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Effect of Protein Intake and Physical Activity on 24-h Pattern and Rate of Macronutrient Utilization

Summary: The following information was written by Atkins professionals. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a high-protein intake compared with a “normal”-protein intake on energy substrate utilization (burning protein, fat or carbohydrate for energy). Fourteen men were placed on a standardized diet and exercise regimen for six days. Then, six Read More

Effect of Low-Carbohydrate-Ketogenic Diet on Metabolic and Hormonal Responses to Graded Exercise in Men

Summary: The following information was written by Atkins professionals. This study evaluated the effect a ketogenic diet had on the exercise capacity of eight healthy men. Subjects were placed in either a mixed diet group or a ketogenic group. The ketogenic diet consisted of 50% of calories derived from fat, 45% from protein and 5% Read More

Dietary Protein Intake and Renal Function

Summary: Dietary protein intake and renal function Recent trends in weight loss diets have led to a substantial increase in protein intake by individuals. As a result, the safety of habitually consuming dietary protein in excess of recommended intakes has been questioned. In particular, there is concern that high protein intake may promote renal damage 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

Change in Food Cravings, Food Preferences, and Appetite During a Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diet

Martin, C.K., Rosenbaum, D., Han, H., Geiselman, P.J., Wyatt, H.R., Hill, J.O., Brill, C., Bailer, B., Miller Iii, B.V., Stein, R., Klein, S., Foster, G.D., “Change in Food Cravings, Food Preferences, and Appetite During a Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diet, Obesity , 2011. The study objective was to evaluate the effect of prescribing a low-carbohydrate diet Read More

Diet and age-related macular degeneration: expanding our view

In the current issue of the Journal (1), Chiu et al describe their observations of a new aspect of diet that may be related to one type and stage of age-related macular degeneration(AMD)of the eye: a diet that is high in foods with a high glycemic index. This aspect of the diet adds to the Read More

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