Research - Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism

 Studies related to Atkins-type diets from N&M:

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Dietary protein intake and renal function

William Martin, Lawrence Armstrong and Nancy Rodriquez

Nutrition & Metabolism 2005, 2:25  (20 September 2005)

 Ketogenic diets and physical performance
Stephen D Phinney  
Nutrition & Metabolism 2004, 1:2    (17 August 2004)

Low carbohydrate diets improve atherogenic dyslipidemia even in the absence of weight loss
Richard D Feinman and Jeff S Volek
Nutrition & Metabolism 2006, 3:24  (21 June 2006)

Low-carbohydrate diet in type 2 diabetes. Stable improvement of bodyweight and glycemic control during 22 months follow-up
Jørgen Vesti Nielsen and Eva Joensson
Nutrition & Metabolism 2006, 3:22   (14 June 2006)

Physiogenomic analysis of weight loss induced by dietary carbohydrate restriction
Gualberto Ruaño, Andreas Windemuth , Mohan Kocherla, Theodore Holford , Maria Luz Fernandez , Cassandra E Forsythe , Richard J Wood , William J Kraemer  and Jeff S Volek 
Nutrition & Metabolism 2006, 3:20   (15 May 2006)

Effects of a carbohydrate-restricted diet on emerging plasma markers for cardiovascular disease
Richard J Wood, Jeff S Volek , Steven R Davis , Carly Dell'Ova  and Maria Luz Fernandez 
Nutrition & Metabolism 2006, 3:19   (4 May 2006)

Very-low-carbohydrate diets and preservation of muscle mass
Anssi H Manninen
Nutrition & Metabolism 2006, 3:9     (31 January 2006)

Comparison of isocaloric very low carbohydrate/high saturated fat and high carbohydrate/low saturated fat diets on body composition and cardiovascular risk
Noakes M, Foster PR, Keogh JB, James AP, Mamo JC, Clifton PM
Nutrition & Metabolism 2006, 3:7     (11 January 2006)

Carbohydrate restriction improves the features of Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome may be defined by the response to carbohydrate restriction
Volek JS, Feinman RD
Nutrition & Metabolism 2005, 2:31   (16 November 2005)

When is a high fat diet not a high fat diet?
Feinman RD
Nutrition & Metabolism 2005, 2:27    (17 October 2005)

The case for low carbohydrate diets in diabetes management
Arora SK, McFarlane SI
Nutrition & Metabolism 2005, 2:16 (14 July 2005)

Thermodynamics of weight loss diets
Fine EJ, Feinman RD
Nutrition & Metabolism 2004, 1:15 (8 December 2004)

Comparison of energy-restricted very low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets on weight loss and body composition in overweight men and women
Volek JS, Sharman MJ, Gómez AL, Judelson DA, Rubin MR, Watson G, Sokmen B, Silvestre R, French DN, Kraemer WJ
Nutrition & Metabolism 2004, 1:13 (8 November 2004)

A low-carbohydrate diet may prevent end-stage renal failure in type 2 diabetes. A case report
Nielsen JV, Westerlund P, Bygren P
Nutrition & Metabolism 2006, 3:23 (14 June 2006)

The effects of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet on the polycystic ovary syndrome: A pilot study
Mavropoulos JC, Yancy WS, Hepburn J, Westman EC
Nutrition & Metabolism 2005, 2:35 (16 December 2005)

A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet to treat type 2 diabetes
Yancy WS, Foy M, Chalecki AM, Vernon MC, Westman EC

Nutrition & Metabolism 2005, 2:34 (1 December 2005)      

Review on "Atkins Diabetes Revolution: The Groundbreaking Approach to Preventing and Controlling Type 2 Diabetes" by Mary C. Vernon and Jacqueline A. Eberstein
Arora S, McFarlane SI
Nutrition & Metabolism 2004, 1:14 (9 November 2004)

“Targeting energy metabolism in brain cancer: review and hypothesis”

Seyfried, T., Mukhrjee, P.

Nutrition & Metabolism, 2005, 2:30

“Effects of low carbohydrate diets high in red meats or poultry, fish and shellfish on plasma lipids and weight loss”

Cassady, B.A., Charboneau, N.L., et al

Nutrition & Metabolism, 4 :23, doi :10.1186/1743-7075-4-23

“Dietary carbohydrate restriction in type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome: time for a critical appraisal”

Accurso, A., Bernstein, R., et al

Nutrition & Metabolism, 5:9, doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-5-9, April 8, 2008

“Low-carbohydrate diet in type 2 diabetes: stable improvement of bodyweight and glycemic-control during 44 months follow-up”

Nielsen, JV., Joensson, EA

Nutrition & Metabolism, 5:14, doi:10.1186.1743-7075-5-14, 2008

Has carbohydrate-restriction been forgotten as a treatment for diabetes mellitus? A perspective on the ACCORD study design”

Westman, E., Vernon, M.

Nutrition & Metabolism, 2008, 5, 10: doi:10.11186/1743-7075-5-10

April 9, 2008

 “Moderate carbohydrate, moderate protein weight loss diet reduces cardiovascular disease risk compared to high carbohydrate, low protein in obese adults: A randomized clinical trial”

Lasker DA., Evans EM., Layman DK

Nutrition & Metabolism, 2008, 5:30  doi:10.1186/1743-7075-5-30

November 7, 2008

“The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus”

Westman E., Yancy WS., et al

Nutrition & Metabolism, 2008, 5:36 doi:10.1186/1743-7075-5-36

December 19, 2008


“Schizophrenia, gluten, and low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diets: a case report and review of the literature”

Kraft, B., Westman, EC

Nutrition & Metabolism, 2009, 6:10 doi:10.1186/1743-7075-6-10

February 2009


 “Effects of a low-carbohydrate diet on glycemic control in outpatients with severe type 2 diabetes”

Haimoto H, Sasakabe T, et al

Nutrition & Metabolism, 2009, 6:21 doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-6-21

May 6, 2009