2 hrs ago
Superior Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factor Reduction with...
2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annals of Internal Medicine just published results of a National Institutes of Health trial titled "Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets," in which a low-carbohydrate diet was found to be more effective both for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than a low-fat diet.
6 hrs ago
Low-carb diets: Studies differ on whether they are best
Low-fat or low-carb, Akins or Ornish, Jenny Craig or Weight Watchers - which diet is best for weight loss? Two new studies offer ammunition for both sides of the debate on what's the best diet.
12 hrs ago
Low carb diets beat low fat diets for weight loss and heart health in new study
Low carbohydrate, high-fat diets such as the Paleo, ketogenic and Atkins plans are more effective for weight loss and preventing heart disease than low-fat diets, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine .
Mon Sep 01, 2014
All Fat Is Bad? Not So Fast
People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades, a major new study shows.
Fructose: it's "alcohol without the buzz".
What do the Atkins Diet and the traditional Japanese diet have in common? The Atkins Diet is low in carbohydrate and usually high in fat; the Japanese diet is high in carbohydrate and usually low in fat.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Low carb diet popularity melts butter supply: Full-fat dairy boosts weight loss
With celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Sharon Osbourne publicizing the weight loss benefits of low carb diets , butter has become the hot new commodity.
Khloe Kardashian helps Rob with weight loss; Kim loses 55 pounds on Atkins
Anyone who's ever tried to find comfort in a carton of triple fudge ripple ice cream will understand how Rob Kardashian's battle with depression caused him to pile on the pounds.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
International Bacon Day wins for weight loss on Paleo and low carb diets
Sniff. What's that scrumptious smell? It's bacon, wafting from the homes of millions celebrating International Bacon Day, which occurs the first Saturday before Labor Day, reported Penn Live on Aug. 30 .
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Sharon Osbourne 'devastated' over Ozzy's drug abuse
OCTOBER 18: Actor Greg Grunberg interviews Sharon Osbourne as the Osbournes arrive at Spike TV's 2008 Scream awards held at the Greek Theater on October 18, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Craving Carbs? Here Are Some Healthier Ways to Give In
The following post was written by Julie Upton, MS, RD, cofounder of Appetite for Health , who knows that it isn't always easy to avoid those enticing carbs.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Gary Taubes: Why Atkins-style high fat low carb diet wins for weight loss
Dr. Robert Atkins wrote his first weight loss book advocating high fat low carb diets in 1972.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Low-carb bakery to go mainstream, says expert
'Low-carb bakery hasn't proven itself yet, but it's one of the biggest outstanding areas developing over the last couple of months,' says Jos Vast, Bakery Academy founder Low-carb baked goods will soon hit mainstream as companies work to overcome formulation and processing challenges to industrialize products, says the founder of consultancy firm ... (more)
Mauer: Eliminating starchy carbs
It's been more than half a century since the theory -- yes the theory -- was floated that saturated fats caused heart disease, and food manufacturers slowly started to remove fat.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Kim Kardashian reveals how she won her weight loss war with low carb diet
How low can you go? With Kim Kardashian, the answer is "very," and the question applies both to her plunging neckline and her very low carb diet.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Lean and lovin' it: Everyone loses (weight, that is!) when fats go back into their diet
It's been more than half a century since the theory -- yes the theory -- was floated that saturated fats caused heart disease, food manufacturers slowly started to remove fat.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
New mom loses baby weight in 4 months
Like so many others, I was once obsessed with losing weight. I suffered from yo-yo dieting and binge-eating.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Dr. Oz and Andrew Weil talk health: Saturated fat does not cause heart disease
Dr. Mehmet Oz examined controversial health scares with alternative-health expert Dr. Andrew Weil on the Aug. 7 episode of the Dr. Oz Show .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Dr. Westman: Ketogenic low carb diets best for weight loss and diabetes
Duke University ketogenic diet researcher and physician Eric Westman has become renowned for his expertise in how high fat low carb diets can boost weight loss and help with conditions such as diabetes.