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Defense of the Insulin-Carbohydrate Model Redux: A Response to Kevin Hall

By Dietdoctor @DietDoctor1
Defense of the Insulin-Carbohydrate Model Redux: A Response to Kevin Hall

Did the recent Kevin Hall study refute or strengthen the insulin-carbohydrate model of obesity? Here's another excellent perspective, from Harvard nutrition professor Dr. David Ludwig.

Far from falsifying ICM, Hall's study supports it. A more accurate summary than the one he gave at the abstract session might be as follows: "We found preliminary evidence for an exceptional effect of a very-low-carbohydrate diet on energy metabolism. This finding suggests that reducing carbohydrate may be advantageous to conventional approaches for weight loss maintenance...

Dr. David Ludwig: Defense of the Insulin-Carbohydrate Model Redux: A Response to Kevin Hall

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