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Research

In this section, read over 150 peer-reviewed studies from major scientific publications that support the principles of the Atkins Diet. The abstract is listed for review, as well as a link to the full publication on PubMed.

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Comparison of low- and high-carbohydrate diets for type 2 diabetes management: a randomized trial

This abstract is available at Pubmed.gov:OBJECTIVE:To comprehensively compare the effects of a very low-carbohydrate, high-unsaturated/low-saturated fat diet (LC) with those of a high-unrefined carbohydrate, low-fat diet … Read More

Exploring the relationship between preferences for high fat foods and efficacy of the ketogenic and modified Atkins diets among children with seizure disorders

This abstract is available at Pubmed.gov:PURPOSE:Previous research has indicated that children with seizures may prefer high fat foods - a preference compatible with ketogenic and modified Atkins… Read More

Ketogenic diet in pediatric patients with refractory focal status epilepticus

This abstract is published on Pubmed.gov:The ketogenic diet (KD) has been used as an alternative treatment for patients with refractory status epilepticus (SE).PURPOSE:In this retrospective study… Read More

Migraine improvement during short lasting ketogenesis: a proof-of-concept study

This abstract is published on Pubmed.gov:BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:Ketogenesis is a physiological phenomenon due to starvation or a ketogenic diet (KD), a drastic restricted carbohydrate dietary regimen that… Read More

Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets

Background: Low-carbohydrate diets are popular for weight loss, but their cardiovascular effects have not been well-studied, particularly in diverse populations. Objective: To examine the effects of a low-carbohydrate… Read More

Dietary Carbohydrate restriction as the first approach in diabetes management. Critical review and evidence base

Authors Abstract:   "The inability of current recommendations to control the epidemic of diabetes, the specific failure of the prevailing low-fat diets to improve obesity, cardiovascular risk or general… Read More

A Randomized Pilot Trial of a Moderate Carbohydrate Diet Compared to a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet in Overweight or Obese Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus or Prediabetes

Results suggest that a very low carbohydrate diet coupled with skills to promote behavior change may improve glycemic control in type 2 diabetes while allowing decreases in diabetes medications.… Read More

Advice to follow a low-carbohydrate diet has a favourable impact on low-grade infl ammation in type 2 diabetes compared with advice to follow a low-fat diet

Low Carbohydrate Diet was found significantly to improve the subclinical inflammatory state in type 2 diabetes.… Read More

The low-carbohydrate diet and cardiovascular risk factors: Evidence from epidemiologic studies

Recent randomized controlled trials document that low-carbohydrate diets not only decrease body weight but also improve cardiovascular risk factors. In light of this evidence from randomized controlled trials, dietary guidelines… Read More

Glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome effectively treated with modified atkins diet.

Treatment with MAD, a variant of KD, for an observation period of 17 months resulted in improvement of seizures, alertness, cognitive abilities, and electroencephalography in this patient.… Read More

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