Major International PURE Study Reveals Major Risk Factor: A high carbohydrate diet is associated with increased all-cause mortality.

With what is possibly the largest macronutrient-disease association study ever conducted, researchers discovered that the more dietary fat populations consumed, the better.  Over 135,000 participants from 18 different countries on 5 different continents were followed for 10 years.  This prospective follow-up study investigated how carbohydrate, fat, and protein levels influenced all cause mortality as well as risk for a variety of cardiovascular diseases.

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