• 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 Caulfield 2017

    An evening of presentations on low carbohydrate nutrition for optimising weight, health and performance on Thursday 5th October 2017 at Glen Eira Town Hall, Caulfield from 5:00pm to 9:30pm with International Guest Presenters Nina Teicholz, Dr. Dawn Lemanne and Dr. Caryn Zinn.


  • 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!!


  • Ketone bodies mimic the life span extending properties of caloric restriction

    A new study looking at why decreased signalling through the insulin/IGF-1 receptor pathway increases life span and how similar changes can be brought about by the metabolism of ketone bodies. The metabolism of ketones is shown to lower both blood glucose and insulin providing the thermodynamic drive to destroy oxygen free radicals which are a major cause of the ageing process.


  • Mexican Stuffed Avocado with Shredded Chicken and Cheese

    This easy recipe from Keto Connect requires only three ingredients and comes in at only two grams of carbs per half avocado. You can follow their delicious Mexican Shredded Chicken recipe or if you’re short on time you can create your own filling to your own tastes. Plenty of healthy fats from the cheese and avocado means you’ll probably be full after just one.


  • A Novel Intervention Including Individualized Nutritional Recommendations Reduces Hemoglobin A1c Level, Medication Use, and Weight in Type 2 Diabetes

    Whilst not that “novel’ to some, this new paper published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research shows the astounding success Virta Health has had in both treating and reversing Type-2 Diabetes. Offering a combination of LCHF and nutritional ketosis, their individualised program is supported remotely via the internet and the results repeatedly show improved glycemic control, weight loss and reduced need for diabetic medications.