Low-Carb & Low Fat Diet Difference

Ngebray.com,- A comprehensive study involving over 100,000 people finds that rather than lowering fat, more people might benefit from lowering the amount of carbs they eat. People eating high quantities of carbs had a nearly 30% higher risk of dying than people eating a low–carb diet.

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Carbohydrates are easily stored as glucose in the body, and they can raise blood sugar levels, contributing to obesity and diabetes. Researchers point to the fact that rather than focusing on fat, you should be focusing on your carbs. People often replace fat with carbs, which scientists now understand my be just as unhealthy, if not more so.

The findings add more data to the continuing debate over the best advice for healthy eating. More research is needed to know exactly how much fat and carbs should be allowed for optimal health.