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Study finds moderate carbohydrate diets may be ideal for long-term health

1 month ago   |   By SlashGear

A new study has found that consuming a moderate amount of carbohydrates may be the best diet for human health. According to the research, which was published in The Lancet Public Health journal, diets composed 50- to 55-percent of carbohydrates were associated with lower risk of mortality compared to low and high carbohydrate diets. As well, the study indicates that...
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Scientists are zeroing in on the right amount of carbs to eat for a long life - here's how much should be in your diet

Scientists are zeroing in on the right amount of carbs to eat for a long life - here's how much should be in your diet

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

New evidence from a long-term study suggests that neither high-carb nor low-carb diets are necessarily great for your health.
Scientists studied more than 15,000 people in the US and another 400,000-plus around the world, and found that getting about 50-55% of a day's energy from carbohydrates might be ideal .
People who ate significantly more or less carbs than that were more likely to die, according to the study.
For years, dieters have had to deal with a lot of conflicting advice on how to eat.
First, fat was the bad guy. Then it was considered ideal to avoid sugar and go...
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