Obesity/Weight Loss

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The Role Insulin Plays in Obesity

Perhaps you’ve been overweight for a long time. Once there may have been a time when you could drop pounds pretty easily, if you sharply cut your caloric intake. You’d gain the weight back but, at least at the price of hunger, you could shed it again. Then, although your weight continued to yo-yo up Read More

The Most Effective Weight Loss Diet: And the winner is….

A high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet is the most effective diet for promoting weight loss and reducing hunger, at least in the short term, according to scientists at Aberdeen’s Rowett Research Institute. Researchers gave healthy but obese men one of two “high protein” diets. Protein was kept to 30% of total calories in both diets, but the Read More

The Inconvenient Truth About Carbohydrates

The history of science is filled with brilliant discoveries that were not warmly welcomed. In fact, it’s almost a truism that it takes about 50 years before a revolutionary concept is truly accepted by the mainstream, particularly when that concept challenges prevailing dogma. Take vitamin C and scurvy. Although the first documented experiment showing that Read More

The Effects of Low-Carbohydrate Versus Conventional Weight Loss Diets in Severely Obese Adults: One-Year Follow-up

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. Annals of Internal Medicine Stern, L., Iqbal, N., Seshadri, P., et al., “The Effects of Low-Carbohydrate Versus Conventional Weight Loss Diets in Severely Obese Adults: One-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial,” Annals of Internal Medicine, 140(10), 2004, pages 778-785. BACKGROUND: Read More

The Crucial Phase of Pre-Maintenance

Prepare for permanent slimness as you internalize the eating habits you will follow for the rest of your life. You’re almost there! All your good work and healthy eating habits have paid off, and you now have only five to 10 pounds left to reach your goal weight. Congratulations are in order! Now hear this. Read More

The Atkins Advantage: “Back On Top”

It has been a tremendous month for us at Atkins. On March 7, 2007, the Journal of the American Medical Association published one of the biggest stories in the world of health with results of a study which compared four popular diet programs, executed by researchers at Stanford University, and underwritten by the National Institutes Read More

Short-Term Effects of Severe Dietary Carbohydrate-Restriction Advice in Type 2 Diabetes–a Randomized Controlled Trial

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. Diabetic Medication Daly, M.E., Paisey, R., Paisey, R., Millward, B.A., Eccles, C., Williams, K., Hammersley, S., MacLeod, K.M., Gale, T.J., “Short-Term Effects of Severe Dietary Carbohydrate-Restriction Advice in Type 2 Diabetes–a Randomized Controlled Trial,” Diabetic Medication. 2006 Jan;23(1): pages 15-20.. Read More

Saturated Fat, Carbohydrate, and Cardiovascular Disease

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Siri-Tarino, P.W., Sun, Q., Hu, F.B., Krauss, R.M., “Saturated Fat, Carbohydrate, and Cardiovascular Disease,”American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010, Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]. A focus of dietary recommendations for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention Read More

Results are not typical

What do we mean when we say “Results not typical. Individual results will vary”? At Atkins, we always encourage people to find their optimal weight and live a healthier life by eating the right foods and staying active. However, we do want to set reasonable expectations. As we all know, everyone’s body works differently. Weight Read More

Randomized Trial of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet for Obesity

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. The New England Journal of Medicine Foster, G.D., Wyatt, H.R., Hill, J.O., et al., “A Randomized Trial of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet for Obesity,” The New England Journal of Medicine, 348(21), 2003, pages 2082-2090. BACKGROUND: Despite the popularity of the low-carbohydrate, Read More

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