Carb study has no legs, say Aussie dietitians

A highly publicised US study that claims to prove “carbs are more harmful than saturated fats” has been described by the Dietitians Association of Australia as a “very strong statement from a very small study”.

Published in PLOS One, the study by US scientists says saturated fat intake is unrelated to risk of disease.

However, it says carbohydrates are associated with heightened levels of plasma saturated fatty