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Study: Low-carb diet beats low-fat for weight loss and heart health
Study: Low-carb diet beats low-fat for weight loss and heart health

Good news for people who like oil more than bread: People on a low-carbohydrate diet lowered certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease and lost nearly three times as much weight as those on a low-fat diet, a new study found. “This isn’t a license to hit the butter and meat fats,” cautioned Dr. Lydia Bazzano, a professor at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and one of the study’s lead authors. “But even very high-fat diets can be healthy.” ------- FOR THE RECORD, 4:56 p.m.: An earlier version of this article said "bad" cholesterol was HDL and "good" cholesterol LDL. In fact, "bad"...

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