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Does a diet high in carbohydrates contribute to obesity and diabetes?

The typical American diet, defined by high quantities of processed carbohydrates, and not high fat, has led to an obesity epidemic in the United States and well as skyrocketing diabetes. I propose to analyze the number of carbohydrate grams consumed in two test groups, the typical American diet (control) and test subjects who identify themselves as “keto” or “low carb” to confirm that a low carbohydrate diet is the key to weight control and diabetes control.

The remaining questions allow you to outline in more detail the information needed to address your research question. The series of questions allow up to five entries. If you have more than five entries, please try to prioritize them and enter the remainder in the final field. When done, click Submit at the bottom. Yes

Select your required Data Item #1, which is most important to your study. This would be an item that needs to be generated and collected from different sources using various procedures, tools, techniques, assays, etc. If not in the current selection, please enter it in the textbox below. Diet

By what method will Data Item #1 be obtained? This may Include procedures, tools, techniques, assays, and analytical approaches for the collection, measurement, or analysis of data. If you do not find the required method, you may enter it in the textbox below. Food diary

Are there specifications that apply to the method by which Data Item #1 will be obtained, e.g., is the measurement taken once a year, every month, or some other variation? If you do not find your specification in the dropdown, you may enter it in the textbox below. Continuous monitoring

Data Item #2 Weight

Method #2 Physical exam

Specification #2 Once

Data Item #3 History, health

Method #3 Electronic Health Records (EHR)

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