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Low Carb Diets Can Boost Weight Loss and Improve Cardiovascular Health

Thursday, October 20, 2016 5:10
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Low carb diets, including the ketogenic diet, have been controversial for decades. The belief that fats are bad while carbohydrates are good, which has its origins in scientifically questionable studies from the 1950s, still assumes a strong hold over public consciousness.

However, the tides are gradually turning, and more researchers are beginning to question the 20th century’s incessant demonization of fats. In fact, since 2002 there have been over 20 studies conducted on low carb diets, and the overwhelming majority of them clearly show that the health benefits of a low carb diet considerably exceed those of a low fat diet – especially when it comes to weight loss and cardiovascular health.

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