DIETERS LAX ON CARB INTAKE: STUDY

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. -- Despite the popularity of low-carb diets, Americans are still consuming more carbohydrates than such diets recommend, according to a study of food consumption by the NPD Group here.The study tracked the eating patterns of 11,000 adults and found that only a small fraction of them -- around 500 overall -- were meeting the recommended intake of low-carb diets. Further, only

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. -- Despite the popularity of low-carb diets, Americans are still consuming more carbohydrates than such diets recommend, according to a study of food consumption by the NPD Group here.

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