Get Half of Your Calories from Carbs
The reason: longevity.
If you’re following a low-carb diet because you think it’s better for your health, it’s time to reconsider, according to a new study in The Lancet Public Health.
Researchers looked at data from almost 16,000 adults to see if there was a link between carb intake and health risk. They found that those who got less than 40 percent or more than 70 percent of their calories from carbs were more likely to die early compared to people who stuck to the 50 to 55 percent range.
On the flip side, high-carb diets are usually full of processed foods.
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