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: Fat c- log arteries, heart disease Low in fat and low in calories = healthy diet– Atkins contradicted all this Atkins had little scientific evidence – not an expert in nutrition Report on Atkins: Biochemically incorrect and dangerous Sipat low fat- low calorie – people got fatter People seemed to get dimmer and dimmer – made no sense to science Low calorie- low fat = lose weight Reduce calories = reduce fat High fat = high colesterols = clog arteies = death 10 fold improvement in cholesterol. Might benefit your health?
Where did the excess calories go? Food we eat gets broked down through several chemical reactions Converted into energy in very different ways Turning fats and protein into energy is more complicated Energy is lost as heat Turning fat and proteins into energy your body works harder breaking down this foods Atkins breath - Bad breath – ketosis –maximum fat burning phase Cithosis – when you’ve used up all glucose storesnd body is using you fat as fuel As your body burns fat it creates as a byproduct ketones Ketones escape as breath or urine Ketoses another reason diet worked, keatons = calories, and they were being get rid off Untested but yet possible reason Diets popularity grew immensely Eating lots of meat could harm the kidneys Too much fat resulted in breast cancer High protein diet – bad for bones Colon cancer due to loss of fiber in the diet dKept diaries of what they ate. 4 studies Atkins diet: eating as few calories as the low diet calories Atkins diet : works by controlling appetite, kills hunger, cutting carbohydrates Another reason: famous for its fat, fat could be suppressing appetite The fat was having opposite effect: over eating, was having the effect of eating more
..- Fat was not the factor that made people eat less Results: people eating high in protein were losing more weight bc consumed fewer calories Nothing to do with caloreis being lost nor ketosis nor burning more calories nor due to fat Secret: protein makes you feel fuel may control appetite People who consumed protein felt fuller quicker 8th april 2003 Diet can help you lose weight but unknown of the health effects Problem: calories weren’t disappearing.