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2012-11-13 16:25:22

DENVER, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A just-released study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine shows that when overweight or obese people lose weight, such as with the Atkins Diet(TM), they can have a significant reduction in inflammation (a key marker for heart disease) throughout their body, as measured by three common markers. The study also showed that those that followed a low-carb diet lost more weight than those following a low-fat diet, in fact 10 lbs. more overall, and the...

2012-10-23 07:28:35

DENVER, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study funded by the National Institute on Aging from the Mayo Clinic and published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease has found that people 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy in sugar. The study found that people who consume more protein and fat relative to carbohydrates are less likely to become cognitively...

2012-10-01 06:27:06

DENVER, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 347 million people worldwide have diabetes and this figure is expected to increase by two thirds by 2030. A new international study published in the October issue of the medical journal Nutrition, compared low-carb with low-calorie diets in obese and diabetic patients and found that a low-carb approach, such as the Atkins Diet((TM)), can assist in reversing this global trend. The study found that...

2012-09-25 06:26:02

DENVER, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For one devoted dieter, losing weight has meant more than just gaining self-esteem -- she's won the trip of a lifetime and a chance to meet Sharon Osbourne, co-host of CBS's daytime talk show "The Talk," and the new Atkins(TM) celebrity ambassador. Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., a leader in the weight-management category, has named 35-year-old, Vermont resident, Tori Berry the grand prize winner of its annual 2012 All-Star Competition. Tori's winning entry...

2012-09-11 10:23:51

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., a leader in the weight-management category, announced today that Sharon Osbourne, co-host of CBS's daytime talk show "The Talk," will be the new celebrity ambassador for the brand. As she nears her 60(th) birthday, the candid talk show host has committed to taking her health more seriously and has teamed up with Atkins in an effort to lose extra pounds that she has accumulated over several busy and stressful years. "I am...

2012-08-31 02:25:03

DENVER, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A just-released meta-analysis study entitled "Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials of the Effects of Low Carbohydrate Diets on Cardiovascular Risk Factors" being published in Obesity Reviews reveals that the Atkins(TM) Diet is a safe and effective plan that demonstrates positive health outcomes for both weight loss and cardiovascular health. "This article is unique in that it's not trying to pit the low carbohydrate diet head-to-head...

2012-07-02 14:22:06

DENVER, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows that dieters who had successfully lost weight and were trying to maintain their weight loss burned significantly more calories eating a low-carb diet modeled after the Atkins Diet than they did eating a low-fat diet. In fact, participants following the Atkins-like diet in the study burned about 300 calories more a day on a low-carb diet than they did on a low-fat...

2012-06-28 10:23:12

DENVER, Colo., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. has requested that the British Medical Journal (BMJ) retract its false and misleading statement that, according to a recent Swedish study, an "Atkins-style" diet is to blame for increased risk of cardiovascular disease among a specific female population in Sweden. The study itself never mentioned the term "Atkins-style" and the diet in the study did not in any way resemble the Atkins Diet. The diet tested in the study is...

2012-06-12 02:25:29

DENVER, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. today announced that a recently released epidemiology study published in Nutrition Journal has come to the mistaken conclusion that a low-carbohydrate diet, like the Atkins Diet(TM), is to blame for rising cholesterol levels between 1986 and 2010 in a Swedish population. However, based on the study abstract, this population actually consumed a high-fat, high-carbohydrate diet, which is very different from the Atkins Diet. Based...

2012-05-08 02:23:47

DENVER, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindless eating and carb confusion continue to plague American waistlines. Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., a leader in the weight-management category, today announced findings from the Atkins(TM) Carb Index Survey. The study uncovered that Americans typically do not monitor what is on their plates, with close to six in ten confessing they do not know how many carbohydrates they eat on a daily basis. Additionally, many are not aware of the...