This HND piece covers yet another crummy diet study, and it is one more junk science affair headlined by big name know-nothings.
This one is a bit unique in that it combines the overhyped DASH diet, with "proof" that low carb is worthless. But, that would be low carb defined as 40% carbs in your diet. Talk about stacking the deck.
As to DASH, it is a warmed-over Mediterranean diet, with somewhat more carbs and a drastically lowered sodium content. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute geeks would freak at the real Mediterranean diet and its typical sodium level of 4200 milligrams per day.
Sadly, the people behind this study are way too high up in the, uh, food chain of influential researchers.
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