Americans spending ~312.9 billion dollars annually on cardiovascular disease. This price makes it clear why diet and nutrition are such a debated subject. In fact, many people hop from one diet to the next more often than they shower…well maybe it isn’t that extreme, but you get my point.
- Low-carbohydrate Diet Group: Total carbohydrate minus total fiber of less than 40 g/d
- Low-fat Diet Group: Total energy from fat less than 30% (less than 7% from saturated fat) and 55% carbohydrate
at 3, 6, and 12 months. The low carbohydrate diet also had a significantly greater reduction in fat mass and significantly greater lean mass at 12 months.
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- Bazzano LA, Hu T, Reynolds K, Yao L, Bunol C, Liu Y, Chen CS, Klag MJ, Whelton PK, He J. Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Sep 2;161(5):309-18. doi: 10.7326/M14-0180.