Dietary carbohydrate restriction improves metabolic syndrome independent of weight loss

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URL: https://insight.jci.org/articles/view/128308

Journal: JCI Insight

Publication Date: 06/2019

 Summary: Obese subjects cycled through 4 weeks each of a low, medium and high carb diet. Consistent with the perspective that MetS is a pathologic state that manifests as dietary carbohydrate intolerance, these results show that compared with eucaloric high-carbohydrate intake, LC/high-fat diets benefit MetS independent of whole-body or fat mass.

Key Takeaways

Low Carb high fat diets lead to improvements in metabolic syndrome which is characterized by obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and high triglycerides.

Remove Carbs From Your Diet and See What Happens

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