Tag Archives: Atkins diet

Low-fat or low-carbohydrate diets may produce similar weight loss

My patients ask me all the time about the differences between the low-fat diets (i.e., South Beach) and the low-carb diets (i.e., Atkins). In the past, I’ve had little data on which to guide them, but my personal preference has leaned … Continue reading

Posted in Nutritional Health, Obesity | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Low-fat or low-carbohydrate diets may produce similar weight loss

Low carb, high-fat diet negatively affects mood

There’s a new study out that compares dieters eating food high in carbohydrates and low on fat with those on a low-carb, high-fat regime similar to the Atkins diet. The results may surprise you. Bloomberg News reports that, according to … Continue reading

Posted in Mental Health, Nutritional Health | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment