• Put Tax On Sugared Drinks On Table

    Calls for a tax on sugar sweetened beverages in Australia are increasing. The Medical Journal of Australia takes a look at the pros and cons of implementing such a tax and the impact it would have on obesity in Australia. Jane Martin, executive manager of the Obesity Policy Coalition, argues that “The public is over the line, it’s the politicians and the public health groups who need to catch up.”


  • Records Found In Dusty Basement Undermine Decades Of Dietary Advice

    Christopher Ramsden of the National Institutes of Health has unearthed raw data from a 40-year-old study that challenges the dogma that eating vegetable fats instead of animal fats is good for the heart. The Randomised Controlled Trial was unpublished and recorded 9,423 study participants, ages 20 to 97, all living in state mental hospitals or a nursing home. “It tested the [diet-heart] hypothesis and rejected it.”


  • Lamb Roast Filled with Herbs and Cream Cheese

    The weather is starting to cool down and that means delicious roasts are back on the menu. This recipe from Diet Doctor adds a cream cheese and herb twist to the traditional lamb roast and creates a fat-filled bundle of deliciousness which is perfect for winter.


  • Will The Paleo Diet Increase Heart Disease Again?

    Professor Grant Schofield and George Henderson take a look at a new analysis on the correlation between fat intake and cholesterol levels published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. They conclude that the study has gone way beyond what the data says and in fact makes claims that the data does not say. The data certainly says nothing about the possible benefits or harms of people eating paleo or LCHF.


  • The Sugar Conspiracy

    An excellent article published in The Guardian looking at the history of bad science and egotism which has lead us to our current epidemics of obesity and Type-2 Diabetes. This article serves as a vindication for the years of hard work in fighting mis-information from people such as Dr. John Yudkin, Dr. Robert Lustig, Gary Taubes, Nina Teicholz and Zoë Harcombe.


  • Can Low Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diets Inhibit Cancers?

    Two Professors from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in the United States have turned to crowdfunding in their efforts to fund research on the benefits of ketogenic diets in inhibiting cancer growth. Professor Eugene J. Fine and Professor Richard D. Feinman believe that while insulin supports growth of normal cells, it also supports the growth of cancers. The effects of a very low carbohydrate diet has the potential to inhibit cancer growth without harming normal tissues.


  • Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks

    These Low Carb Breadsticks from www.realhousemoms.com use a combination of cauliflower, garlic, Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese to make an awesome substitute for garlic bread. There’s a nice hint of cauliflower flavour and lots of healthy fat onboard to keep you satiated – perfect for when the weather starts to get cooler.


  • Why I Chose a Ketogenic Diet For Diabetes Management

    Dr. Keith Runyan is a retired physician who has been living with Type-1 Diabetes since diagnosis in 1998 at age 38. In this article for ‘A Sweet Life’ Dr. Runyan explains the research that led him to begin a very low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet in 2012 to control his hypoglycemic episodes and dramatically improve his glycemic control.


  • Effect of a High-Fructose Weight-Maintaining Diet on Lipogenesis and Liver Fat

    A new study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has found that a diet high in fructose increases liver fat more than a calorie matched control diet.