Can a Low-Fat High Fiber Diet Raise LDL?
A low fat diet also tends to be a high carbohydrate diet. Carbohydrates that are high in fiber come from whole, natural sources such as fruit, vegetables and whole grains. These are thought to be much healthier than refined carbohydrates such as sugar and flour which have much more carbohydrates per serving than whole foods. But scientists are beginning to think that excessive carbohydrates might raise the risk of heart disease.