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Atkins diet / Low carbs diet For Weight loss / Overweight

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It’s important to note that there’s a lot of conflicting reports and research about Atkins diet for weight loss. On one hand, some studies report that carbohydrates should be avoided because they contribute to weight gain and have many other negative health effects. Accordingly, a high fat and protein diet is the best option for weight loss.  However,

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Atkins diet / Low carbs diet

- Gardner CD, Kiazand A, Alhassan S, et al. Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and LEARN Diets for change in weight and related risk factors among overweight premenopausal women. The A to Z Weight Loss Study: a randomized trial. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2007;297(9):969–977.

- Dyson, P.A., Beatty, S., and Matthews, D.R. (2007). A low-carbohydrate diet is more effective in reducing body weight than healthy eating in both diabetic and non-diabetic subjects. Diabet Med., 24, 1430–1435.

- Anton, S., Hida, A., Heekin, K., Sowalsky, K., Karabetian, C., Mutchie, H., . . . Barnett, T. (2017). Effects of Popular Diets without Specific Calorie Targets on Weight Loss Outcomes: Systematic Review of Findings from Clinical Trials. Nutrients,9(8), 822. doi:10.3390/nu9080822

- Ebbeling, C. B., Feldman, H. A., Klein, G. L., Wong, J. M., Bielak, L., Steltz, S. K., . . . Ludwig, D. S. (2018). Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance: Randomized trial. Bmj. doi:10.1136/bmj.k4583
 

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