Written by Chloe Horne, Accredited Practicing Dietitian at Blacktown. Article from March 2018
Settling The Debate About Low Fat vs Low Carbohydrate Diets
Smooth peanut butter vs crunchy peanut butter? Window seat vs Aisle seat? Toilet paper roll hung over or under? These are some arguments which have been dividing humans for decades. Loyalists to both sides of the argument will extort the benefits of their belief until they are blue in the face resulting in ongoing disagreements which will never be solved.
In the nutrition world, a similar sort of argument has been whether low-fat diets or low carbohydrate diets are better for generating weight loss in healthy populations.