• Low Carb Doers Adelaide 2019

    A full day of the A to Z on low carbohydrate nutrition for optimising our health, diabetes & weight to be held on Saturday August 3rd 2019 at Serafino Resort in the beautiful McLaren Vale region of South Australia.

  • Low Carb Canberra 2019

    ‘Low Carb Canberra 2019’ is a conference on Low Carb Nutrition for optimising health to be held on Saturday 21st September 2019 from 9:30am to 5:00pm at Gungahlin Lakes Golf & Community Club from 9:30am to 5:00pm.

  • Low Carb Cairns 2019

    ‘Low Carb Cairns 2019’ will be held on Saturday 28th of September from 9:30am to 5:00pm at the Cairns Hospital Auditorium. Six Australian low carb doctors will be presenting at this event on a broad range of low carb nutrition related topics.

  • Low Carb Gold Coast 2019

    A weekend of presentations and discussions on low carbohydrate nutrition for optimising weight and health to be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Entertainment Centre from Friday October 11th to Sunday October 13th 2019. International guest speaker Dr. David Unwin will be presenting alongside Australian low carb experts.

  • Evidence that supports the prescription of low-carbohydrate high-fat diets: a narrative review

    A review of LCHF, recently published in The British Journal of Sports Medicine. “Although LCHF diets may not be suitable for everyone, available evidence shows this eating plan to be a safe and efficacious dietary option to be considered. LCHF diets may also be particularly beneficial in patients with atherogenic dyslipidaemia, insulin resistance, and the frequently associated NAFLD.”

  • The Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diet Debate Has a New Answer

    Time magazine looks at the recently released PURE study which involved analysis of the diets of 135,000 people from 18 different countries. “Individuals with high carbohydrate intake might benefit from a reduction in carbohydrate intake and an increase in the consumption of fats,” the study authors write.

  • Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough

    Another brilliant article from Gary Taubes looking at how a slip can easily descend into a binge because of the addictive nature of carbohydrates. Eating fat-rich foods, “helps extinguish binge behaviour,” Dr. Ludwig says, “as opposed to high-carb foods which exacerbate it.”

  • Low Carb Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

    This recipe from Low Carb Yum is a weekly staple in our house. It is a perfect winter warmer that is simple to prepare full of delicious healthy fats. If you’re looking for an a low carb option that is going to be a winner with the kids then look no further.

  • My Meta-Analysis on Saturated Fat, Polyunsaturated Fat and Coronary Heart Disease

    Steven Hamley is a PhD student at Deakin University in Melbourne. He recently published a paper in Nutrition Journal titled ‘The effect of replacing saturated fat with mostly n-6 polyunsaturated fat on coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials’. The results from his meta-analysis suggest that replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat is unlikely to increase or decrease the risk of coronary heart disease or all-cause mortality.