• Burying the Snackwell Myth

    This article written by Michael F. Jacobson looks at the “Snackwell effect” which posits that back in the 1980s and 1990s, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans told everyone to eat less fat and the American public responded by replacing fat with more refined carbohydrates, especially sugar. Jacobson argues that this story is wrong on the facts and is a damaging distraction that obscures the real causes (and solutions) for  diet-related, preventable disease.


  • 27 Low Carb Versions Of Your Favourite Comfort Foods

    America Times has been busy collecting some great Low Carb alternatives to the usual carb-loaded comfort foods. There are plenty to choose from here and you’ll find something to please even the most fussy eater this holiday season.


  • Low Carb Tex-Mex Ground Beef

    If you’re looking for a super easy Low Carb dish with a touch of spice, this one from DietDoctor.com is a great option. It’s ready in 45 minutes, has only 6 grams of carbs per serving and tastes fantastic.


  • Italian Spaghetti Squash Breakfast Casserole

    This recipe for Italian Spaghetti Squash Breakfast Casserole from Peace + Love + Low Carb is as tasty as it is beautiful. Spaghetti Squash can be a bit hard to find in some areas of Australia but if you manage to track some down try this – you wont regret it.


  • 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.