low-fat diet

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a diet containing limited amounts of fat and stressing foods high in carbohydrates

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Recommending a low-fat diet and providing nutritional counseling to postmenopausal women aren't enough to alter the risk of breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and cardiovascular disease in women who may have had an above-average fat intake for more than 40 years, Beresford says.
LDL cholesterol rose by an average of 6% from baseline among patients on the low-carbohydrate diet, compared with a mean 5% drop among those on the low-fat diet.
The goal of the low-fat diet was fat reduction, not weight loss, Dr.
The foods, supplied by the researchers, provided 18 percent of calories from fat in the low-fat diet or 33 percent of calories from fat in the moderate-fat diet.
Each study included in this review compared a conventional low-fat diet with a low-carbohydrate plan similar to the weight loss phases of the Atkins Diet.
The KO mice on the high-fat diet showed little change in their body weights, which were similar to the KO mice on the low-fat diet.
Moreover, the low-fat diet also had the most unfavorable effects on peripheral and hepatic insulin sensitivity, serum HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1.
Many studies have compared high-fat and low-fat diets in terms of 24-hour energy expenditure (Am.
On the low-fat diet, the women were asked to eat between 1,200 and 1,500 calories per day.
The 50 people participating in the trial ate a high-fiber, low-fat diet that included 100 to 200 grams of carbohydrate per day - a typical amount consumed by Americans, he said.
A recent study compared a standard low-fat diet to a moderate-fat Mediterranean diet that included fats such as olive oil and nuts.
HDL-Cholesterol -- increased significantly by 3 mg/dL (6%) on FLT, again with no significant change on the AHAD low-fat diet.
A recently published study in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates that those that followed a Mediterranean diet, one rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, fruits and vegetables, lowered their risk of heart attacks, strokes and deaths by 30 percent versus those that followed a low-fat diet.
Washington, November 11 ( ANI ): By losing weight, whether through a low-carb or low-fat diet, overweight or obese people can have a significant reduction in inflammation throughout their body, as measured by three common markers for inflammation, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The low-fat diet was composed of 30% fat (less than 8% saturated), 46% carbohydrates, and 24% protein.