Monday, September 13, 2010

High protein, low carb, die earlier

In other shocking news, while the Atkins diet will make you lose weight, it won't make you healthier.  A nice stir-fry, even with white rice, really is better for you than a pile of steak.  Shocked?

A major study was just published in the Annals of Internal Medicine from Harvard. In approximately 85,000 women who were followed for 26 years and 45,000 men who were followed for 20 years, researchers found that all-cause mortality rates were increased in both men and women who were eating a low-carbohydrate Atkins diet based on animal protein.

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