Latest Medical research related to low-carbohydrate diets Stories

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.

2009-02-27 12:00:00

Low-Carb Diets Included in Study Not Atkins Diet DENVER, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) study titled "Comparison of Weight-Loss Diets with Different Compositions of Fat, Protein, and Carbohydrates" (Feb.

2009-02-26 00:21:30

It doesn't matter if calories come from carbohydrates, protein or fat -- eating less of them leads to weight loss, U.S. researchers said.

2008-12-12 16:15:43

A U.S. psychologist says a low carbohydrate diet can reduce memory skills. Holly A.

2008-11-13 06:00:08

By Steve Sternberg NEW ORLEANS -- A creative attempt to exploit a "teachable moment" and help families of hospitalized heart patients lower their own cholesterol has failed, researchers reported Wednesday.

2008-11-06 08:10:00

If you want to drop a few pounds, adding dairy to your diet could help with the battle of the bulge, according to researchers.

2008-10-23 15:00:10

A cherry-enriched diet lowers weight, cholesterol and reduced inflammation -- major risk factors for heart disease, U.S. researchers said. Study co-author Dr. Steven F.

2008-10-23 09:00:10

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- New research continues to link tart cherries, one of today's hottest "Super Fruits," to lowering risk factors for heart disease.

2008-09-30 00:00:12

Young adults on a diet low in calories but nutritionally sound for six months appear to lose weight and fat without a much bone loss, U.S. researchers say. Leanne M.

2008-07-26 18:00:17

By ROSAMUND CROFT SO it's summer and you've just realised last year's bikini or shorts aren't going to fit you this time round. But turning to a gimmicky diet - be it Atkins, Southbeach, cabbage soup or celeb detox - to shed weight in just a few weeks isn't going to work.

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