A 46-year-old member asked:
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Low carb high fat diets. Are they healthy?

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Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Low-carb, high fat: Diet is not healthy under most circumstances. Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com and www.Nutritionfacts.Org for information on a healthy diet. They cite lots of research on the benefits of a low-fat, plant-based diet.
Answered on Mar 29, 2014

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