A previous post of mine discussed the results of prescribing a low-carbohydrate diet not only for weight loss but heart health.
For the actual details of this study:
These studies bring into question why the low carbohydrate diet is not accepted in certain situations by the medical community. For a cardiologist’s take on the dilemma:
As stated in the previous post (mine), please do not begin any restricted diet without consulting your doctor. Prolonged and severe carbohydrate restriction or higher fat diets may not be for everyone . Medical nutrition therapy should be practiced by a licensed registered dietitian or nutritionist under the guidance of a physician.