• Pizza Casserole

    Looking for a ‘go-to’ recipe for low carb, gluten free pizza for those busy nights when you have hungry mouths to feed? This recipe for Pizza Casserole from Low Carb Yum ticks all the boxes – just add your own toppings.

  • No link found between saturated fat and heart disease

    Researchers at Cambridge University have reviewed previous studies on the supposed links between consumption of saturated fats and heart disease. They have concluded that saturated fat does not cause heart disease while so-called ‘healthy’ polyunsaturated fats fail to prevent cardiovascular problems.

  • Debate: how low can you go? The low-down on the low carbohydrate debate in type 1 diabetes nutrition

    Published in ‘DiabetesVoice’ June 2013, Volume 58, Issue 2. A well-balanced debate between Franziska Spritzler (Clinical Dietician) and Carolyn Robertson (Certified Diabetes Educator and Clinical Nurse Specialist) on the use of a low carbohydrate diet in the management of diabetes.

  • The Link Between Sugar, Insulin and Dementia

    An interesting article posted on dgiwire.com looking at the links between sugar intake and the development of dementia. In the Framingham Heart Study, researchers from Tufts University analyzed blood samples from 840 participants and found high levels of a hormone called adiponectin in the 159 participants who subsequently developed dementia.

  • Sugar is the real enemy, not fat itself, says film targeting obesity

    Published in The Guardian, 11th May 2015 – an introduction to the soon to be releasesd documentary ‘Fed-Up’ which targets sugar as the main cause of our obesity epidemic. The film argues that big business is poisoning us with low-fat food marketed under the guise of being beneficial to our health while adding sugar to foods to make them more palatable.

  • Wheat Free Bliss Bread

    A Super Simple Wheat Free Bliss Bread recipe courtesy of wheatfreebliss.blogspot.com.au – mix it up and it’s ready in half an hour. Gluten free and LCHF delicious.

  • “Fad” diets drive Aussies from grain in droves

    An article published in ‘The Land’ on May 1st 2015 detailing how Australians are consuming thirty percent less grains than they did just four years ago. Michelle Brown, General Manager of the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council has attributed the decline to the popularity of “fad diets” like Low Carb, High Fat and Paleo. We believe that a thirty percent drop in consumption across the country in just four years represents a major shift in thinking rather than simply a fad.

  • The Low Carb Diet Debate

    ‘Sweet Life’ is a South African diabetic community for those who have diabetes, both Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. They have opened up debate about the merits of a Low Carb, High Fat diet in the management of diabetes by calling for comments on the opinions of Professor Tim Noakes.

  • Dietary carbohydrate restriction as the first approach in diabetes management

    Published in Nutrition, January 2015. This study offers 12 points of evidence showing that low-carbohydrate diets should be the first line of attack for treatment of Type 2 diabetes, and should be used in conjunction with insulin in those with Type 1 diabetes.