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Low-fat, high-carb diet led to only moderate weight loss

...claims by promoters of the Atkins and Zone diets that low-fat diets are partly behind America's obesity epidemic...plans by health organizations and the government. Low-fat diets promote foods like grains and pasta, which are mostly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/liv_39985.shtml
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Low-fat diet, exercise help fight prostate cancer

...new study suggests. Dr. Dean Ornish, a University of California-San Francisco professor who has long promoted low-fat diets to combat heart disease, conducted the research on 84 men with prostate cancer. The men had previously decided to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/16/tec_338848.shtml
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Study: Possible benefits from 'good'-carb diet

...sugared breakfast cereal. It is not as anti-carb as Atkins-style regimens, nor as fat-restrictive as standard low-fat diets. Proponents call it a happy medium, though skeptics say the science - including the new study - doesn't prove...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/25/liv_435456.shtml
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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
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Study deems diet a trifle

...reports in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "We're all disappointed that the theory of benefit from low-fat diets was not borne out clearly by this study," said Lawrence Phillips of Emory University School of Medicine, principal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/08/met_53367.shtml
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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
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'South Beach Diet' author explains logic behind plan

...fiber is just as important, but often isn't pushed in other approaches, Dr. Agatston said. In fact, although low-fat diets reduce the amount of bad cholesterol, LDL, they also reduce the amount of good cholesterol, HDL. That can have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/16/met_408983.shtml
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Is low-fat already old hat?

...supermarket industry's trade group, releases a survey each year that consistently rates nutritional concerns and low-fat diets as a top consideration among Americans. Half the respondents in this year's telephone survey of 1,000 supermarket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/06/ent_227531.shtml
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Study: Low-fat beats low-carb

LAS VEGAS - Dieters who want to keep from regaining the pounds they so painstakingly lost would do best to eat low-fat diets rather than curb carbs, new research suggests. A study presented Monday at a meeting of more than 2,000 obesity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/17/liv_434656.shtml
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