• What happens to the carbs?

    Dr. Malcolm Kendrick, author of ‘The Great Cholesterol Con’ provides a brilliant breakdown of some of the problems with our current dietary guidelines. Eating carbohydrates is supposed to be healthy and eating saturated fat unhealthy yet the science proves otherwise.


  • Ketosis: Metabolic Flexibility in Action

    The Ketogenic Diet Resource outlines some of the unique properties of ketones. The brain and nerve cells, which are heavily dependent on glucose can be trained to utilise ketone bodies for fuel. Ketones are a “cleaner” fuel for your cells to use and burning fat for fuel causes less oxidative damage to cells which makes it possible for those cells to create much more energy than it can from glucose.


  • Low Carb Shepherds Pie

    Julia McPhee has created this excellent low carb version of the traditional winter-warming Shepherds Pie. The recipe uses cauliflower mash to replace those starchy potatoes and it tastes fantastic.


  • 81 Delicious Savory Low-Carb Vegetarian Recipes

    Eating Low Carb, High Fat as a vegetarian can be hard but it’s not impossible. Thankfully, the folks at KetoDiet Blog have compiled a collection of 81 Delicious Savory Low-Carb Vegetarian Recipes that shows it doesn’t have to be all about nuts and avocados.


  • Expelled by DAA! (Dietitians Association of Australia)

    In April 2015, Registered Australian Dietitian Jennifer Elliot (B.Sc, PostGradDip Dietetics) was expelled by the Dietitians Association of Australia for recommending a Low Carbohydrate diet for her patients with Insulin Resistance and Type-2 Diabetes. Low Carb Down Under believes this action by the D.A.A. to be completely without cause or merit and we proudly stand by Jennifer and hope that she fights this appalling decision.


  • 5 Reasons Why Low-Carb Diets Are The Best

    Published May 21st 2015 – David Mendosa writing for healthcentral.com gives some historical background on LCHF and offers some persuasive arguments on why Low Carb diets are the best.


  • Proportion of Insulinogenic Calories

    Another great post from Marty Kendall via Optimising Nutrition which looks at the insulinogenic response of foods to allow you to be better prepared at the supermarket. He also offers a breakdown of the ideal foods to eat to help target your specific low carb goal.


  • Chocolate Avocado Pudding Pops

    If you’re struggling to get your kids to get enough healthy fats, these Chocolate Avocado Pudding Pops may be the answer. Created by Carolyn Ketchum via www.asweetlife.org, they’re packed with satiating fats and low in carbs.


  • More eggs, please. Cholesterol is OK now

    Published in ‘The Times’, 25th May 2015. Writer Matt Ridley explores the u-turn on dietary advice about to be accepted by the U.S. Government and how low-fat eating has made us fat and sick. He summarises the article nicely with ‘Obesity and diabetes are the price we have paid for getting fat and cholesterol so wrong’.