Obesity/Weight Loss

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Low-Fat Diets Don’t Deliver on Heart Health

Unless you’re living on another planet, you’ve heard this message: reduce your intake of fat and cholesterol to achieve a healthy weight and decrease the likelihood of developing heart disease. In fact, the terms “healthy” and “low fat” seem inextricably linked. But now we know that the rationale for a low-fat diet is based on Read More

Longer Is Better

In the last decade a multitude of studies on restricted carbohydrate intake has dramatically changed the research landscape. This newer research builds upon older information on carbohydrate-restricted diets, including the use of low-carbohydrate diets by a variety of Aboriginal hunting cultures that persisted for thousands of years. Let’s take a brief look at some of Read More

American Diabetes Association Reverses Itself on Low-Carb Diets

The American Diabetes Association, an organization whose mission statement is “to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by (it)”, clearly has it’s heart in the right place. Trouble is, in our opinion, they’ve traditionally been behind the curve of cutting edge science and research when it comes to Read More

What is the Metabolic Syndrome and Do You Have It?

It’s estimated that nearly one in four American adults has this dangerous condition but you needn’t be one of them. Also known as syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome, metabolic syndrome triples the risk of developing heart disease and is a precursor of type 2 diabetes. Along with expanding waistlines, Americans are experiencing an epidemic Read More

What Induction Can Do For You

Induction kick-starts your body into lipolysis/ketosis, switching your metabolism to one that primarily burns fat for energy. The name Induction signifies that its purpose is to induce weight loss by changing your body’s chemistry so that you will achieve lipolysis and the secondary process of ketosis. Induction is designed to do all of the following Read More

Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean or Low-Fat diet

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. New England Journal of Medicine (NJEM) Shai, I., Schwarzfuchs, D., Henkin, Y., Shahar, D.R., Witkow, S., Greenberg, I., Golan, R., Fraser, D., Bolotin, A., Vardi, H., Tangi-Rozental, O., Zuk-Ramot, R., Sarusi, B., Brickner, D., Schwartz, Z., Sheiner, E., Marko, R., Read More

Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Healthy Women on a Low Carbohydrate Diet or a Low Fat Diet

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Brehm, B.J., Seeley, R.J., Daniels, S.R., et al., “A Randomized Trial Comparing a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet and a Calorie-Restricted Low Fat Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Healthy Women,” Read More

Two Studies Shed Light on Weight Loss

Two brand new studies offer some interesting insights on how people lose weight as well as how to overcome the challenge of keeping it off successfully. In the first study, (1) researchers at Bowling Green University wanted to explore the relationship of mood and exercise participation. It’s already been established that exercise enhances mood, but Read More

Low Carb Diet Rules of Induction

The first phase of the Atkins diet, known as Induction, is designed to jumpstart weight loss and transform your body into a fat-burning machine. By limiting the amount of net carbohydrates you eat in this phase to 20-25 grams a day, your body will switch its main fuel source from carbs to fat, helping you Read More

The Role of Energy Expenditure in the Differential Weight Loss in Obese Women on Low-Fat and Low-Carbohydrate Diets

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Brehm, B.J., Spang, S.E., Lattin, B.L., et al., “The Role of Energy Expenditure in the Differential Weight Loss in Obese Women on Low-Fat and Low-Carbohydrate Diets,”Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 90(3), 2005, Read More

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