low-fat diet


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Noun1.low-fat diet - a diet containing limited amounts of fat and stressing foods high in carbohydrates; used in treatment of some gallbladder conditions
diet - a prescribed selection of foods
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ORLANDO -- Breast cancer survivors on a low-fat diet had their rate of recurrence reduced by 24% in what may be the first phase III trial to show that a lifestyle change can protect cancer patients from relapse.
the results of a decade-long study on the effects of a low-fat diet on breast cancer recurrence were presented in May at a meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Orlando, FL.
Although low-fat diets are recommended for heart health, a moderate-fat, weight-loss diet reduced dieters' cardiovascular risk better than a low-fat diet, according to a recent study from Penn State.
It is known that vitamin E supplements can help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, as can a low-fat diet.
In the pursuit of a low-fat diet, NFCR believes that it is important to understand the three types of fats and their nutritional role:
In the last 15 years, some research has pointed to benefits from a very low-fat diet, particularly among people with existing cardiac conditions.
The scientists looked at TRIP-Br2 levels in mice fed a low-fat diet and a high-fat diet as well as obese mice: the mice on the high-fat diet and the obese mice had higher levels of TRIP-Br2 in their fat tissue.
The three regimens were: a low-fat diet with a high glycemic load and 20% of energy from protein, which reflected conventional recommendations to reduce fat, increase whole grains, and include a variety of vegetables and fruits; a low-glycemic-index diet with moderate glycemic load and 20% of energy from protein, which replaced some grain products and starchy vegetables with other vegetables, legumes, and fruits; and a very-low-carbohydrate diet with a low glycemic load and 30% of energy from protein, modeled on the Atkins diet.
The three diets were the following: a low-fat diet with a high glycemic load and 20% of energy from protein, which reflected conventional recommendations to reduce fat, increase whole grain products, and include a variety of vegetables and fruits; a low-glycemic-index diet with moderate glycemic load and and 20% of energy from protein, which replaced some grain products and starchy vegetables with other vegetables, legumes, and fruits; and a very-low-carbohydrate diet with a low glycemic load and 30% of energy from protein, which was modeled on the Atkins diet.
SWITCHING to a low-fat diet makes people more stressed, say researchers.
When we gave the rats doses of 'stop eating' hormone, the rats on the low-fat diet significantly suppressed their intake of the snack, but not the rats on the high-fat diet," said nutritional scientist Mihai Covasa, who led the study.
A low-fat diet that's rich in vegetables, beans, and whole grains lowers LDL ("bad") cholesterol more than an equally low-fat diet without those extras.