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Diets Are a Drag but Low-Fat Diets Can Boost Your Mood

Research has shown that shedding pounds tends to put people in a good mood, but a new study finds that if they're cutting back on carbohydrates, …

Low-Carb Diets Are Causing A Severe Butter Shortage In Norway

The diet, which is gaining popularity in the Nordic region, encourages the intake of fat while reducing the intake of carbs, leading to a high demand for butter and creamy products.<p>This october sale sof butter reportedly shot up by 20 percent and a further 30 percent in November. Now, the fatty …

Diets

Experts buzzing about the scientific report of the dietary guidelines advisory committee released in mid-June certainly had a qualm here and there about the panel's tentative recommendations. But on the whole, a roundup of expert opinion gathered by The Times' Health section suggested there are …

Low-Carb Vegetables List to Enjoy Guilt-Free

Vegetables are encouraged when you are on a low-carb diet. But as with most food groups, some vegetables are a better choice than others. Most …

Low And Slow May Be The Way To Go When It Comes To Dieting

If you're dieting, you know you've got to count calories, carbs and fats. But if you really want to take off the weight and keep it off, you might want to pay more attention to the glycemic index, which is essentially a measure of how quickly foods are digested.<p>That's because high glycemic foods …

This Is Your Brain...On Carbs

Photo: Via PACD.<p>You may never look at a cronut the same way again. According to neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, eating carbohydrates and sugar over …

Eating Low Carb for Weight Loss

People often think about starting a low-carb diet because they've either heard that it's a fast way to lose weight or have fallen prey to the idea …

Nutrition

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Carbohydrates occupy a big portion of the standard American diet, supplying over 50 percent of daily calories. Many diets propose different amounts and types of carbohydrates to promote weight loss or to improve your health. The main food sources of carbohydrates include grains and foods made from …

Nutrition

Health Improvements and Benefits of Low-Carb Diets

There are a lot of potential benefits to reduced-carbohydrate diets. Some of them have been intensely studied, while others have been commonly …

Gary Vitti's low-carb diet for the Lakers

Last summer, Gary Vitti put the Los Angeles Lakers on a diet. Not just any diet but one based on the theories of Dr. Cate Shanahan, a Napa-based advocate of low-carb and, more important, low-sugar and high-fat eating (as long as the fats are the right ones). The program is similar to the popular …

Dieting just 2 days a week can spur weight loss - Health - Diet and nutrition | NBC News

Dieters who can’t stomach the idea of going hungry seven days a week just got good news: You might be able to drop more weight if you cut back on carbs just two days a week.<p>British researchers found that women who essentially gave up carbs for two days and ate normally the rest of the time dropped …

Nutrition

9 Low-Carb Snacks to Eat on the Go

Simple solutions for a high-protein, high-portability diet<p>This classic childhood snack is both convenient and low carb. Two stalks of celery topped …

How to Low-Carb Mexican Cuisine

Low-carb diets are a great way to lose some of that extra weight, gain energy, and be healthier in general. When you eat fats and proteins but limit …

What Happens if You Severely Limit Your Intake of Carbs? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Limiting your intake of carbohydrates restricts the majority of your diet to protein and fat. Low-carb diets can result in weight loss, and they might reduce the risk of life-threatening conditions such as cancer, according to a study published in "Cancer Research" in 2011. However, severely …

Atkins Hopes To Ride Paleo, Low-Carb Craze To A Comeback

A decade ago, Atkins was undeniably the fad diet of the moment: Back then, nearly 10 percent of Americans said they were either on the low-carb weight-loss plan or had tried it.<p>But after Dr. Robert Atkins, its namesake and mastermind, died of a head injury in 2003, the brand went downhill fast. …

How to Avoid Boredom on a Low-Carb Diet

One of the common reasons that people cite for stopping their low-carb way of eating is "boredom" with the food. Sometimes this results simply from a …

Healthy Quinoa Stuffed Chicken Roll-Ups Recipe

Preparation<p>Set the quinoa to cook according to package instructions.<br>• Steam the carrots and broccoli stalks until slightly tender.<br>• Preheat oven to …