The science is in! To lower your cholesterol avoid carbs.

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At least that’s what’s being said this week. Personally from all the books I’ve read on the topic it seems obvious to me that saturated fats from animal products don’t cause any harm whatsoever while highly processed fats from plant sources do a great deal of harm. It also makes common sense since there was no one refining seeds to make oils when man was in his primitive state.

Diamond and his co-authors say following a low-carb diet is most effective for people at increased risk of heart disease, such as those who are overweight, hypertensive and diabetic. Their findings are consistent with another paper recently published in the “Journal of the American College of Cardiology,” which provided strong evidence that food that raises blood sugar, such as bread, potatoes and sweets, should be minimized, rather than tropical oils and animal-based food.

Science Daily

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