More sugar? No, thank you! The elusive nature of low carbohydrate diets

  title={More sugar? No, thank you! The elusive nature of low carbohydrate diets},
  author={Dario Giugliano and Maria Ida Maiorino and Giuseppe Bellastella and Katherine Esposito},
In the past decades, dietary guidelines focused on reducing saturated fat as the primary strategy for cardiovascular disease prevention, neglecting the many other potential effects of diet on health, in particular the harmful effects of sugar. A greater intake of soft drinks (sugar-sweetened beverages), for example, is associated with a 44% increased prevalence of metabolic syndrome, a higher risk of obesity, and a 26% increased risk of developing diabetes mellitus. Carbohydrates comprise… 
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