Roger Clemens

Peter Pressman, MD

Low-Carb Craze Unwarranted
Low-carbohydrate diets have developed into a multimillion-dollar industry. They promise healthy, rapid, and indulgent weight loss for relentless dieters. This is especially remarkable, since no randomized, controlled clinical trials evaluated its efficacy until 2003.

Foster et al. (2003) conducted a one-year, multi-center study among 63 obese men and women with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30. The results demonstrated greater weight loss on the low-carbohydrate …

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About the Author

Peter Pressman, MD
Director, The Daedalus Foundation
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