People Who Follow Low-Fat Diets Have Higher Mortality Rates, Study Says

August 30, 2017 at 9:27 AM | Posted in PBS | Leave a comment
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Found this interesting article on Low-Fat Diets on the PBS website. Click the link at the bottom to see the full article.

 

People Who Follow Low-Fat Diets Have Higher Mortality Rates, Study Says

Excess carbohydrates—not total and saturated fats—are more harmful for human longevity, according to a new diet study. These results contradict decades of health advice to reduce fat intake.

Researchers in the study, called PURE (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology), recorded the food intake of over 135,000 people from 18 different countries, including high-, medium-, and low-income nations. They found that those who ate plenty of butter, cheese, and meats lived up to 23% longer lives than those who cut back on fats……..

* Click the link below to read the full article
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/body/people-who-follow-low-fat-diets-have-higher-mortality-rates-study-says/

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