News tagged with carbohydrate diet

Discovery offers new treatment for epilepsy

New drugs derived from components of a specific diet used by children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy could offer a new treatment, according to research published today in the journal Neuropharmacology.

Nov 20, 2012
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'Bad' dieting increases cardiovascular disease risk

A 25 year study in Northern Sweden, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal, is the first to show that a regional and national dietary intervention to reduce fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels ...

Jun 11, 2012
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Do low-carb diets damage the kidneys?

Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets—like the Atkins diet—have been popular among dieters for years. For just as long, experts have worried that such diets might be harmful to the kidneys. A study appearing in an ...

May 31, 2012
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Top off breakfast with -- chocolate cake?

When it comes to diets, cookies and cake are off the menu. Now, in a surprising discovery, researchers from Tel Aviv University have found that dessert, as part of a balanced 600-calorie breakfast that also includes proteins ...

Feb 07, 2012
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Study affirms 'mediterranean diet' improves heart health

(Medical Xpress) -- A team of Johns Hopkins researchers has uncovered further evidence of the benefits of a balanced diet that replaces white bread and pasta carbohydrates with unsaturated fat from avocados, olive oil and ...

Nov 17, 2011
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Omega-3 key in reducing diabetes and heart disease

(Medical Xpress) -- Omega-3 can help to reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease especially as people age, says Massey University nutrition professor Bernhard Breier, co-author of a new international ...

Oct 31, 2011
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