Low carb diets work, so why aren’t they advised?

People with diabetes have been lowering daily intake of carbohydrate as a means to achieve better diabetes control for years but, despite many enjoying great success with this, lower carbohydrate diets have yet to receive large scale advocation from health organisations such as the NHS.

Throughout the 21st Century, as was the case in much of the latter half of the 20th Century, the focus of the Department of Health’s recommendations has been to follow a low fat, so called balanced diet. The US Department of Agriculture developed a ‘food pyramid’, which advised starchy carbohydrates to be the foundation of the diet, and the UK recommendations followed suit.

Read Article at diabetes.co.uk