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Denise Austin – Eat Carbs to Lose Weight

The popularity of low carb diets has never been as low as it is now, with only 2% of the nation following a low carb plan. This makes for a very timely release of Denise Austin’s latest book Eat Carbs Lose Weight. Denise lets us eat bread, pasta, potatoes and more, and still lose 2 […]

Weight Loss Requires More Than Cutting Fat

Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research After years of being unsure whether cutting back on dietary fat is the key to weight loss, the public is now more confused by the recently released results of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI). This study seems to suggest that fat in the diet doesn’t […]

Insulin Resistance and Breast Cancer Risk

Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research Some of the study results presented at the recent American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer focused on several hormones that may influence breast cancer risk and recurrence. The significance of the hormone estrogen, as well as testosterone, […]