A high carb diet after cancer treatment may increase risk of recurrence

Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients’ risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports. Patients who consumed the most total carbohydrates and sugars — in the form of sucrose, fructose, lactose and maltose — in the year preceding the cancer […]

How many carbohydrates should I eat each day, are low carb diets safe and what foods are high in bad carbs?

THERE’S hundreds of diets out there all promising to help women lose weight and keep the pounds off. From low-fat to high-fat, 5:2 to Atkins, it can be hard knowing what diet plan is right for you. GETTY – CONTRIBUTOR 3 Cutting out carbs completely isn’t healthy How many carbohydrates should I eat each day? […]

High protein diets like Atkin’s may increase risk of heart failure, finds study

High protein diets, which have gained in popularity as food trends have turned against carbohydrates, may increase the risk of heart failure in older men by as much as 49 per cent, a study has found. Relatively little research has been conducted on the long-term impact of wolfing down chicken breasts and steak in the name of weight loss, […]