Low-carb trumps low-fat for weight loss and cardiovascular risk – A low-carbohydrate diet eating regimen is found more effective for weight loss and decreasing cardiovascular risk factors than a low-fat diet.
Study challenges the notion that a calorie is just a calorie — Reducing refined carbohydrates may help maintain weight loss better than reducing fat – Diets that reduce the surge in blood sugar after a meal–either low-glycemic index or very-low carbohydrate?may be preferable to a low-fat diet for those trying to achieve lasting weight loss. low-glycemic index diet had similar metabolic benefits to the very low-carb diet without negative effects of stress and inflammation as seen by participants consuming the very low-carb diet.
Low carbohydrate diet may reverse kidney failure in people with diabetes – Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have for the first time determined that the ketogenic diet, a specialized high-fat, low carbohydrate diet, may reverse impaired kidney function in people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Low-carbohydrate diet burns more excess liver fat than low-calorie diet, UT Southwestern study finds – People on low-carbohydrate diets are more dependent on the oxidation of fat in the liver for energy than those on a low-calorie diet, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found in a small clinical study.
Breakfast really could be the most important meal of the day when it comes to losing weight. Healthy breakfast everyday and the bigger the bowl, the better the result. – Researchers revealed a possible way to overcome the common problem of dieters eventually abandoning their diet and regaining the weight they lost. Eat a big breakfast packed with carbohydrates (“carbs”) and protein, then follow a low-carb, low-calorie diet the rest of the day.