The ASO comment on the report - Eat Fat, Cut the Carbs and Avoid Snacking to Reverse Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes produced by the National Obesity Forum in association with the Public Health Collaboration.

The ASO, established since 1967 is dedicated to the understanding, prevention and treatment of obesity. ASO is a scientific society and we support and promote an evidence based approach through the pursuit of excellence in research, education and practice. As such we do not endorse the content of the report as it contradicts current evidence based advice on healthy eating with a potential detrimental impact on public health.

The ASO supports the official PHE evidence-based recommendations and the Eatwell Guide accessed at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-eatwell-guide