• The Heart Association’s Junk Science Diet

    This article published in The Daily Beast is written by a board certified cardiologist and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. It looks at the increasing evidence that a low-fat diet is unhealthy for your heart and questions why the American Heart Association continues to recommend it. Her conclusion is that it is hugely profitable.

  • Is the Ketogenic Diet the Cure for Multiple Diseases?

    It has been used for many years as an effective treatment for Epilepsy and as a tool for weight loss. Now, Health Impact News looks at the various ways the ketogenic diet is being used to treat different diseases and poses the question “Is the Ketogenic Diet the Cure for Multiple Diseases?”

  • Butter Chicken with Coconut Naan

    Chef Craig Rodger from the ‘What The Fat?’ team has created a genius Low Carb version of Butter Chicken with Coconut Naan. Packed with nutrient dense vegetables and healthy fats without flour and starchy rice – low on the carbohydrates but high on spicy flavours.

  • How the Western Diet Has Derailed Our Evolution

    This article from Nautilus looks at how a Western diet and lifestyle has drastically altered our ancestral gut microbiome. By failing to adequately nourish key microbes, the Western diet may also be starving them out of existence and the microbial die-outs are compounding across generations. The hope is that beneficial microbes can be separated from the dangerous ones, and that “good” ones can soon be restored.

  • The Ketogenic Diet and Schizophrenia

    A new research project out of James Cook University suggests that adopting a ketogenic diet may be effective in treating schizophrenia. Associate Professor Zoltan Sarnyai belives that using ketones as an alternative energy source may help to circumvent abnormally functioning cellular energy pathways in the brain of a schizophrenia sufferer.

  • Therapeutic Ketogenic Diets: Evidence from the Experts

    Franziska Spritzler cuts through some of the confusion surrounding ketogenic diets and weighs up their therapeutic applications. Particularly exciting is the contined and emerging science around the use of ketogenic diets (in conjunction with traditional therapies) in treating different forms of cancer.

  • Low Carb Breakfast Stax

    Looking for a way to make your bacon and eggs a little bit special? This recipe from ruled.me uses bacon weaves to create Low Carb Breakfast Stax that are both beautiful and indulgent.

  • World Health Organisation, meat & cancer

    Zoë Harcombe looks at the recent report from the World Health Organisation linking red meat consumption and cancer and provides five reasons why it’s safe to ignore it. “Nothing has changed from my fundamental belief that human beings should eat real food (especially grass-fed, naturally reared meat and naturally preserved meat).”

  • Cutting Sugar Improves Children’s Health in Just 10 Days

    A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health and published in the journal Obesity has found that obese children who cut back on their sugar intake see improvements in their blood pressure, cholesterol readings and other markers of health after just 10 days.