"Based on these data, a very low carbohydrate diet is more effective than a low fat diet for short-term weight loss and, over 6 months, is not associated with deleterious effects on important cardiovascular risk factors in healthy women."
What kinds of fats do you consume? "The low-fat trend finally appears to be on its way out. The notion that saturated fats are detrimental to our health is deeply embedded in our Zeitgeist—but shockingly, the opposite just might be true." -Kristin Wartman
“My goal today is to convince you that carbohydrate are not an obligate nutrient in the diet… there is this belief that if you are exercising, you need carbohydrate for fuel. And I will hope to show you that given at least a couple of weeks of adaptation to low-carbohydrate you can reduce it from an obligate nutrient to an optional nutrient."