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Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with low-carb and high-carb diets, researchers reported.
Those with high-carb diets even managed to outlive those with low-carb diets by three years, while those with moderate carbohydrate consumption outlived those with low-carb by four years.
The findings, published in The Lancet journal on Thursday, challenge a trend towards so-called Paleo diets that shun carbohydrates in favour of animal protein and fat.
My 2 cents:
There are studies to suggest that we should eat more fatty and protein food during the day (up to 6pm) and more carbs at night (after 6pm). Read this article.
My own personal story is that if I have a small snack as supper (milo with milk and a piece of 'healthy' bread, my weight the next morning will be less than the previous day.