John’s Hopkins Research Shows Positive Health Benefits Associated With Low Carb Diet

According to the press release, researchers at Johns Hopkins will announce details of an interesting new study on June 3, at the American College of Sports Medicine.

At this time, they aren’t releasing the full research…but the teasers in the press release are already quite interesting. Among them is the following, which compares vascular health and weight loss for groups following a low carb and low fat diet, respectively:
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New Study Finds Low Carb/High Protein Diet Beats Others at 6 Months and 2 Years

New research out of Israel and published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition compares low-carb, high protein diets to low fat and Mediterranean diets and reports that low-carb diets beat others for weight loss at 6 months and 2 years.  Additionally, the research notes that the low-carb diet appears to increase good cholesterol.