Low Carb High Fat Diet


Low carb, high fat diets may reduce seizures in tough-to-treat epilepsy

Diets high in fat and low in carbohydrates, such as the ketogenic or modified Atkins diet, may reduce seizures in adults with tough-to-treat epilepsy, according to a review of research.

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25 NOVEMBER 2015

Looks Like The Medical Establishment Was Wrong About Fat

The AHA acknowledges that refined carbs like flour and sugar threaten your waistline and your cardiovascular health.

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6 OCTOBER 2015

Fattening carbs have replaced fat in diets

In the absence of fat we have tended to replace those yummy calories with calories from carbohydrates by eating more bread, cookies, candy, cereals and other carb-rich foods. In essence, we have replaced the flavor of fat for the sweetness of sugar.

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On a diet? Lose the low-fat products

We’ve been told for decades that eating fat makes us fat — and gives us heart disease — but the real culprits are carbohydrates.

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High carbohydrate diets linked to dementia: Eat healthy fats, say experts

Want to reduce your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s? The latest studies show that the key to achieving that goal is simple: Eliminate carbohydrates such as sugar and grains and replace them with healthy fats, reported the Sacramento Bee on Feb. 21.

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28 AUGUST 2015

Ketogenic Diet Can be used to Control Seizures

The research by scientists at McGill University and the University of Zurich shows that metabolism can control “the processes that inhibits brain activity” seen in people with epilepsy. The study team wanted to know why putting children with epilepsy on high-fat and low-carb diet is effective in controlling seizures.

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26 AUGUST 2015

Ketogenic diet for preventing epileptic attacks

The question whether diet modification could help in the treatment of epilepsy was unanswered for over a century, until a few days back when a study by researchers at McGill University in Canada and University of Zurich in Switzerland was published in the journal Nature Communications.

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23 JULY 2015

Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Diabetes, Study Suggests

A large observational study is adding another feather to the cap of the Mediterranean diet.

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27 MAY 2015

Study: Diet to keep Crohn’s disease under control

University of Auckland researchers say the rate of chronic disease in this country could be slashed just by changing our diets.

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6 MAY 2015

Study shows Atkins diet is effective for long-term weight loss

A meta-analysis released in the June issue of the British Journal of Nutrition shows that a carbohydrate-managed approach, such as the Atkins Diet, is more effective for long-term weight loss than a conventional low-fat diet

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