Low Carb diet is often used for weight loss.
A recent “Study of Studies” published in BMJ shows that Low-Carb-diet is beneficial for diabetes control and remission.
The beneficial effects seem quite remarkable in the first six months but there is uncertainty about the long term effect.
Before you consider the Low-Carb-diet option, do discuss it with your doctor.
What replaces the Low-Carb-Diet is also important. Long term Low-Carb-Diet with animal protein seems to be bad for health.
Do consider plant based proteins instead .
References: Efficacy and safety of low and very low carbohydrate diets for type 2 diabetes remission: systematic review and meta-analysis of published and unpublished randomized trial data.
BMJ 2021; 372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m4743 (Published 13 January 2021)
Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:m4743
Seidelmann SB, Claggett B, Cheng S, et al. Dietary carbohydrate intake and mortality: a prospective cohort study and meta-analysis. Lancet Public Health2018;3:e419-28. doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30135-X pmid:30122560
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