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What is the Metabolic Syndrome and Do You Have It?

It’s estimated that nearly one in four American adults has this dangerous condition but you needn’t be one of them. Also known as syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome, metabolic syndrome triples the risk of developing heart disease and is a precursor of type 2 diabetes. Along with expanding… Read More

Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean or Low-Fat diet

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. New England Journal of Medicine (NJEM) Shai, I., Schwarzfuchs, D., Henkin, Y., Shahar, D.R., Witkow, S., Greenberg, I., Golan, R., Fraser, D., Bolotin, A., Vardi, H., Tangi-Rozental, O., Zuk-Ramot, R., Sarusi, B., Brickner, D.,… Read More

What Induction Can Do For You

Induction kick-starts your body into lipolysis/ketosis, switching your metabolism to one that primarily burns fat for energy. The name Induction signifies that its purpose is to induce weight loss by changing your body's chemistry so that you will achieve lipolysis and the secondary process of ketosis. Induction is designed… Read More

Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Healthy Women on a Low Carbohydrate Diet or a Low Fat Diet

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Brehm, B.J., Seeley, R.J., Daniels, S.R., et al., "A Randomized Trial Comparing a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet and a Calorie-Restricted Low Fat Diet on Body… Read More

Low Carb Diet Rules of Induction

The first phase of the Atkins diet, known as Induction, is designed to jumpstart weight loss and transform your body into a fat-burning machine. By limiting the amount of net carbohydrates you eat in this phase to 20-25 grams a day, your body will switch its main fuel source from… Read More

Two Studies Shed Light on Weight Loss

Two brand new studies offer some interesting insights on how people lose weight as well as how to overcome the challenge of keeping it off successfully. In the first study, (1) researchers at Bowling Green University wanted to explore the relationship of mood and exercise participation. It's already been established that… Read More

The Role of Energy Expenditure in the Differential Weight Loss in Obese Women on Low-Fat and Low-Carbohydrate Diets

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Brehm, B.J., Spang, S.E., Lattin, B.L., et al., “The Role of Energy Expenditure in the Differential Weight Loss in Obese Women on Low-Fat and Low-Carbohydrate… Read More

The Role Insulin Plays in Obesity

Perhaps you've been overweight for a long time. Once there may have been a time when you could drop pounds pretty easily, if you sharply cut your caloric intake. You'd gain the weight back but, at least at the price of hunger, you could shed it again. Then, although your… Read More

The Most Effective Weight Loss Diet: And the winner is….

A high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet is the most effective diet for promoting weight loss and reducing hunger, at least in the short term, according to scientists at Aberdeen’s Rowett Research Institute. Researchers gave healthy but obese men one of two “high protein” diets. Protein was kept to 30% of total calories… Read More

The Inconvenient Truth About Carbohydrates

The history of science is filled with brilliant discoveries that were not warmly welcomed. In fact, it’s almost a truism that it takes about 50 years before a revolutionary concept is truly accepted by the mainstream, particularly when that concept challenges prevailing dogma. Take vitamin C and scurvy. Although the… Read More

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