A coalition of doctors, academics, and American consumers called the Low-Carb Action Network (LCAN) is urging US nutrition leaders to include a low-carb diet as part of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The newly-formed group of low-carb diet advocates pointed to a “large and growing body of scientific research” that demonstrates how carbohydrate restriction is a safe and effective dietary strategy to prevent “and even reverse” chronic diet-related conditions such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure.
Lightbulb Moment: What is concerning about this group is that they are NOT made up of Registered Dietitians! There is no reason a low carb diet should be part of the Dietary Guidelines. Low carb diets are for diabetics, who are NOT the general public. This is a push for ignorance backed by bad science. And this time they want to make the government help villainize carbs. Stand up for true science!
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