Latest Medical research related to low-carbohydrate diets Stories

2012-09-14 23:00:05

A new website looks at popular low-carb diets and helps dieters to make food choices that contribute to lifelong health. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Art Branch, Inc. today announces the publication of LowCarbDietGuide.org (http://www.lowcarbdietguide.org), targeted at dieters who are interested in learning more about low carbohydrate diets and lifestyle. Created by the web design and development team at Art Branch, Inc., the new website presents tons of information about the...

2012-08-29 23:03:48

Salt Institute cites new report in the British Medical Journal Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 Once again, a respected medical journal has published a paper demonstrating that low salt diets cause more sickness and death than regular salt consumption. In the most recent publication in the British Medical Journal, medical researchers, from the US, Italy, the UK and Canada carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials with heart failure patients. They concluded...

Loose Weight By Keeping A Food Journal
2012-07-13 13:58:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women who want to lose weight should keep a food journal every day, not skip meals and not eat in restaurants — especially at lunch — suggests new research from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The research results by Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues — the first study looked at the impact of a wide range of self-monitoring and diet-related behaviors and meal patterns on weight change among...

Atkins-style Diets May Have Cardiovascular Risk
2012-06-27 11:33:19

Women who follow a low carbohydrate on a daily basis are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease (such as heart disease and stroke) than those who do not, according to a new study  published in the British Medical Journal. Although the numbers are small -- an extra 4-5 cases of cardiovascular disease per 10,000 women per year -- the authors say that this is a 28% increase in the number of cases and that these results are upsetting in a population of young women who may be at risk to...

Low-Glycemic Diet Best For Maintaining Weight Loss
2012-06-27 11:42:02

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Diets based on healthy carbohydrates and not on low-fat may offer dieters a better chance of burning calories and keeping weight off and without unwanted side effects, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The research suggests that dieters trying to maintain weight loss burned significantly more calories eating a carb-healthy diet rather than a low-fat diet, but some experts say the results are...

2012-06-27 06:32:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — A new study challenges the notion that a “calorie is just a calorie” by finding that diets reducing the surge in blood sugar after a meal are preferable for weight loss, ultimately praising the low-glycemic index diet. Many people are emotionally distressed after regaining weight that took so long to lose in the first place; only one in six overweight people will maintain even 10-percent of their weight loss long-term. Regaining weight as often been...

Eating Dessert With Breakfast Helps Dieters
2012-06-26 08:26:06

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Chocolate cake. Crème filled donuts. These are some of the options people can look forward to having for breakfast after a new study highlighted the role dessert has in breakfast for dieters. Researchers at Tel Aviv University recently found that a diet focused on dessert with breakfast can actually help people avoid weight gain by decreasing the cravings they have. The findings were presented at the Endocrine Society´s 94 Annual Meeting...

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