Silent No More

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Dr James Muecke highlights preventable killer Type 2 Diabetes Article by Claire McDonnell Liu Eye surgeon and 2020 Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke AM, has spent his career fighting blindness.  He now has Type-2-Diabetes, the leading cause of … Read More

Zero Five 100 Fasted Challenge

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Eight people have achieved their ‘Zero Five 100 Fasted’ goal. They covered 100 miles, in 5 days, while fasted. Written by Claire McDonnell Liu (@LeafieHealth) The Zero Five 100 Fasted Challenge team of 8 ran or walked the 100 mile … Read More

Sugar Free September 2020

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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 … Read More

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

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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

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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!

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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!!

Why DAA May Regret ‘Sleeping With The Enemy’

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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.”

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