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Low-Carb Diet is More Effective Than Low-Fat Diet

Written by Wellness Club on January 22, 2008 – 6:26 pm -

A sixth-month study, reported in the April 29th 2003 Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, showed that women on a low-carbohydrate diet lost more weight than those on a low-fat diet even though calorie intake was similar. The low-carb group lost more weight and more body fat during the trial. No differences were noted in cholesterol, triglyceride, and insulin levels between the two groups. In other words, a low carb diet which was presumably higher in fat and cholesterol did NOT adversely affect cholesterol or other levels as some arm-chair critics have hypothesized it might.

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