Carbohydrates and mortality

For many people who have tried to lose weight a low carbohydrate diet is a popular approach. A study was published in The Lancet last week that asked the question of whether carbohydrate intake is linked to  mortality i.e. How long people live.

The study found that a low carbohydrate diet and a high carbohydrate diet was associated with a higher risk of mortality. Including a moderate amount of carbohydrate (50% calories) was associated with the lowest risk.

For more tips on including a moderate amount of carbohydrate in your diet take a look at The Food Pyramid and The Eatwell Guide.

 

Posted: 21/08/2018 15:21:21 by Marian O’Reilly


 

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