Should obese patients be counselled to follow a low‐glycaemic index diet? Yes

@article{Pawlak2002ShouldOP,
  title={Should obese patients be counselled to follow a low‐glycaemic index diet? Yes},
  author={D. Pawlak and C. Ebbeling and D. S. Ludwig},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2002},
  volume={3}
}
A reduction in dietary fat has been widely advocated for the prevention and treatment of obesity and related complications. However, the efficacy of low‐fat diets has been questioned in recent years. One potential adverse effect of reduced dietary fat is a compensatory increase in the consumption of high glycaemic index (GI) carbohydrate, principally refined starchy foods and concentrated sugar. Such foods can be rapidly digested or transformed into glucose, causing a large increase in post… Expand
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