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Low Carb and Diabetes: “It’s So Unbelievable, People Don’t Believe It”

5.0 out of 5 stars5 star100%4 star0%3 star0%2 star0%1 star0%26 ratings890 viewsThe effect of low-carb, high-fat diets for reversing diabetes is “so unbelievable people don’t believe it”.

Here’s Dr. Eric Westman talking about it at a recent conference. Watch a segment above.

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Low Carb, Slow Carb and the Microbiome

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Here’s another presentation from Low Carb Vail. It’s the star of the BBC show Doctor in the House, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, discussing the differences between low carb and slow carb. And the possible importance of the microbiome for our health.

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Low Carb, Slow Carb and the Microbiome

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How Do I Get Rid of My Extra Fat?


What if you’ve been on a low-carb diet for years and you exercise regularly. Yet you still do not quite get rid of your belly fat? What should you do then?

Well, you could ask me. One reader did, and here’s the answer. Continue Reading →


Low-Carb Living With Dr. Stephen Phinney

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What do you need to know to successfully eat low carb for life?

Dr Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD, knows more about this than almost anybody. He has researched adaptation to very low-carb diets (and exercise) for a long time.

In this presentation from last year’s LCHF convention in Cape Town he shares this knowledge, as well as insights from traditional cultures who never ever ate a lot of carbs. To watch it you can buy access to the entire LCHF convention for $49 from the organizers.

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Low-Carb Living With Dr. Stephen Phinney

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NZ School Goes LCHF


How should we help school children avoid the obesity epidemic? Avoiding too much added sugar is a good first step, but is it enough?

A large school in New Zealand is now serving LCHF foods to their students, inspired by among others Professor Grant Schofield.

Worth reading:

Stuff Well & Good: Dilworth’s New Diet a Recipe for Success

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LCHF and Diabetes  – New Presentation With Dr. Eric Westman

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Here’s a new presentation from Low Carb Vail with Dr. Eric Westman, one of the world’s leading experts on low carb. He talks about the long and interesting history of low carb in the treatment of diabetes.

This full edited presentation, including captions, is now available on our member site:

LCHF and Diabetes

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The Idiot’s Guide to LCHF


Do you want a simple guide to low carb?

We have our guide Low Carb for Beginners on this site, but here’s another great guide, a new one with Professor Tim Noakes:

FoodMed: The Idiot’s Guide to LCHF

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How to Eat Like a Queen

Queen Elizabeth II of England turns 90 in a couple of days, and still seems to be going strong. So what’s her secret? Perhaps it’s high-quality food.

It seems like the Queen of England is a low carber:

The Queen’s daily diet is mainly carbohydrate-free, consisting of grilled meat – usually chicken – or fish (she loves sole), served with two vegetables or a bowl of salad. Fruit follows. She is not keen on wine, but finishes the day with a Dubonnet and gin cocktail.

The Telegraph: The Queen’s Favourite Food: Chocolate, sole, and Dubonnet – but No Carbs

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Low Carb the Right Way

4.8 out of 5 stars5 star86%4 star5%3 star5%2 star1%1 star0%67 ratings7,022 viewsHow do you start a low-carb diet the right way? How do you avoid common traps?

Here’s the answer from Dr. Eric Westman, possibly the world’s top expert on LCHF. This is the third of his five-part video series on LCHF, and it’s now available for free.

Table of contents

   0:20  Basic concepts of LCHF
  1:54  Dr. Westman’s instructions to new patients
  5:05  Adjusting medications
  6:26  Misconceptions about LCHF and heart disease
  8:32  Transition problems and how to easily relieve them
10:22  The importance of fat and of eating real food


Dr. Eric Westman’s advice for a “no sugar, no starch diet”

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Dave’s Big Fat Diet

Can Dave reverse his type 2 diabetes using a very low-carb diet?

Here’s the first episode of a new comedy series about one man’s weight loss journey. The second episode should come later this month.

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