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Saturday, January 10, 2009

New 24 Week Study Compares Atkins Diet to Low GI Die in People with Diabetes

Page Changed: Studies Proving the Safety and Efficacy of the Low Carb Diet

Added discussion of this study:

The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Eric C Westman et al.Nutrition & Metabolism 2008,5:36doi:10.1186/ 1743-7075-5-36. December 2008.

where the classic Atkins diet was found to provide much better weight loss, blood sugar control, and Lipids compared to the Low GI diet after a 24 week trial.

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