Category Archives: Ketogenic Diets

Ketogenic Diets Improve Memory

It has been known since the 1920’s that ketogenic diets have beneficial effects on patients who have seizures. Epilepsy, particularly in children, responds well to a ketogenic diet. It is unclear why ketosis is beneficial at reducing the frequency of … Continue reading

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High Carbohydrate Diets That Are Healthy

Low carbohydrate diets are beneficial to the health. In this regard they have been shown to cause weight loss, improve insulin sensitivity, reduce fasting blood glucose levels, reduce fasting triglyceride levels and have beneficial effects on blood lipoprotein cholesterol. The … Continue reading

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Ketogenic or Non-Ketogenic Low Carbohydrate Diets for Fat Loss?

Low carbohydrate diets show beneficial effects on weight loss, fat loss, inflammation and cardiovascular risk, when compared to traditional low fat diets. The low carbohydrate diets have been discussed for many decades, but were more recently, popularised by Atkins and … Continue reading

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Atkins Versus Zone Diet

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Low Carbohydrate Diets Improve Insulin Sensitivity

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Why Does The Atkins Diet Cause Weight Loss?

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Low Carbohydrate Diets: No Energy Restriction Required

The general consensus amongst mainstream medicine is that weight loss is only possible through forced energy restriction. The proponents of such diets also sometimes suggest the use of forced physical activity to further increase the energy deficit. However, even in … Continue reading

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Ketogenic Diets for Weight Loss

Research has shown that altering the macronutrient ratios in calorie restricted diets has an effect on satiety and on ad libitum energy intake. For example, increasing the protein content of a diet from 15 to 30 % has been shown … Continue reading

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