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Swedish health advisory body says too much carbohydrate, not fat, leads to obesity

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 15 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6873

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  1. Anders Hansen
  1. 1Stockholm

An influential Swedish health organisation has recommended a diet that is low in carbohydrates but not low in fat for people who are overweight or obese or have diabetes.

The advice from the Swedish Council on Health and Technology Assessment is the result of a two year review of 16 000 scientific …

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