A butcher’s stall at a Beijing market. A low-carb diet that relies too much on meat as a source of protein has been linked to a shorter lifespan. Photo: AFP A butcher’s stall at a Beijing market. A low-carb diet that relies too much on meat as a source of protein has been linked to a shorter lifespan. Photo: AFP
A butcher’s stall at a Beijing market. A low-carb diet that relies too much on meat as a source of protein has been linked to a shorter lifespan. Photo: AFP
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How keto, Paleo and Atkins diets could shorten your life, and what to eat instead

Low-carb diets are popular because they are said to reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, but new research shows those heavy on meat and cheese are deadlier than a high-carbohydrate diet

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A butcher’s stall at a Beijing market. A low-carb diet that relies too much on meat as a source of protein has been linked to a shorter lifespan. Photo: AFP A butcher’s stall at a Beijing market. A low-carb diet that relies too much on meat as a source of protein has been linked to a shorter lifespan. Photo: AFP
A butcher’s stall at a Beijing market. A low-carb diet that relies too much on meat as a source of protein has been linked to a shorter lifespan. Photo: AFP
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