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Blow to low carb diet as landmark study finds high fibre cuts heart disease risk

Blow to low carb diet as landmark study finds high fibre cuts heart disease risk

blow to low carb diets in WHO study

Eating more fibre, found in wholegrain cereals, pasta and bread as  well as nuts and pulses, will cut people’s chances of heart disease and  early death, according to a landmark review commissioned by the World Health Organization.

The authors of the review, which will inform forthcoming WHO  guidelines, say their findings are good news – but incompatible with  fashionable low-carb diets.

The research is led by Prof Jim Mann’s team at the University of  Otago in New Zealand, who also carried out the major review that  informed WHO guidance on curbing sugar in the diet, leading to sugar taxes around the world.

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