Does The High Fat Low Carb Diet Really Work?

Do high fat low carb diets work

Here is a brilliant article about the high fat low carb diet. Michael Cala interviewed nutrition expert and cancer-prevention specialist Moshe Shike, M.D. about whether low carb diets really work.

Michael Carla:¬†People trying to lose weight often say they’ve had limited or no success following the 20-20-60 diet. Consumer magazines praise the “high-protein low-carbohydrate” diet as a panacea for the American weight problem. Your views?

Dr. Shike: These “high-protein, low-carbohydrate” diets have not been proven to be safe or effective in the long run. We know, for example, that high-protein diets may be harmful to the kidneys, and are associated with calcium loss, which can result in bone problems. Read more…