Low Carb Diet: Fat or Fiction

Special Edition of Catalyst (ABC TV Australia)

In a special investigation, ABC’s Catalyst explores the science behind the low carb diet.

What are the health benefits and are there any risks?

Is it suitable for everyone?

Australian cricketer Shane Watson talks about how cutting carbs has helped him overcome his long-term struggle with weight.

Recent research suggests it could improve the lives of people suffering from obesity and diabetes.

Dr Maryanne Demasi asks international advocates, sports scientists and Australia’s leading nutritionists is it just another fad or is there more to cutting the carbs?