KDP Ep 028: Will Low Carb Kill You?

Welcome to Episode 28: Will Low Carb Kill You?

In this episode we unpack a Lancet study that the media has just been having a hay day with. In this episode we discuss:

Dr. Matt’s recap of Low Carb USA

Why we have to take observational studies with a grain of salt

Why “Correlation does not imply causation”

The methods of the study

Why food questionnaires are inherintly not very reliable

Relative vs Absolute risk

And MORE!

You can listen directly at these links!

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ketodontist-podcast/id1252428998?ls=1

Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ketodontist-podcast

Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Itp6hga6aknibumb4gy7eveduqq

Podcast Homepage: http://ketodontist.libsyn.com

Links to refferences from the show:

The orignal Lancet Study: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(18)30135-X/fulltext

CNN’s report of the study:

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/17/health/low-carb-high-carbohydrate-diet-risk-of-death-intl/index.html

BBC News’ report of the study:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-45195474

The Food Questionaire used:

https://regepi.bwh.harvard.edu/health/FFQ/files/80out.pdf

Robb Wolf’s Keto Masterclass (affiliate link): www.learnketonow.com

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