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New study: Isn’t low carb superior for weight loss?

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February 24, 2018

Another study is out in the endless fight between low-carb and low-fat diets for weight loss. First some quick background: The total standing so far, according to the Public Health Collaboration’s overview of studies, is at 29 victories for low carb (meaning a statistically significantly larger weight loss). (more…)

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Why Low Fat Diets and Exercise are minimally effective for Type 2 Diabetes

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February 24, 2018

Several years back, the monumental task of recommending an optimal diet for type 2 diabetics was assigned to Dr. Richard Kahn, then the chief medical and scientific officer of the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Like any good scientist, he began by reviewing the available published data. (more…)

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Large diet study suggests it’s carbs, not fats, that are bad for your health

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December 21, 2017

A large, 18-country study may turn current nutritional thinking on its head. (more…)

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The cholesterol and calorie hypotheses are both dead — it is time to focus on the real culprit: insulin...

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December 21, 2017

Emerging evidence shows that insulin resistance is the most important predictor of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. (more…)

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Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough

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December 21, 2017

I’ve been eating a high-fat, carb-restricted diet for almost 20 years, since I started as an experiment when investigating nutrition research for the journal Science. (more…)

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Don’t believe the American Heart Assn. — butter, steak and coconut oil aren’t likely to kill you

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December 21, 2017

Last month, the American Heart Assn. once again went after butter, steak and especially coconut oil with this familiar warning: The saturated fats in these foods cause heart disease. (more…)

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Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health

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December 20, 2017

If you’re a cheese lover, you will welcome the results of this new study with open arms. Researchers suggest that eating around 40 grams (or 1.41 ounces) of cheese every day could help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. (more…)

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7 health benefits of Silicon Valley’s favorite diet – a high-fat fad that has techies eating bacon and butter

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December 20, 2017

The ketogenic or “keto” diet has been called the holy grail of good health and weight loss by some doctors and bloggers. On the flip side, it’s a nutritionist’s nightmare. (more…)

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Can you really lose weight eating gobs of butter on the keto diet?

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December 20, 2017

The ketogenic weight-loss craze is fueled by a controversial theory that eating fat spurs the body to burn fat. (more…)

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