Cardiovascular Health

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Low-Carb, Higher-Fat Diets Add No Arterial Health Risks to Obese People Seeking to Lose Weight

Newswise — Overweight and obese people looking to drop some pounds and considering one of the popular low-carbohydrate diets, along with moderate exercise, need not worry that the higher proportion of fat in such a program compared to a low-fat, high-carb diet may harm their arteries, suggests a pair of new studies by heart and Read More

The Sad Consequences of the Standard American Diet

This Quick Study outlines the health crises facing us today and shows the role of the standard American diet (SAD) in epidemic levels of obesity, hypertension, heart disease and diabetes. You’ll get a big-picture overview of how the Atkins Nutritional Approach addresses these issues and can help you prevent and/or control health problems by challenging Read More

Effects of a carbohydrate-restricted diet on emerging plasma markers for cardiovascular disease

Summary: Abstract (provisional) Background Increasing evidence supports carbohydrate restricted diets (CRD) for weight loss and improvement in traditional markers for cardiovascular disease (CVD); less is known regarding emerging CVD risk factors. We previously reported that a weight loss intervention based on a CRD (% carbohydrate:fat:protein = 13:60:27) led to a mean weight loss of 7.5 Read More

Comparison of the Atkins, Ornish, Weight Watchers, and Zone Diets for Weight Loss and Heart Disease Risk Reduction: a Randomized Trial

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Dansinger, M.L., Gleason, J.A., Griffith, J.L., Selker, H.P., Schaefer, E.J., “Comparison of the Atkins, Ornish, Weight Watchers, and Zone Diets for Weight Loss and Heart Disease Risk Reduction: a Randomized Trial,” Journal of Read More

The Perils of Sugar

The overconsumption of sweet stuff has ruined our eating habits and contributed to obesity and other major health problems. Sugar may provide calories for energy, but it has no nutritional value and over consumption can be harmful to your health. Hundreds of studies clearly show how dangerous (and even deadly, in the case of diabetics) Read More

The Importance of the Low Glycemic Impact, Part 2

Research confirms the long-term advisability of eating foods with a low glycemic rating. One of the latest installments of the famed Harvard Nurses Study (conducted since 1976) confirms the importance of the glycemic index. Researchers tracked the dietary habits and the health of 75,521 nurses for 10 years. The research team discovered that the consumption Read More

Atkins Is a Low-Glycemic Approach

You may have heard the term “low glycemic” in the media and in discussions about weight loss, but Dr. Atkins was on to it many decades ago. With Atkins, it’s easy to know which foods have the lowest glycemic impact. It’s All About Sugar “Glycemic” simply means “relating to sugar.” The higher the glycemic impact Read More

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