• Sugar Free September 2020

    Written by Claire McDonnell Liu (@LeafieHealth) Kicking sugar into touch can be the perfect start to your low carb health journey. That’s why Low Carb Down Under are on board with Sugar-free September 2020. The average person eats and drinks around 14 teaspoons of sugar each day, that’s 22kg of free sugars every year, according […]


  • Petition to reinstate Dr David Unwin’s Sugar Infographics


    A petition, calling to reinstate Dr. David Unwin’s Sugar Infographics, to the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is gathering momentum internationally.


  • Low Carb Canberra 2020 – Online Event

    Low Carb Canberra is a group of low carb and keto people based in the Canberra region of Australia, and welcoming of members in Australia and around the world. This online event will take place on Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th September 2020.


  • 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.


  • Victory For Prof. Tim Noakes!

    Professor Tim Noakes has been found innocent of the charge of Unprofessional Conduct! Congratulations to The Prof, Tim’s Angels and his fantastic legal team. This is a massive win for common sense, nutrition science and LCHF!!