popsugar.com.au: Study Reveals that Low-Carb Diets Actually Work (and is Good For You)
This study was funded by the National Institute of Health and compared the results of a low carb diet to that of a low-fat diet. The results were that the low-carb dieters lost more weight even with their normal fat intake than those on the low-fat diet. Over a 12 month period, the low-carb dieters lost 3 kg (6.6 lbs) more than those who were on the low-fat diet.
Also, at the end of the study, the low-carb dieters had increased their HDL (good cholesterol) that lowered their risk for future heart disease.
In the ongoing debate on whether fat is the enemy of waistlines and healthy hearts, an in-depth study may have the answer: if you want to lose weight and be healthier, opt for a low-carb diet over a low-fat one. Low-carb dieters ate high-protein foods like eggs for breakfast, tuna salad for lunch, and red meat, chicken, fish, pork, or tofu for dinner, along with vegetables. The low-fat group ate more grains and starches, along with vegetables as well. See the full post here….