Cardiologist champions low carb diets: ‘Saturated fat is not the enemy’

Then stop worrying about saturated fat and enjoy a Mediterranean-style diet with nuts, olive oil, fish, fruits, vegetables and even red wine. According to Dr. Malhotra, choosing that type of low carb diet after a heart attack is almost three times as powerful in reducing mortality as taking a statin. Joining the argument: UC San Francisco pediatric endocrinologist Robert Lustig, author of .” Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease” (click for details ). Talking with the Los Angeles Times on October 22 , Dr.

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Fad Diets Will Seem Even Crazier After You See This

The series, called “Fad Diets,” is really a reflection of a culture that’s become overly obsessed with dieting in general. Enlarge image i The Baby Food Diet: This diet calls for replacing several meals and snacks with tiny jars of baby food, plus a healthful dinner. The diet was widely attributed to Tracy Anderson, trainer to celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, though Anderson has since reportedly denied endorsing it.

Diets Don’t Work: New Retrofit Weight Loss “Diet Debunker” Dispels Common Myths

It is simply a calculation of how many calories you are consuming versus how many you are burning to lose weight.a Margulies points out that diets are for the short term. Ninety-five percent of dieters re-gain the weight they originally lost.

5 Reasons Most Diets Fail, and How to Succeed

Yes, you need to cut back to shed pounds, but undercutting your body’s basic needs can compromise your metabolism and your health, which is why you get such strong “stop it already” signals. To succeed, take a Goldilocks approach not too little, not too much, just right. Why Most Diets Fail, and How to Succeed Hunger Feeling hungry five minutes, or even an hour after you eat is not necessary for shrinking your shape. In fact, chronic hunger generally indicates that your diet is imbalanced or inadequate, which can cause your body to conserve energy, and resist weight loss. The Fix To lose pounds and inches without perpetual hunger pangs, include healthy foods that boost satiety and keep you fuller longer, namely those high in lean protein (organic eggs, poultry, fish, beans and lentils), fiber (fruits, veggies, whole grains, beans, lentils), and good fat (avocado, nuts, seeds, and extra virgin olive and coconut oils). A 350 calorie meal of one cup of vegan black bean soup, topped with a quarter of a chopped avocado, two cups of grilled asparagus, and a half cup of cooked quinoa, will leave you feeling a whole lot fuller than a 350 calorie frozen diet dinner.