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Low-carbohydrate diets.

  title={Low-carbohydrate diets.},
  author={Allen R Last and Stephen A. Wilson},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={73 11},
Americans spend dollar 33 billion annually on weight loss products and services, and a large portion of this money is spent on low-carbohydrate diets. Because of their higher protein and fat content and lower fiber and carbohydrate content, concerns have been raised about the potential health consequences of low-carbohydrate diets. Published long-term data are lacking. Short-term studies comparing traditional low-fat diets with low-carbohydrate diets found lower triglyceride levels, higher high… 

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