Some studies of LCHF
diets have shown improvements in blood lipid profiles, which measure the levels of cholesterol and some fats, but that is typically an outcome of weight loss.
A dieta cetogenica, por exemplo, e um tipo de LCHF
que pode implicar em severa reducao no consumo diario de carboidrato-usualmente 20-50 g/dia--,sendo a ingestao energetica total predominantemente na forma de lipideos (~60 a 80%) (Aragon e colaboradores, 2017; Paoli, 2014).
It must be highlighted that the common LCHF
diet or ketogenic lifestyle is characterized by compromised carbohydrate intake which consequently results in compromised fiber intake.
 meta-analysis were widely reported in the SA media as disproof of the overall value of the LCHF
Julsing-Strydom, speaking to journalists beforehand, said infants are not supposed to have such a high intake of protein (Noakes has consistently said the LCHF
diet is not a high-protein diet).
A poll last year suggested that a quarter of Swedes had at least partly adopted an LCHF
Tim Noakes took to the scientific trenches in Cape Town in February, fusing the firepower of 15 of the world's top experts on the low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF
) diet at a heavily subscribed R3 million, 4-day 'health convention'.
To the Editor: In their recent correspondence to the SAMJ,  Drs Boyles and Wasserman make four points regarding my survey on low-carbohydratc, high-fat (LCHF
) intake published in the November issue of the SAMJ.
When discussing the health benefits of their diet, low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF
) advocates, from Atkins to the acolytes after him, give all the credit to LCHF
His data amount to 127 unsolicited letters from people who have followed his message regarding a low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF
) diet in books and popular media.
Since William Banting self-published his Letter on Corpulence  in 1862, describing how William Harvey  had cured Banting's life-long obesity through the avoidance of starchy foods, there has been interest in the low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF
) diet for the treatment of obesity.
That has been the success of diets such as the 'Atkins diet' or the Swedish equivalent, the low-carbohydrate high-fat (LCHF
) diet, discredited by many authorities who often discount its beneficial weight loss and improved biochemical effects.