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The Role of Dietary Fats and Cholesterol in Heart Health

The Role of Dietary Fats and Cholesterol in Heart Health It's time to demystify dietary fats and explain their impact on risk factors for heart disease and other health problems. You'll learn about the various types of fat--as well as some basics about cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides--then find out… Read More

Identifying Independent Risk Factors for Stroke

The December 11, 2001, issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association (AHA), published a study by Tanne et al. of Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel. It reported on more than 11,000 individuals with coronary heart disease but no previous history of stroke or transient ischemic attacks (TIA). All… Read More

American Diabetes Association Reverses Itself on Low-Carb Diets

The American Diabetes Association, an organization whose mission statement is "to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by (it)", clearly has it's heart in the right place. Trouble is, in our opinion, they've traditionally been behind the curve of cutting edge science and… Read More

The Low Carb Vegetarian & Vegan Diet

Yes! If you are vegetarian or vegan, you  can  follow a low carb diet like Atkins® while still reaching your weight loss goals and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.     Eco Atkins This vegan Atkins diet alternative was developed by researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital in… Read More

What is the Metabolic Syndrome and Do You Have It?

It's estimated that nearly one in four American adults has this dangerous condition but you needn't be one of them. Also known as syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome, metabolic syndrome triples the risk of developing heart disease and is a precursor of type 2 diabetes. Along with expanding waistlines, Americans… Read More

Saturated Fat, Carbohydrate, and Cardiovascular Disease

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Siri-Tarino, P.W., Sun, Q., Hu, F.B., Krauss, R.M., “Saturated Fat, Carbohydrate, and Cardiovascular Disease," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , 2010, Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]. A focus of… Read More

Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies Evaluating the Association of Saturated Fat with Cardiovascular Disease

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Siri-Tarino, P.W., Sun, Q., Hu, F.B., Krauss, R.M., “Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies Evaluating the Association of Saturated Fat with Cardiovascular Disease," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , 2010,… Read More

Low-Carb, Higher-Fat Diets Add No Arterial Health Risks to Obese People Seeking to Lose Weight

Newswise — Overweight and obese people looking to drop some pounds and considering one of the popular low-carbohydrate diets, along with moderate exercise, need not worry that the higher proportion of fat in such a program compared to a low-fat, high-carb diet may harm their arteries, suggests a pair of… Read More

The Sad Consequences of the Standard American Diet

This Quick Study outlines the health crises facing us today and shows the role of the standard American diet (SAD) in epidemic levels of obesity, hypertension, heart disease and diabetes. You'll get a big-picture overview of how the Atkins Nutritional Approach addresses these issues and can help you prevent and… Read More

Effects of a carbohydrate-restricted diet on emerging plasma markers for cardiovascular disease

Summary: Abstract (provisional) Background Increasing evidence supports carbohydrate restricted diets (CRD) for weight loss and improvement in traditional markers for cardiovascular disease (CVD); less is known regarding emerging CVD risk factors. We previously reported that a weight loss intervention based on a CRD (% carbohydrate:fat:protein = 13:60:27) led to a mean… Read More

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