Low Carb Diets and Retaining Lean Body Mass by tfurman | Jan 2, 2007 | Blog | 1 comment Here is a nice study on the effect of low carb diets on lean body mass retention. LOCARB 1 Comment lylemcd on January 4, 2007 at 2:30 pm It’s a shame that Anssi can’t figure out the difference between diets that differ in carbohydrates and protein when he examines this stuff. Protein is the single most protein sparing nutrient. Lowcarb diets often contain more protein than carb-based diets; this is a confound that Anssi can’t seem to figure out or consider in his biased reporting. Lyle Log in to Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.