Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet on Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factor

Objectives To compare the effects of a low-carbohydrate (LC) diet with those of a low-fat (LF) diet on weight loss and serum lipids in overweight adolescents. Design A randomized, controlled 12-week trial. Setting Atherosclerosis prevention referral center. ScienceDirect: Effects of a low-carbohydrate diet on weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor in overweight adolescents Methods Random, […]

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Obesity Treatment by Very Low-Calorie-Ketogenic Diet at Two Years

The long-term effect of therapeutic diets in obesity treatment is a challenge at present. The current study aimed to evaluate the long-term effect of a very low-calorie-ketogenic (VLCK) diet on excess adiposity. Especial focus was set on visceral fat mass, and the impact on the individual burden of disease. Springer Link: Obesity treatment by very […]

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Biomarkers of Satiation and Satiety

This review’s objective is to give a critical summary of studies that focused on physiologic measures relating to subjectively rated appetite, actual food intake, or both. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: Biomarkers of Satiation and Satiety Biomarkers of satiation and satiety may be used as a tool for assessing the satiating efficiency of foods […]

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Coke and Pepsi and Public Health

The beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have given millions of dollars to nearly 100 prominent health groups in recent years, while simultaneously spending millions to defeat public health legislation that would reduce Americans’ soda intake, according to public health researchers. New York Times: Coke and Pepsi Give Millions to Public Health, Then Lobby Against It […]

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