In a recent study published in the Lancet, research suggests that a high carbohydrate intake was associated with higher risk of total mortality, whereas total fat and individual types of fat were related to lower total mortality. What exactly does this mean for our dietary intake of fats?
We've been brought up to believe that a low-fat diet is the key to health and longevity, so why the U-turn. Research is now shifting the blame from fats, to an over consumption of carbohydrates - in particular highly processed, refined carbohydrates.
In a recent article written by Irish nutritionist and Irish Independent columnist, Orla Walsh, she helps us get our head's around the ever changing dietary guidelines. Click here to find the article.