How Low Carb Diets Could Decrease Your Lifespan

For a long time, low carb diets were touted as the key to weight loss - a trend that, though true for some, can also wreak havoc on arterial function. 

A summary of numerous studies of the relationship between low carb diets and coronary heart disease ultimately showed that low carb diets can worsen blood flow and lead to shorter lifespans. Those who followed a healthy, balanced vegetarian diet, on the other hand, cleaned out their arteries, lowering their cholesterol and improving their health overall.

Dr. Greger of NutritionFacts.org brings us more details. 



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