The low-fat low carb controversy rages on, but for people with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, this article explains the benefits of a low-fat diet. Keep it interesting!
“The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute created the Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) diet especially for people with high levels of LDL (the bad cholesterol).
Even though TLC was issued more than a decade ago, its recommendations still hold true today, says Libby Mills, a nutritionist in the Philadelphia area and a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.”
The Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes diet places limits on sodium, dietary cholesterol, and total calories.
Source: A Sample Menu for a Low-Fat Diet