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Low carb diet effect on leptin

The drug rimonabant Acomplia that failed to pass muster with the FDA panel last week works by blocking some of the hunger receptors in the brain. In other words, those who take the drug — assuming it works as touted — will be less hungry. Less hunger means less food consumption. Less food consumption typically… Read More »

Does salt in the diet effect blood pressure

Hemodynamic differences between black patients and white patients with essential hypertension. In: Shepherd J. Guidelines for Adequate Intakes AI of sodium the established based on the lowest levels of sodium intake used in randomized controlled trials that did not show a deficiency but that also allowed for an adequate intake of nutritious foods diet containing… Read More »