low carb diet

  1. Milestones

    Weight Loss During a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet: Effect of Visceral and Subcutaneous Fat

    Effects of weight loss during a very low carbohydrate diet on specific adipose tissue depots and insulin sensitivity in older adults with obesity: a randomized clinical trial Nutr Metab (Lond). 2020 Aug 12;17:64. Abstract Background: Insulin resistance and accumulation of visceral adipose...
  2. Gianluca

    Adopting to higher fat intake symptoms? looking for feedback

    Since the stronger data I have lately seen on the CV benefits of Low Carb diets, I have decided to decrease a bit my carbohydrates intake and increase my fats, protein are pretty much always the same, good quality animal products. My carbs now are about 200/270gr, and the marconutrient intake...
  3. Will Brink

    Low Fat Vs Low Carb and Weight Loss

    I read an awful lot of studies on nutrition, supplements, and so forth per my job, most not really worth noting here on BZ. Not that they are bad studies per se, but they don’t really tend to tell us anything we don’t already know or add much to the body of knowledge. Once in a while a study...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    Carbs: It's the Sources that Matter- Calorie density and the meaning of moderation

    In a recent study in Lancet Public Health, Sara Seidelmann, MD, and colleagues examined the association between total carbohydrate intake and mortality in over 15,000 adults in four U.S. communities over approximately 25 years. The sites were all participating in the Atherosclerosis Risk in...
  5. Nelson Vergel

    A Comprehensive List of Low Carb Research

    "A common criticism of low carb approaches to nutrition is that there is insufficient research. With my colleagues in the low carb and ketosis community, I've helped compile this comprehensive list of low carb research so that you can see the results for yourself. A total of 6,786 people have...
  6. Vince

    Does the low-carb diet lead to depression?

    I had girlfriends tell me that they are psychological eaters, they need carbs to feel good. Wurtman believes that same effect occurs in humans on low-carb diets and leads to pronounced feelings of depression and sadness, even rage. "People feel very angry, and their antidepressants don't work...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Reducing carbohydrate consumption, not glycemic index, lowers glycemia in adults

    Diabetes Reducing carbohydrate consumption, not glycemic index, lowers glycemia in adultsReducing carbohydrate content in the diet may lead to greater success in lowering glycemia in adults at risk for diabetes compared with reducing glycemic index of foods. READ MORE...
  8. Nelson Vergel

    Low Carb Diet Better Than Low Fat for Weight Loss and Heart

    For weight loss and for reducing cardiovascular risk, cutting down on carbs was a more effective strategy than limiting fat intake in a randomized trial, researchers found. At 12 months, individuals on a low-carbohydrate diet had lost 5.3 kg (11.7 lb), while those on a low-fat diet with similar...
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