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New Study on Low Carb Diet and Mood

Quite a lot of research has compared the results of a low-carb diet with a high-carb diet on weight loss. Most of the research shows that low-carb dieters do lose more weight in the short term, (perhaps inspiring people to stay on them), although some studies show that the amount… Read More

Keep on Track with Healthy Snacks

It's relatively easy to follow a healthy eating plan at home. You stock your fridge and pantry with the foods you want to be able to reach, and you aren't tempted by shelves full of junk you don't need. But when you're on the go -- on vacation, at the… Read More

How Much Protein Should I Eat?

Learn How Much Protein You Should Be Eating The question “How much protein do I need?” is one which really has no simple answer. But emerging evidence is suggesting that we may need more than was previously believed. Conventional wisdom has always been that the “average” person needs about .8 grams… Read More

More Reasons to Go Low Carb

Two new studies presented at the Endocrine Society’s 91st Annual Meeting in Washington DC offer additional evidence for the value of a low-carb diet, not just for weight loss, but for overall health. In the first study, researchers showed that even a modest reduction in carbohydrates was enough to… 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… Read More

High -Fructose Corn Syrup Has a Press Agent!

After years of media reports linking the increasing consumption of high-fructose corn syrup with the growing obesity and diabetes epidemics, the Corn Refiners of America have decided to fight back with a series of misleading commercials designed to persuade you that this stuff’s not so bad after all. Not… Read More

Diets High in Fructose Inhibits the Appetite Hormone

A new animal study from the University of Florida, published August 2008 in the American Journal of Physiology -- Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, found that rats became leptin-resistant after being fed a high-fructose diet for six months. Leptin is the appetite-controlling hormone and leptin resistance has long been linked to… Read More

Athletes benefit from Low-glycemic meals

If you're a baby boomer or even if you aren't, you've probably heard that the best way to get ready for exercise, particularly exercise of long duration—such as a 10-mile run—is by loading up on carbohydrates. Even today, many dietitians continue to recommend eating pasta before an event… Read More

Ask the Nutritionist: The Scoop on Sugar Alcohols

Q: What are sugar alcohols and how do they impact Net Carb count? A: Many low-carb products are sweetened with a form of sugar called sugar alcohols. Sugar alcohols come in the form of ingredients such as glycerin, mannitol, sorbitol, xylitol, erythritol, isomalt, lactitol and maltitol. Sugar alcohols provide a… Read More

Discovering Soy Foods

The most complete vegetable protein, soy is also rich in vitamin E, fiber, calcium, magnesium, lecithin, riboflavin, thiamine, folate, iron and essential fatty acids. Here’s good news for people who don't want to consume red meat, seafood or poultry with every meal: Soy protein is virtually complete, missing only… Read More

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