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2011-06-14 21:03:37

Eating a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet may reduce the risk of cancer and slow the growth of tumors already present, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. The study was conducted in mice, but the scientists involved agree that the strong biological findings are definitive enough that an effect in humans can be considered. "This shows that something as simple as a change in diet can have an impact on cancer risk,"...

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2011-06-06 09:51:11

A modest reduction in consumption of carbohydrate foods may promote loss of deep belly fat, even with little or no change in weight, a new study finds. Presentation of the study results was Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston. When paired with weight loss, consumption of a moderately reduced carbohydrate diet can help achieve a reduction of total body fat, according to principal author Barbara Gower, PhD, a professor of nutrition sciences at the University of...

2011-04-19 12:40:54

Curbing carbohydrates is more effective than cutting calories for individuals who want to quickly reduce the amount of fat in their liver, report UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers. "What this study tells us is that if your doctor says that you need to reduce the amount of fat in your liver, you can do something within a month," said Dr. Jeffrey Browning, assistant professor of internal medicine at UT Southwestern and the study's lead author. The results, available online and in an...

2010-12-29 15:43:00

DENVER, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins(TM) Nutritionals, Inc., supports the key premise of the new book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes, namely that a diet overemphasizing refined carbohydrates has led to today's obesity epidemic. Taubes, an acclaimed science journalist and author of Good Calories, Bad Calories, reveals in his new work the bad nutritional science of the 20th century that stressed reduction in caloric intake as the basis for weight loss and...

2010-12-29 00:01:20

FindTheBest.com launches Diet Plans Comparison App that lets you compare hundreds of diets that will help you lose weight and get back in shape in the coming year. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) December 28, 2010 With the New Year just days away, millions of people will be making resolutions to get in shape and lose weight by exercising and dieting;FindTheBest.com's newly launched Diet Plans App can help users do just that. FindTheBest's Diet Plans App has details on hundreds of diets from detox...

2010-12-22 09:10:00

DENVER, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent media coverage suggests that the reported wedding diet of Carole Middleton, mother of future British princess Kate Middleton, is something brand new. Yet the Dukan Diet is just another variation of the Atkins Diet(TM), but with some nutritional recommendations that simply don't make sense or are guaranteed to fail. The Dukan Diet claims dieters can lose weight by eating as much as they want of 100 approved foods, 72 of which are high in...

2010-12-16 14:43:03

With nearly 16 million Americans living today with prediabetes, a condition that is the precursor to type 2 diabetes, and half of all Americans expected to have either prediabetes or type 2 diabetes by the year 2020, nutritional approaches to maintaining healthy blood sugar levels are essential.1,2 The findings of a scientific study examining the health promotion and disease prevention benefits of almond consumption were published in the June, 2010 Journal of the American College of...

2010-12-15 06:00:00

MODESTO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With nearly 16 million Americans living today with pre-diabetes, a condition that is the precursor to type 2 diabetes, and half of all Americans expected to have some form of diabetes by the year 2020, healthy eating is more important than ever.(1,2) But here is some good news: a recent scientific study shows that incorporating almonds into your diet can help treat and possibly prevent type 2 diabetes, as well as cardiovascular...

2010-09-08 11:15:00

Study in Annals of Internal Medicine led by Simmons College School of Health Sciences BOSTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Those who adhered to a diet low in carbohydrates but rich in animal-based fats and proteins increased their risk of death - especially by cancer, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, led by Simmons College nutrition professor Teresa Fung, Sc. D. This study is the first of its kind to demonstrate the link between different types of...

2010-09-06 16:45:00

DENVER, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Headlines make news, but don't read too much into current headlines about a recent study titled "Low-Carbohydrate Diets and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality," published in the September 7, 2010, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Although the headlines may say the study suggests that long-term adherence to a low-carb diet based heavily on animal protein may reduce lifespan, Dr. Funga, who was the lead author of the study, says that her research "is...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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