Posts Tagged ‘high fat diet’

Study Shows Low-Carb Diet Should Couple with Vegetable-Based Proteins and Fats

Monday, September 13th, 2010
A recent study shows that Atkin-style low-carbohydrate diets may help people lose the weight, but merely replacing the bread and pasta with calories from animal protein and fat may have to deal with an increased risk of early death due to cancer and heart disease. The research, which was published last September 7 in Annals of Internal Medicine, found that the death rate among people who clung to their low-carb li

High Fat Diet for Pregnant Women is Risky

Thursday, July 8th, 2010
A recent research conducted at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford says that mothers who are into a high-fat diet before and during pregnancy put their unborn children at risk from birth defects. The study, which used mice as subjects, revealed that a combination of a high fat diet and deficiency of a gene called Cited2 (which aids in preventing serious heart diseases) heightens