Controlled Carbohydrate Nutrition is committed to providing accurate
and concise information regarding the benefits and uses of a controlled
carbohydrate lifestyle based on the
Atkins Nutritional Approach.
Information is geared to the consumer and healthcare provider for weight
loss, weight maintenance, and prevention or treatment of the many
conditions influenced by diet and lifestyle.
By assisting people to understand the value of controlling both the
quality and quantity of carbohydrate foods, our goal is to positively
impact the lives and health of people of all ages.
July 2014 A meta-analysis done by scientists in England revealed that people with diabetes, atherosclerosis and heart failure can improve endothelial function by taking at least 500 mg of Vitamin C. The endothelium (cells lining the inside walls of blood vessels) functions by keeping the lining of those vessels supple and helping to regulate the immune system by regulating white blood cells.
When loss of suppleness of the lining occurs one is prone to high blood pressure and ongoing inflammation in blood vessel walls. Inflammation is a leading cause of atheroscerosis.
July 2014 A recent study identified a mechanism involved in insulin
resistance, obesity, type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver
disease. Free radical production in the liver activates an enzyme
pathway that promotes fatty liver disease that can lead to obesity and
type 2 diabetes.
July 2014 A recent epidemiological study from Australia found that women
with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) have vastly higher risks of
developing type 2 diabetes early in life regardless of BMI. PCOS is an
insulin resistance syndrome that responds well to carbohydrate