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Latest Medical research related to low-carbohydrate diets Stories

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.

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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.

2009-04-22 21:46:26

Drinking at least one glass of low-sodium vegetable juice daily may help overweight people with metabolic syndrome lose weight, U.S. researchers say.

2009-03-18 00:09:35

A study financed by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association suggests dieters can lose more fat by choosing protein over carbohydrates. Donald Layman, professor emeritus of nutrition at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, said dieters who eat too many carbohydrates often end up battling snack cravings, the Champaign News-Gazette reported Monday. Layman study followed 130 people during four months of weight loss and eight months of maintenance.


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coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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