Fri, 23 February 2018
“There’s no difference between a low-fat diet vs. low-carb diet,” say the headlines. This was in response to a Stanford study published in the journal JAMA yesterday.
We review the detail in this episode!
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Today’s Show: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat: Lessons Learned from Stanford’s DIETFITS Study
Let's review a few key details about the weight-loss intervention design aspect of the study that, unfortunately, are not suitably detailed in the abstract or even the full text PDF in JAMA. One has to download the 2017 paper to get some understanding about the details of the dietary recommendations and guidelines between the two groups—the low-fat cohort and low-carb cohort—being studied.