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Why is a low carbohydrate diet healthier than a low fat diet?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
See below: The common carbohydrates are the simple ones that make up so much of the american diet and sugar is actually dangerous for many (yudkin j. Sweet and dangerous, published in 1973) if you stick to "god made food" you don't have to worry about content.
Answered on Oct 4, 2017
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