Top 10 Low Carb Healthy Fat (LCHF) Research Papers

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Top 10 LCHF Research Papers

  1. Comparison of Low Fat and Low Carbohydrate Diets on Circulating Fatty Acid Composition and Markers of Inflammation. Forsythe, CE., Phinney, SD., Fernandez, ML., et al. Lipids. 2008; 43: 65–77 Lipids. 2008; 43: 65–77;
  2. Carbohydrate restriction has a more favorable impact on the metabolic syndrome than a low fat diet. Volek JS, Phinney SD, Forsythe CE, Quann EE,
    Wood RJ, Puglisi MJ, Kraemer WJ, Bibus DM, Fernandez ML, Feinman RD. Lipids. 2009; 44: 297-309. doi: 10.1007/s11745-008-3274-2.
  3. Beyond weight loss: a review of the therapeutic uses of very-low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets. Paoli A1, Rubini A, Volek JS, Grimaldi KA. (2013). European Journey of Clinical Nutrition. Aug; 67(8): 789-96. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.116. PMC3826507
  4. Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and LEARN Diets for Change in Weight and Related Risk Factors Among Overweight Premenopausal Women. Gardner CD, Kiazand A, Kim S, Stafford RS, Balise RR, Kraemer HC, et al., Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA); 2007; 297: 969–978.
  5. Weight loss with a low-carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or low-fat diet Dietary Intervention Randomized Controlled Trial (DIRECT) Group. Shai I, Schwarzfuchs D, Henkin Y, Shahar DR, Witkow S, Greenberg I, Golan R, Fraser D, Bolotin A, Vardi H, Tangi-Rozental O, Zuk-Ramot R, Sarusi B, Brickner D, Schwartz Z, Sheiner E, Marko R, Katorza E, Thiery J, Fiedler GM, Blüher M, Stumvoll M, Stampfer MJ. New England Journal of Medicine. 2008; 359: 229-41 NEJMoa0708681
  6. The effect of a low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Westman EC, Yancy WS, Mavropoulos JC, Marquart M, McDuffie JR. Nutrition & Metabolism (London). 2008; 5: 36. doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-5-36.
  7. Chewing the saturated fat: how many more negative studies do we need? Thornley S, Henderson G, Schofield G. New Zealand Medical Journal. 2015; Sep 4; 128 (1421): 80-1.
  8. The Carbohydrate-Insulin Model of Obesity: Beyond “Calories In, Calories Out”. Ludwig, David & B. Ebbeling, Cara. (2018). JAMA Internal Medicine.
    178. 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.2933
  9. Low triglycerides-high high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and risk of ischemic heart disease. Jeppesen J, Hein HO, Suadicani P, Gyntelberg F.
    (2001). Archives of Internal Medicine. 2001 Feb 12; 161(3): 361-6.
  10. Virta diabetes treatment trial outcome summaries (online).

(Source: PreKure, 2019)