Medical News Summary: Atkinís diet slims male beer bellies


About: Atkinís diet slims male beer bellies
Date: November 2004
Source: Scotsman
Author: John Von Radowitz
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Scotsman): New research shows that a low carbohydrate such as the Atkins diet could prove very useful in removing menís Ďbeer belliesí. The Atkins diet resulted in a greater fat loss from the trunk than those on a normal low fat diet. Excess fat around the stomach area has been associated with increased risk of heart disease. However, the down side is that a high fat, low fibre diet may cause an increase in osteoporosis, heart disease, colon cancer, kidney problems and liver disorders.
Related Disease Topics: Obesity, Overweight, Heart disease, Osteoporosis, Heart disease, Colon cancer, Kidney problems, Liver disorders

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