Monday, June 15, 2009

The Battle of the Diets: Is Anyone Winning (At Losing?)

Really interesting video about a Stanford study comparing Atkins to other diets. People in the study did their best to follow the diet.

January 17, 2008 presentation by Christopher Gardner for the Stanford School of Medicine Medcast lecture series.

Atkins wins, not just on weight loss, but a series of other measures as well.

Also, insulin resistant people do better on low-carb diets. Lots of people in the US are insulin resistant...

He still uses the paradigm that stomach fullness is the driver of hunger. I think he's off on that. I think it can cause near-term changes, but your body's cells need fuel.