• Low Carb for Optimising Health, Weight and Diabetes – Epworth 2018

    An evening of presentations on low carbohydrate nutrition for optimising our health and weight at the Epworth Hospital, Richmond on Wednesday 17th October from 6:30pm to 9:30pm with International Guest Presenters Dr. Steve Phinney & Dr. Jake Kushner.

  • Low Carb Sydney October 2018

    An evening of presentations on low carbohydrate nutrition for optimising health and weight with three world experts at the University of Sydney, Thursday 18th October from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

  • Low Carb Gold Coast 2018

    A weekend of presentations on low carbohydrate nutrition for optimising weight, health and performance from Friday 19th October to Sunday 21st October at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort on the Gold Coast.

  • Low Carb Denver 2019

    Commencing Thursday the 7th of March and running until Sunday the 10th of March 2019, ‘Low Carb Denver 2019’ will be held at at the brand new Marriott Gaylord Rockies in Aurora, Colorado. Early Bird tickets are now available.

  • 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.