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SB Seidelmann, B Claggett, S Cheng, M Henglin, A Shah, LM Steffen, AR Folsom, EB Rimm, WC Willett and SD Solomon
Abstract
Low carbohydrate diets, which restrict carbohydrate in favour of increased protein or fat intake, or both, are a popular weight-loss strategy. However, the long-term effect of carbohydrate restriction on mortality is controversial and could depend on whether dietary carbohydrate is replaced by plant-based or animal-based fat and protein. We aimed to investigate the association between carbohydrate intake and mortality.
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