08 May 2018 Blackmores Institute Low fat vs low carb: The results are in! 08 May 2018 Share Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest News A recent study investigated the effect of a healthy low fat vs low carb diet on weight change over 12 months – the results may surprise you. An increasing rate of obesity among the population has given rise to an increasing number of diets each claiming to be superior in achieving weight loss. A recent study published in JAMA investigated the effect of a healthy low-fat diet versus a healthy low-carbohydrate diet on weight change at 12 months and whether these effects related to genotype pattern or insulin secretion. × To continue reading this article, please Log In or Sign Up for access.