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Q&A with Nina Teicholz, New York Times Bestselling Author - THE BIG FAT SURPRISE

What inspired you to write this book? I was intrigued by a mystery: in the early 2000s, I had a side job reviewing restaurants for a small neighborhood newspaper that didn’t have the budget to pay for meals, so I had to accept whatever the chef decided to send… Read More

Fat - Atkin’s Secret Weight-Loss Weapon

It may sound crazy, but replacing sugars and refined carbs with natural healthy fats (as you do on a low-carb diet like Atkins) may help you lose weight, and keep it off. As long as you are controlling your carbs, the calories from fat are used directly for energy and… Read More

The Role of Dietary Fats and Cholesterol in Heart Health

The Role of Dietary Fats and Cholesterol in Heart Health It's time to demystify dietary fats and explain their impact on risk factors for heart disease and other health problems. You'll learn about the various types of fat--as well as some basics about cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides--then find out… Read More

Worst Idea of the week: “Fat-Free Living” Month.

According to the USDA, which has never been exactly a “thought leader” when it comes to food and nutrition, January is Fat Free Living Month. This is possibly the worst idea the USDA has ever come up with, with the possible exception of the 1992 Food Pyramid. Virtually every health professional… Read More

Ask the Nutritionist: Make Hunger Go Away with Five-A-Day

Q: Why am I always hungry? I feel satisfied right after eating, but then I’m starving in about 90 minutes. A: If you’re following the program exactly how it should be and you’re still hungry in between meals, you could try eating more frequently, like every two hours… 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… Read More

Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies Evaluating the Association of Saturated Fat with 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., “Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies Evaluating the Association of Saturated Fat with Cardiovascular Disease,” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , 2010,… Read More

Resistance training and dietary protein: effects on glucose tolerance and contents of skeletal muscle insulin signaling proteins in older persons1,2,3

Background:Resistance training (RT) and dietary protein independently influence indexes of whole-body glucose control, though their synergistic effects have not yet been documented. Objective:This study assessed the influence of dietary protein intake on RT-induced changes in systemic glucose tolerance and the contents of skeletal muscle insulin signaling proteins in… Read More

Meat versus poultry, fish and seafood?

In this study, moderately obese subjects consumed one of two different low-carb diets as part of a weight loss program. In the first diet, most of the protein was from red meat and was higher in saturated fat. In the second diet, most of the protein was from poultry, fish… Read More

Why Essential Fatty Acids are Essential

Once you've decided on an appropriate basic vitamin and mineral formula, this other vital nutrient group should be part of your supplement plan. Ever wonder why your doctor advises you to take one baby aspirin a day? It's because it thins your blood and helps it flow more easily through… Read More

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