20-Year Harvard Study Decimates Popular Low-Carb Criticism

Filed under: Study — @ November 9, 2006

Dr. Frank Hu releases the most favorable low-carb study to date

What I am about to share with you will change the way you look at diet and health forever. Or at least it should. When you buck the trend of conventional wisdom, as so many of us who are on a low-carbohydrate program have, then you are bound to upset the very foundation of health and nutrition that those in authority hold so near and dear to their hearts. But science moves forward to create paradigm shifts in the way we think. Today we see one such example of this.

If you are on a low-carb diet, then you have probably run into this before.

“The Atkins Diet is dangerous for your heart!”

“If you eat all that fat on low-carb, you’ll have a heart attack!”

“Who cares about your weight loss, you’re destroying your health!”

For those of us on the low-carb lifestyle, hearing statements like this has become just another one of the many challenges we face while on the journey to attaining amazing weight loss success and vastly improved health. After losing nearly 200 pounds on the Atkins diet in 2004 and keeping it off ever since, incredibly I STILL have people challenging me to this very day about the “dangers” of eating low-carb because of the alleged health problems it is supposed to induce. My question to these people is this: WHEN am I supposed to have these, hmmmm?

More than any other comments which have been made to me about livin’ la vida low-carb, there is one that rises above all the rest especially in the context of debating the health claims that we low-carbers make about this way of eating.

“There have been no long-term studies showing low-carb is safe!”

Ah, this has been the good ole reliable defense that so many opponents of low-carb diets have thrown out in the arena of ideas to silence talk about low-carb. But now they’re going to have to come up with another excuse because a bombshell long-term study was released today in The New England Journal of Medicine by Harvard researchers that quite literally vindicates all of us who have made low-carb living our permanent lifestyle change.

This is HUGE news that merits front-page status because what they found is that low-carb diets DO NOT increase the risk of coronary heart disease over the long-term as has been popularly theorized primarily by those who oppose this healthy nutritional approach.

Click here to read more about the 20-year study and what it means for the future of diet and health henceforth.


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