London: A low-carbohydrate diet may not be good for the heart as it has been linked with higher cholesterol levels, a study says.The research, conducted in Sweden over 25 years, tracked the health of 140,000 people after it was noticed that occurrence of cardiovascular diseases was particularly high there in the 1970s.A diet programme was introduced in 1985 which included better food labelling, cooking lessons, health information and dietary advice. By 1992, fat intake for men and women had reduced by three and four percent, respectively, and remained at that level until 2005, the Nutrition Journal reports.
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