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Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet score and risk of incident cancer; a prospective cohort study

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Title: Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet score and risk of incident cancer; a prospective cohort study
Authors: Nilsson, Lena Maria
Winkvist, Anna
Johansson, Ingegerd
Lindahl, Bernt
Hallmans, Göran
Lenner, Per
Guelpen, Bethany Van
Issue Date: 7-May-2013
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Organization: Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg SE-40530, Sweden
Citation: Nutrition Journal. 2013 May 07;12(1):58
Abstract: Abstract Background Although carbohydrate reduction of varying degrees is a popular and controversial dietary trend, potential long-term effects for health, and cancer in specific, are largely unknown. Methods We studied a previously established low-carbohydrate, high-protein (LCHP) score in relation to the incidence of cancer and specific cancer types in a population-based cohort in northern Sweden. Participants were 62,582 men and... more
Description: © 2013 Nilsson et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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