Letters Diet and cardiovascular risk

Advice to avoid low carbohydrate-high protein diets is not evidence based

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5106 (Published 06 August 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5106
  1. Yoni Freedhoff, physician1
  1. 1University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  1. drfreedhoff{at}bmimedical.ca

Lagiou and colleagues’ paper bases all of its 15 years’ worth of conclusions on a single, solitary, and clearly inaccurate, baseline food frequency questionnaire; it didn’t control for clearly known …

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