Study: Low-carb diet may cut obesity risks in young girls

12/5/2011 | New Kerala (India)

Black, obese prepubescent girls who followed a low-carb diet showed significant improvements in triglyceride and cholesterol levels and had better glucose control and insulin response compared with those who had a higher percentage of carbohydrates in their diet, a study in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition found. Eating a low-carb diet may help young girls stave off obesity-related diseases including heart disease and diabetes, the researchers said.

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