Obesity/Weight Loss

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Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction Versus Low-Fat Diet on Flow-Mediated Dilation

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. Metabolism Volek, J.S., Ballard, K.D., Silvestre, R., Judelson, D.A., Quann, E.E., Forsythe, C.E., Fernandez, M.L., Kraemer, W.J., “Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction Versus Low-Fat Diet on Flow-Mediated Dilation,” Metabolism, 2009 Dec; 58(12): pages 1769-77. Epub 2009, Jul 25 We previously Read More

Effect of 6-Month Adherence to a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet Program

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. The American Journal of Medicine Westman, E.C., Yancy, W.S., Edman, J.S., et al., “Effect of 6-Month Adherence to a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet Program,” American Journal of Medicine, 113(1), 2002, pages 30-36. Summary: To determine the effect of a 6-month Read More

Could we have been wrong about exercise and weight loss?

In a thought-provoking article in New York Magazine, Gary Taubes reviews the evidence for exercise and weight loss and the relationship turns out to be far more complex than most of us thought. For years, conventional wisdom held that you lose weight by exercising (and, of course, by eating less). These two cornerstones of dietary Read More

Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and LEARN diets for change in weight and related risk factors among overweight premenopausal women: the A TO Z Weight Loss Study: 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) Gardner, C.D., Kiazand, A., Alhassan, S., Kim, S., Stafford, R.S., Balise, R.R., Kraemer, H.C., King, A.C., “Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and LEARN Diets for Change in Weight and Related Risk Factors Read More

Children, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of five heart-disease risk factors that are frequently found together. First identified in the 1980s by Dr. Gerald Reaven of Stanford University, who dubbed it “syndrome X,” this rogue’s gallery of symptoms include abdominal obesity, low levels of HDL “good” cholesterol, high triglycerides, high blood pressure and high blood-sugar levels. Read More

Body Shape and How to Change It

Take a good look at yourself in the mirror. Where do you see most of your excess body fat? Is it found around your middle? Or does it lurk in your thighs and rear end? Be honest here, because where you carry your extra pounds could make a big difference to your health. Apples at Read More

Ask the Nutritionist: A Weighty Question

Q: When can I expect to start losing weight on Atkins? A: As with any diet, your individual rate of weight loss varies based on a variety of factors, including how much weight you have to lose, your age, sex and gender and your activity level. After you switch your metabolism to your back-up fuel Read More

A Randomized Study Comparing the Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet and a Conventional Diet on Lipoprotein Subfractions and C-Reactive Protein Levels in Patients with Severe Obesity

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. American Journal of Medicine Seshadri, P., Iqbal, N., Stern, L., Williams, M., Chicano, K.L., Daily, D.A., McGrory, J., Gracely, E.J., Rader, D.J., Samaha, F.F., “A Randomized Study Comparing the Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet and a Conventional Diet on Lipoprotein Read More

A Hormone that explains the fat-burning effect of the Atkins Advantage program

Speaking of individual differences in response to dietary strategies, an interesting pair of studies just published in the journal Cell Metabolism may throw some light on why the Atkins Advantage program is successful for so many people. Researchers discovered a hormone- called Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 (FBF21) which, under certain circumstances, sends the “fat burning” 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

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