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  • I tried the 'Atkins on steroids' diet for 2 months - and it made me feel invincible

    I tried the 'Atkins on steroids' diet for 2 months - and it made me feel invincible

    I love my job, but on a normal afternoon I find myself searching for distractions in the depths of my inbox and on Facebook. That Tuesday in June was different.

  • Low-carb vs. low-fat: Before driving yourself batty, know this

    Low-carb vs. low-fat: Before driving yourself batty, know this

    For every patient I have who comes to me believing that a low-carb diet is the way to be healthy or control weight, I have another who has been unable to shrug off the vestiges of the low-fat era, convinced that eating more fat will lead to heart disease or weight gain. I remind them that the evidence strongly suggests that when you reduce something in your diet - such as carbs or fat - it's important to be mindful of what you replace it with.

  • Low carb or low fat? It doesn't make a difference.

    Low carb or low fat? It doesn't make a difference.

    Ten years ago, a study was published comparing the results of four popular diets - the Atkins , Zone , Ornish , and LEARN - among 311 women. It found a huge difference between weight lost and gained.

  • Researchers answer whether a low-fat or low-carb diet is more successful for weight loss

    Researchers answer whether a low-fat or low-carb diet is more successful for weight loss

    The long-raging debate over whether cutting carbs or cutting fat is a better way lose weight is a false dichotomy, according to new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that found successfully shedding pounds is less about what someone eats and more about who they are. In the last three decades, the fight against obesity has focused on the seemingly reasonable advice to eat less and exercise more, or to count and limit caloric intake to lose weight, but as time and climbing obesity rates show this strategy is not the panacea many people hoped it would be, Arne Astrup, professor and head of the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen, told FoodNavigator-USA.

  • Low-carb vs. low-fat: New research says it doesn't really matter

    Low-carb vs. low-fat: New research says it doesn't really matter

    For every patient I have who comes to me believing that a low-carb diet is the way to be healthy or control weight, I have another who has been unable to shrug off the vestiges of the low-fat era, convinced that eating more fat will lead to heart disease or weight gain. I remind them that the evidence strongly suggests that when you reduce something in your diet - such as carbs or fat - it's important to be mindful of what you replace it with.