• Sugar Free September 2020

    Written by Claire McDonnell Liu (@LeafieHealth) Kicking sugar into touch can be the perfect start to your low carb health journey. That’s why Low Carb Down Under are on board with Sugar-free September 2020. The average person eats and drinks around 14 teaspoons of sugar each day, that’s 22kg of free sugars every year, according […]


  • Petition to reinstate Dr David Unwin’s Sugar Infographics


    A petition, calling to reinstate Dr. David Unwin’s Sugar Infographics, to the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is gathering momentum internationally.


  • The Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diet Debate Has a New Answer

    Time magazine looks at the recently released PURE study which involved analysis of the diets of 135,000 people from 18 different countries. “Individuals with high carbohydrate intake might benefit from a reduction in carbohydrate intake and an increase in the consumption of fats,” the study authors write.


  • Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough

    Another brilliant article from Gary Taubes looking at how a slip can easily descend into a binge because of the addictive nature of carbohydrates. Eating fat-rich foods, “helps extinguish binge behaviour,” Dr. Ludwig says, “as opposed to high-carb foods which exacerbate it.”


  • Victory For Prof. Tim Noakes!

    Professor Tim Noakes has been found innocent of the charge of Unprofessional Conduct! Congratulations to The Prof, Tim’s Angels and his fantastic legal team. This is a massive win for common sense, nutrition science and LCHF!!


  • Low-carb diet success for Somerset man with long-standing type 2 diabetes

    The excellent website Diabetes.co.uk is a literal life saver for people living with Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes. With official dietary advice worldwide recommending a high carbohydrate diet for diabetics, Diabetes.co.uk stands alone in offering resources and the opportunity to discuss carbohydrate restriction for the management of diabetes.


  • Why DAA May Regret ‘Sleeping With The Enemy’

    In part three of Marika Sboro’s four part investigation of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia she looks at the problems associated with self regulation and the unavoidable conflicts of interest that arise from accepting ‘Big Food’ funding. “Usually, sitting at the table with industry means that industry sets the table, chooses the menu and leaves the health organisation with the bill – and its reputation in tatters.”


  • Big Food vs. Tim Noakes: The Final Crusade

    This article from The Russells is an extremely detailed and well-researched exposé of the ties between dietitians and Big Food in South Africa. “To some, the Noakes trial may look like fascist speech repression in promotion of toxic products, but for Coca-Cola and its proxies, it is just good business”.


  • ‘Nutrition Heretic’ Gary Taubes on the Long Road Back From a Big, Fat Public Shaming

    A recent interview with Gary Taubes in which he looks back at his infamous 2002 article published in The New York Times Magazine. A fantastic history lesson for those new to Low Carb, High Fat the article is particularly pertinent in relation to what is currently being experienced by Prof. Tim Noakes and Dr. Gary Fettke.