Latest Medical research related to low-carbohydrate diets Stories

2009-09-23 06:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc.

2009-09-03 12:00:10

People with type 2 diabetes are not consuming sufficiently healthy diets and could benefit from ongoing nutritional education and counseling, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues.

2009-08-25 15:20:00

Even as low-carbohydrate/high-protein diets have proven successful at helping individuals rapidly lose weight, little is known about the diets' long-term effects on vascular health.

2009-08-11 11:22:40

Rats fed a high-fat diet show a stark reduction in their physical endurance and a decline in their cognitive ability after just nine days, a study by Oxford University researchers has shown.

2009-06-15 09:55:26

One of the hottest diet trends of the past decade is back, but this time, meat is taking a backseat to vegetables.

2009-06-09 14:15:44

A low-calorie, low-carbohydrate diet high in plant-based proteins helped those overweight to lose weight and reduce heart risks, researchers in Canada said.

2009-06-09 12:25:00

A plant-based version of the Atkins low-carb diet could allow people to lose weight while keeping cholesterol levels down.

2009-05-27 08:04:45

Restricting carbohydrates, regardless of weight loss, appears to slow the growth of prostate tumors, according to an animal study being published this week by researchers in the Duke Prostate Center.

2009-05-12 17:57:19

Women who followed the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet to lower blood pressure halved their rate of heart failure, U.S.

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