The Swedish “Low Carb” Study Where No One Ate A Low Carb Diet

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In short, this study suggests that perhaps in the context of a high carbohydrate diet, increasing saturated fat intake may raise total cholesterol, but does not tell us if that rise is comprised largely of LDL or HDL. It demonstrates no increase in atherosclerosis as a result. It doesn’t tell us anything about the effects of a low carbohydrate diet, because there’s no mention of anyone in the study actually eating a low carbohydrate diet. And because it is an observational study, it proves nothing. Nothing at all.

The Effect of a Plant-Based Low-Carbohydrate (“Eco-Atkins”) Diet on Body Weight and Blood Lipid Concentrations in Hyperlipidemic Subjects

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The Effect of a Plant-Based Low-Carbohydrate (“Eco-Atkins”) Diet on Body Weight and Blood Lipid Concentrations in Hyperlipidemic Subjects

New England Journal of Medicine – 07/17/08 – Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or Low-Fat Diet

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2 Year study shows that all diets help you lose weight but low carb shows more weight loss and lower cholesterol.

Study: Eating Eggs Lowers Calorie Consumption

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A new study out of Canada reveals something about a popular breakfast food that people who are livin’ la vida low-carb already know about. Published in the lastest issue of Journal of the American College of Nutrition, the study found that eating just 2 eggs for breakfast helps keep people satisfied longer than a small bagel does because of the high amount of protein contained in them. As a result, study participants had less hunger and actually took in fewer calories over the next full day as a result.

Cells ‘Remembered’ Being Fat Even After Weight Loss, Study Shows

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Now I think I’ve heard it all about why overweight and obese Americans can’t seem to lose weight. It’s their muscle’s fault!
This Newsday article points to a new study that found the muscles of obese people have been altered genetically to essentially gather fat even after weight loss.

Study Affirms Breakfast Really Is Most Important Meal Of The Day

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We have heard it over the course of our entire lives that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now there is new evidence that suggests this traditional adage passed off by many doctors as healthy advice for generations is actually true.