A Low-Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet versus A Low-Fat Diet to Treat Obesity and Hyperlipidemia

Details: 120 overweight individuals with elevated blood lipids were randomized to a low-carb or a low-fat diet. The low-fat group was calorie restricted. Study went on for 24 weeks. Weight Loss: The low-carb group lost 9.4 kg (20.7 lbs) of their total body weight, compared to 4.8 kg (10.6 lbs) in the low-fat group. Conclusion: […]

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The National Cholesterol Education Program Diet (Low Fat) vs A Diet Lower in Carbohydrates and Higher in Protein and Monounsaturated Fat (Low Carb)

Details: 60 overweight individuals were randomized to a low-carb diet high in monounsaturated fat, or a low-fat diet based on the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP). Both groups were calorie restricted and the study went on for 12 weeks. Weight Loss: The low-carb group lost an average of 6.2 kg (13.6 lbs), while the low-fat […]

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Comparison a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet and a Calorie-Restricted Low Fat Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Details: 53 healthy but obese females were randomized to either a low-fat diet, or a low-carb diet. Low-fat group was calorie restricted. The study went on for 6 months. Weight Loss: The women in the low-carb group lost an average og 8.5 kg (18.7 lbs), while the low-fat group lost an average of 3.9 kg […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was A Cure?

Alzheimer’s disease now affects more than 5.5 million Americans, and it is a disease without cure or meaningful treatment. Dr. Mary Newport, a medical doctor specializing in the care of critically ill newborns, was thrust into the role of caregiver when her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. But rather than remain passive and agree […]

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. Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet on Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factor in Overweight Adolescents

Details: 30 overweight adolescents were randomized to two groups, a low-carb diet group and a low-fat diet group. This study went on for 12 weeks. Neither group was instructed to restrict calories. Weight Loss: The low-carb group lost 9.9 kg (21.8 lbs), while the low-fat group lost 4.1 kg (9 lbs). The difference was statistically […]

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A Low-Carbohydrate as Compared with a Low-Fat Diet in Severe Obesity

Details: 132 individuals with severe obesity (mean BMI of 43) were randomized to either a low-fat or a low-carb diet. Many of the subjects had metabolic syndrome or type II diabetes. The low-fat dieters were calorie restricted. Study duration was 6 months. Weight Loss: The low-carb group lost an average of 5.8 kg (12.8 lbs) […]

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A Study of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet for Obesity

Details: 63 individuals were randomized to either a low-fat diet group, or a low-carb diet group. The low-fat group was calorie restricted. This study went on for 12 months. Weight Loss: The low-carb group lost more weight, 7.3% of total body weight, compared to the low-fat group, which lost 4.5%. The difference was statistically significant […]

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Proven Health Benefits of Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA)

Alpha-lipoic acid is an antioxidant made by the body. It is found in every cell, where it helps turn glucose into energy. Antioxidants attack “free radicals,” waste products created when the body turns food into energy. Free radicals cause harmful chemical reactions that can damage cells, making it harder for the body to fight off […]

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The Health Benefits of Ubuiquinol

There are many coenzymes. Among the most important is called Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10. This vitamin-like substance is made naturally in the body and plays a critical role in the creation of cellular energy. It’s no surprise, then, that lots of CoQ10 is found inside the tissue of energy-demanding organs such as the heart, brain, […]

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