The effects of high-carbohydrate and high-fat diets on the serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations of endurance athletes.

We examined the effects of high-carbohydrate and high-fat diets on the serum lipid levels of distance runners. For seven days before each study, subjects consumed a diet containing 15% protein, 32% fat, and 53% carbohydrate. During 14-day experimental periods, a control group (n = 10) continued the same diet while two other groups consumed 69% of their… CONTINUE READING