4. Carbohydrate overload does not cause disease
Except it does. The last 50 years in the U.S. offers all the data you need.
As a population’s carbohydrate consumption increases, there’s an obvious increase in type 2 diabetes. There’s clear documentation that high carbohydrate diets have detrimental effects, and more and more doctors advise diabetic patients to stay low-carb. Similarly, blood sugar spikes from carbs increase the risk of coronary heart disease.