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Low-carb should be the default guideline for health

This is a summary of a series of recent articles and letters in the journal Nutrition.

In short: the current guidelines to eat a low-fat (and therefore high-carb) diet and take drugs to treat diabetes was never based on solid science. The weight of the science actually supports a low-carb diet. In fact, the controversy over low-carb can be characterized as evidence on one side and dogma on the other.