To assist health professionals and other sector workers decipher fact from fiction, Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency is undertaking factual reviews of topical issues. These two-page information sheets contain evidence-based advice to help you provide clear consistent information to consumers.
There is widespread public confusion about the optimal balance of fats, carbohydrates and protein for a healthy diet. This Behind the Hype fact sheet provides information about fats and carbohydrates as part of a healthy diet. Information is also provided on low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets and weight management.
This resource is for digital download only, please bear in mind we are in the middle of making changes on our website and this a momentary fix.
View Behind the hype: Low-carbohydrate high-fat diets in pdf.