomized controlled trials, dietary guidelines should be re-visited advocating a healthy low carbohydrate dietary pattern as an alternative dietary strategy for the prevention of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Reference:

Hu (2014). "The low-carbohydrate diet and cardiovascular risk factors: Evidence from epidemiologic studies."  Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases.

Url: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2013.12.008