The debate is not as simple as low-fat versus low-carb - Dean Ornish
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MANY people have been making the case that Americans have grown fat because they eat too much starch and sugar, and not enough meat, fat and eggs. Recently, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee lifted recommendations that consumption of dietary cholesterol should be restricted, citing research that dietary cholesterol does not have a major effect on blood cholesterol levels. The predictable headlines followed: “Back to Eggs and Bacon?”
But, alas, bacon and egg yolks are not health foods.
MANY people have been making the case that Americans have grown fat because they eat too much starch and sugar, and not enough meat, fat and eggs.
Dr. Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease® is the first program scientifically proven to “undo” (reverse) heart disease by making comprehensive lifestyle changes.
Dr. Ornish can prove his statement that a low fat diet can lead to an overall improvement in heart health through scientific research. This is one of the few low fat diets that are medically proven to help reverse heart disease without the combined use of drugs or surgery.
Will you lose weight? Perhaps, perhaps not. There are varying degrees of an Ornish diet. But if you're exercising regularly and have adopted a menu filled with foods from the healthiest three nutrition groups – which emphasize produce, whole grains and fish – it's likely.
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