Low-Carb Cholesterol Concerns Unnecessary

Filed under: Atkins Diet — @ February 17, 2006

Although there isn’t suffient evidence yet, a study says a low carb diet is just as good as a low fat diet.

bq. However, they discovered that there was an increase in the total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL “bad”) cholesterol for the group following a low-carb diet. They added that the rise in LDL cholesterol for the low-carb diet group completely negated any increase in HDL “good” cholesterol and decreases in triglyceride levels.

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