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Latest Medical research related to low-carbohydrate diets Stories

2008-07-18 00:00:02

By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - The Atkins diet might have proved itself after all: A low-carb diet and a Mediterranean-style regimen helped people lose more weight than a traditional low-fat diet in one of the longest and largest studies to compare the dueling weight-loss techniques.A bigger surprise: The low-carb diet improved cholesterol more than the other two.

2008-07-17 18:00:12

By Mike Stobbe ATLANTA - The Atkins diet may have proved itself after all: A low- carb diet and a Mediterranean-style regimen helped people lose more weight than a traditional low-fat diet in one of the longest and largest studies to compare the dueling weight-loss techniques.

2008-07-17 06:00:11

By Nanci Hellmich New research shows that dieters who followed a low-carbohydrate diet lost and kept off about 12 pounds over two years, losing more than others on a Mediterranean or restricted-fat diet.

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2008-01-22 18:30:00

Otherwise-healthy adults who eat two or more servings of meat a day -- the equivalent of two burger patties -- increase their risk of developing metabolic syndrome by 25 percent compared with those who eat meat twice a week.

2006-07-27 13:34:54

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People who ate a low-fat vegan diet, cutting out all meat and dairy, lowered their blood sugar more and lost more weight than people on a standard American Diabetes Association diet, researchers said on Thursday.

2006-06-23 17:00:47

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In motivated people who are overweight and have type 2 diabetes, a low-carbohydrate diet with some caloric restriction has lasting benefits on body weight and blood sugar control, Swedish researchers report. Dr. Jorgen Vesti Nielsen and Dr. Eva A.

2006-03-16 19:07:03

LONDON (Reuters) - Low carbohydrate, high protein diets may help to shed weight quickly but researchers warned on Friday that they can be unhealthy. The diets can cause constipation, diarrhea, headache, bad breath and ketosis, which causes raised levels of ketones, or acids, in the body.

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2005-11-26 03:20:00

Eating a Mediterranean-style diet for three months can reduce the risk of heart disease by 15 percent, a new study shows.

2005-11-24 08:52:01

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with type 2 diabetes, 14 weeks of a high-carbohydrate diet modestly raises blood pressure compared to a diet high in monounsaturated fat, new study findings indicate.

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2005-09-23 10:20:00

A diet free of animal products and low in fat may help trim the waistline without the task of strict calorie watching, a new study suggests.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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