Low-carbohydrate–high-protein diet and long-term survival in a general population cohort

  title={Low-carbohydrate–high-protein diet and long-term survival in a general population cohort},
  author={Antonia Trichopoulou and Theodora Psaltopoulou and Philippos Orfanos and C Hsieh and Dimitiros Trichopoulos},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective:We have evaluated the effects on mortality of habitual low carbohydrate–high-protein diets that are thought to contribute to weight control.Design:Cohort investigation.Setting:Adult Greek population.Subjects methods:Follow-up was performed from 1993 to 2003 in the context of the Greek component of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition. Participants were 22 944 healthy adults, whose diet was assessed through a validated questionnaire. Participants were… CONTINUE READING