Posted: 04/12/2016 at 09:44
I've just done a fair bit of internet based research (I know, I know) over low carb high fat running and diets.
It's really changed my views on food and general food guidance (they're all wrong).
I know you'll think I'm mental, but a good guy to listen to is Tim Noakes, he's the author of The Lore of Running (I have the hefty dust-gathering tome on a bookshelf somewhere).
He's a sports nutrition scientist who was one of the first to advocate a high carb diet for athletes; the first to produce energy gels.
Then he got type ii diabetes after running something like 70 marathons and umpteen ultra marathons. So he did a meta-analysis of the data and...
Well have a listen yourself:
And if you would like to see some of the science, there's been lots of randomised controlled trials here:
I'm a convert.