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Heart disease and a diet low in carbohydrate aren't linked

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 16 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1065

Low carbohydrate diets can help people lose weight, but many observers worry that encouraging women to replace carbohydrate with protein and fat might increase their risk of heart disease. A large randomised trial would take decades, so researchers looked for evidence …

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