Skip To Main Content

COVID-19 Updates and Resources. Learn More

Low Carb Articles & Research

41-50 of 70 Results for "Nutrition News"

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… Read More

Is Your Nutrition Bar Right For You?

The 33 million households buying nutrition bars and shakes can benefit from knowing that nutrition bars are not created equal. While many nutrition bars are portable nutrition power houses, a few popular bars have as much or more sugar than a doughnut. However, most consumers do not know this fact, according… Read More

Inflammation, Eggs and a Lower Carb Eating Program

Inflammation is a silent killer. While inflammation has flown under the radar as a risk factor for disease, it’s beginning to get a huge amount of attention. In 2002, the American Heart Association Journal “Circulation” published an article called “inflammation and atherosclerosis” (1) which detailed important links between the biology of… Read More

High Glycemic Diets Increase the Risk of Type II Diabetes

We’ve long advocated a healthy controlled carbohydrate diet as a way of preventing or treating diabetes, but the medical establishment has been slow to catch on. And while much research has been done on low-carbohydrate diets and weight loss, until now the long-term outcomes have not been determined, although… Read More

Fountain of youth found in red wine and grapes

Researchers at the Harvard Medical School and the National Institute on Aging report that a natural substance found in red wine known as resveratrol can significantly extend the life of mice. And it just may do the same thing for humans. Resveratrol is found in the skin of red grapes … Read More

Food Pyramid

The Atkins Lifestyle Food Guide Pyramid is an energy powerhouse. Drop pounds as you focus on the pyramid base which packs plenty of protein, fiber-rich leafy vegetables and healthy oils. Continue your success, build your energy, and expand your choices by moving to the upper half of the pyramid where… Read More

Epilepsy: A low-carbohydrate diet may be just what the doctor ordered

We’ve known for some time that a high-protein, low-carbohydrate (and high-fat) diet is effective in controlling epileptic seizures in children. In fact, the ketogenic diet is used in over a dozen hospitals around the country as an intervention for epilepsy. Now some new research from Johns Hopkins School of… Read More

Diet and Mood: Setting the Record Straight

You may have heard about a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, which compared the changes in mood of subjects who had followed either a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet for a year. The researchers, led by Grant D. Brinkworth, concluded that throughout the period, a low-fat plan… Read More

Could coffee actually be good for you?

Health-conscious consumers always have considered their daily Java a guilty pleasure. Conventional thinking would suggest that caffeine may raise blood pressure in susceptible individuals, make some feel jittery or anxious, interfere with deep and restful sleep, or raise stress hormones. However, until recently, there has been little talk about coffee's… Read More

Conventional Food Companies Facing A Big Dilemma

According to a new report from JP Morgan, food companies are facing a crisis. Do they continue to rake in the profits associated with less healthy foods, or do they begin marketing foods that are better for you but bring in less money? The sad economic fact is that it… Read More

« 2 3 4 56 7 »