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.

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Are You On The Road To Diabetes?

 

August 2014 Recent research demonstrates the importance of preventing pediatric obesity early in life. A comparison of obese kids, as young as 6 vs. their lean counterparts, showed that the obese kids had more fat cells and larger fat cells. Additionally, these kids already had signs of insulin resistance (a precursor of type 2 diabetes) and inflammation.

Chronic inflammation is associated with vascular disease and numerous chronic diseases including cancer.

Many think that fat kids are cute and healthy and they will “grow out” of their excess fat. Statistics show that many will not.

 

We Can Do Something to Lower Healthcare Costs

I was just reading an article about increased healthcare costs and decreased productivity because of obesity. Healthcare costs are 42% higher for obese workers. They are also at increased risk for job related injuries and have an increased rate of absenteeism. The statistics we usually hear are the numbers of those of us who are overweight or obese but think of it another way- that only about 32 percent of Americans are at a healthy weight!

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