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High cholesterol found in many

...987, or 72 percent, had abnormally high cholesterol levels. To keep cholesterol under control: - Eat a healthy, low-fat diet and especially avoid saturated fats. Eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Eat more fish and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/28/met_122119.shtml
Metro
News you can use

...Investigational therapies such as cryotherapy - Hormone therapy HOW TO PREVENT IT - Quit smoking - Exercise - Eat a healthy low-fat diet - Manage your stress level - Annual checkups for men older than 50 and men older than 40 in the high-risk groups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/09/met_95979.shtml
Metro
Campaign stresses education on cardiovascular disease

...risk. "I don't look like I have heart disease; a cardiologist said so," Mrs. Tesch said. She had followed a low-fat diet, had no known heart disease in her family, was physically active and not grossly overweight. "I always thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/07/liv_80188.shtml
Life & style
Study deems diet a trifle

...post-menopausal women who followed a low-fat diet, although some Augusta physicians...000 women who were assigned to a low-fat diet and 29,000 women who were not...were improved for those on the low-fat diet. The diet achieved only a 9 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/08/met_53367.shtml
Metro
FDA to consider over-the-counter fat-blocking diet pill

...company intends to package Alli as part of an overall diet and fitness program. The program would emphasis eating a lower-fat diet, to both cut calories and curtail the drug's effect on a user's stools. United Kingdom-based GlaxoSmithKline's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/21/liv_47966.shtml
Life & style
Low-fat, high-carb diet led to only moderate weight loss

...the Atkins and Zone diets that low-fat diets are partly behind America's...this country is not caused by the lower-fat diets," said study author Barbara...Howard said. Other findings on the low-fat diet's effect on heart disease and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/liv_39985.shtml
Life & style
Study finds 'yo-yo dieting' may weaken immune system

...examine the long-term impact of such dieting on immunity, she said. People should avoid popular low-carb and low-fat diets that can produce initial weight loss but rarely work in the long term, Tallmadge said. "Study after study shows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/03/liv_417679.shtml
Life & style
Protein diets contribute to record egg prices

...the high-protein, low-carbohydrate Atkins diet lost twice as much weight over six months as those on standard low-fat diets. "The egg is being held up as a model food today, whereas in the last 20 or 30 years, it has been dragged through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/11/fin_390396.shtml
Finance
Diets fatten specialty food sales

...respondents said they have been on a low- or no-carbohydrate diet during the past year 15 percent said they have been on a low-fat diet 8 percent said they have worked to lose weight by controlling calories Reach Dena Levitz at (706) 823-3339 or dena...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/06/bus_388800.shtml
Business
Dietary experts debate the alleged evils of white bread

...because paying attention to the glycemic index can help everyone choose healthier carbs, whether they follow a standard low-fat diet or a high-fat Atkins approach. "I think the U.S. nutritional societies are going to come to see glycemic index...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/02/foo_384024.shtml
Food