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Research high low carb diets

There has been considerable debate about the metabolic effects of restricting carbohydrate intake in weight and diabetes management. However, the American Diabetes Association has noted that weight and metabolic improvements can be achieved with low carbohydrate, low fat implicitly higher carbohydrate, or a Mediterranean style diet usually an intermediate level of carbohydrate. Our paper addresses… Read More »

Ketogenic diets and heart disease

I think that diet is important, and I have a personal interest in many of these approaches to nutrition, but what I share with patients is mostly my informed opinion based on as much science as possible. The main issue is that ketosis is arguably a backup mechanism for fuel and energy for the body,… Read More »

How does religious diets affect health and illness

Select to download PDF Religion, culture, beliefs, and ethnic customs can influence how patients understand health concepts, how they take care of their health, and how they make decisions related to their health. Without proper training, clinicians may deliver medical advice without understanding how health beliefs and cultural practices influence the way that advice is… Read More »

Good diets for fat loss

November They’re filled with omega-3s and good protein, helping you fill loss at meal time and dodge sneaky snack attacks later in the day or night. Westend61 Getty Images. But, over time, the word has come fat describe eating in smaller quantities or cutting out whole food good to lose body for — something fat… Read More »