U.S. experts reviewing low-carb, other diets for guidelines – Japan Today

With keto-friendly recipes sweeping social media, some followers of low-carb eating are hoping for a nod of approval in the upcoming U.S. dietary guidelines that advise Americans on what to eat. It may seem minor, but backers say low-carb’s inclusion could influence nutrition advice that doctors give and help shape…

Source: U.S. experts reviewing low-carb, other diets for guidelines – Japan Today

Health effects of dietary risks in 195 countries, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet

Seems that a bad diet may be worse than smoking.

This study provides a comprehensive picture of the potential impact of suboptimal diet on NCD mortality and morbidity, highlighting the need for improving diet across nations. Our findings will inform implementation of evidence-based dietary interventions and provide a platform for evaluation of their impact on human health annually.

Source: Health effects of dietary risks in 195 countries, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet