Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet score and risk of incident cancer; a prospective cohort study

  title={Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet score and risk of incident cancer; a prospective cohort study},
  author={Lena M Nilsson and Anna Winkvist and Ingegerd Johansson and Bernt O Lindahl and G{\"o}ran Hallmans and Per Lenner and Bethany Van Guelpen},
  booktitle={Nutrition journal},
BACKGROUND Although carbohydrate reduction of varying degrees is a popular and controversial dietary trend, potential long-term effects for health, and cancer in specific, are largely unknown. METHODS We studied a previously established low-carbohydrate, high-protein (LCHP) score in relation to the incidence of cancer and specific cancer types in a population-based cohort in northern Sweden. Participants were 62,582 men and women with up to 17.8 years of follow-up (median 9.7), including 3… CONTINUE READING
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