Low Carb for a Healthy Immune System

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By Claire McDonnell Liu, Nutritionist at Leafie.org Low Carb Nutrition and Your Immune System The global COVID-19 challenge has elevated questions around how we can best improve our immunity response. Our immune system generally performs a remarkable job in defending … Read More

Perth’s New Low Carb Medical Centre

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By Claire McDonnell Liu, Nutritionist at Leafie.org Perth’s New Medical Centre Offering Low Carb Nutrition Support  A new medical practice with a big difference opened its doors January 2021.   ‘Perth Metabolic Centre’ will specialise in treatment of metabolic disease; … Read More

Silent No More

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By Claire McDonnell Liu, Nutritionist at Leafie.org Dr Muecke highlights action to prevent killer Type 2 Diabetes Eye surgeon and 2020 Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke AM, has spent his career fighting blindness.  He now has Type-2-Diabetes, the … Read More

Zero Five 100 Fasted Challenge

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By Claire McDonnell Liu, Nutritionist (@LeafieHealth) 100 miles, in 5 days, while fasting The Zero Five 100 Fasted Challenge team of 8 ran or walked the 100 mile distance between Henley and Bristol, England, over a 5 day period. Each … Read More

Sugar Free September 2020

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By Claire McDonnell Liu, Nutritionist at Leafie.org Australia’s sweet habit 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 … Read More

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

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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

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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.”

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