Low-carb diets

Healthy low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets may reduce risk of premature death

When eating a low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet (LCD or LFD), choosing healthy foods is key to reducing the risk of premature death, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Study: For healthiest diet, eat moderate amount of carbs

“Too much and too little carbohydrate can be harmful but what counts most is the type of fat, protein, and carbohydrate,” said study co-author Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard Chan School.