Monday, June 13, 2005

Low-carb diets and artificial sweeteners both promised to help people lose weight, but the promises were empty

As it becomes more and more clear that low-carb diets do not provide the radical weight loss that many had hoped they would give to the new, fatter America, it is time to accept the fact that there are no shortcuts to weight loss. In fact, artificial sweeten more...

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Originally Posted on 6/13/2005 9:00:55 PMContent source:

Low-carb fad seems to be fading away; food banks getting donations of surplus diet food

Just last year, nearly every food product imaginable had a "low-carb" alternative, and shoppers were eating-up those products. But, almost as suddenly, as it came about, the low-carbohydrate fad seems to be fading fast. And now all those low-carb products are more...

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Originally Posted on 6/13/2005 5:37:09 PMContent source:

Carbohydrates lead to weight gain because they 'stimulate excessive appetites,' new study says

Trying to figure out why low-carbohydrate diets can be dramatically effective among obese people, researchers have found that carbohydrates tend to "stimulate excessive appetites." The Temple University scientists say they low-carb diets work so well because more...

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Originally Posted on 6/13/2005 4:41:17 PMContent source:

Glycemic index may be next trend in dieting

Although low-carb diets such as the Atkins diet and the South Beach diet are fading in popularity, one of their underlying concepts is gaining new currency among dieters: the glycemic index, a ranking of a food's carbohydrates from 0 to 100 based on how they more...

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Originally Posted on 6/13/2005 2:44:01 PMContent source:

Low-carb fad may be dying, new report shows

The low-carbohydrate lifestyle popularized by the Atkins, South Beach and other similar diets may be a dying fad, a new report indicates.In February of 2004, about 9.1 percent of the American population was on some sort of low-carbohydrate diet, a New York ma more...

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Originally Posted on 6/13/2005 9:51:23 AMContent source:

Study Of Obese Diabetics Explains Why Low-Carb Diets Produce Fast Results (Press Release)

A new study by Temple University School of Medicine researchers has shown why the pounds melt so quickly on low-carbohydrate diets, and it's not related to water, metabolism or boredom. The research was conducted in a group of obese patients with type 2 diabe more...

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Originally Posted on 6/13/2005 9:23:10 AMContent source:

Carbs stimulate excessive appetites; researchers say it could explain why low-carb diets work

Temple University researchers have unveiled the theory that low-carb diets work because carbohydrates stimulate the appetite, causing people to overeat. Dr. Guenther Boden, one of the researchers on the project, says that the message "is not to cut (carbs) o more...

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Originally Posted on 6/13/2005 2:09:29 AMContent source:
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