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What Causes Weight Gain?


4.8 out of 5 stars5 star89%4 star5%3 star0%2 star2%1 star2%38 ratings1,718 viewsWhat is the real cause of obesity? What causes weight gain?

It surely is not excess calories – that’s just a description of how people gain weight. It does not explain why, so it’s not helpful. Dr. Fung gets into the REAL cause in this presentation.

You can watch a segment above. The whole 38 minute presentation on our member site:

The Cause of Obesity – Full presentation

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Ancel Keys and Why We Fear Fat


4.7 out of 5 stars5 star86%4 star2%3 star4%2 star4%1 star2%46 ratings1,818 viewsEverybody in the low-carb world has probably heard about Ancel Keys. He’s the man that contributed more than anyone to the fear of natural fat that is still (sort of) alive today. But who was he really?

Here’s a segment from Dr. Cate Shanahan’s recent presentation at Low Carb Vail.

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You can watch the whole 35 minute presentation on our member site:

Practical Lipid Management för LCHF Patients – Full presentation

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Why Don’t All Doctors Like Low Carb?


4.8 out of 5 stars5 star91%4 star3%3 star1%2 star1%1 star1%59 ratings5,391 viewsWhy are many physicians still skeptical to low-carb diets? Despite all the positive effects demonstrated on weight and health?

Here’s an interview with the physician and low-carb expert Dr. Eric Westman. He’s got more experience treating patients with low carb than possibly any other doctor working today.

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Is Low Carb for Athletes?

Is Low Carb for Athletes? – Interview with Dr. Peter Brukner4.6 out of 5 stars5 star68%4 star18%3 star12%2 star0%1 star0%16 ratings1610:56


Is low carb for athletes? Dr. Peter Brukner is the team doctor for the Australian cricket team, and he knows more than most people about what works, and what does not. In fact he’s had to change his mind quite a bit in the last few years.

Recently I sat down to talk to him about it. Our full interview is now available on our member site:

Is Low Carb for Athletes? – Interview with Dr. Peter Brukner

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How Can We Make the Membership Insanely Great?

What would make our membership insanely great? What would make people love it enough to want to stay for years? We asked our members and got more than 2,000 replies:

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Members want education and inspiration

Four in ten will stay members for years if they feel the membership videos educate and inspire them.

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Get the Movie Carb Loaded on DVD for Free

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I really like the low-carb movie Carb Loaded. And I just got an email from one of the creators, Lathe Poland. He told me that they are offering DVDs of the movie to Diet Doctor readers for FREE (shipping charge applies) while supplies last.

If you’ve already seen the movie perhaps this could be a great gift to someone?

Use this coupon code:
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To order, please visit the Carb Loaded store.

Simply enter the coupon code in the box and hit “Apply Code”.

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Can You Eat Low Carb While Pregnant?

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Can you continue to eat low carb while pregnant? And how can you successfully lose weight if you have PCOS?

Here are the answers, from the fertility specialist Dr. Michael Fox. Continue Reading →

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Is LDL Cholesterol Inherently Bad?


4.7 out of 5 stars5 star86%4 star2%3 star4%2 star4%1 star2%46 ratings1,818 viewsIs LDL cholesterol – the “bad” cholesterol – inherently bad? And if so why do our bodies create it?

Above you can watch a segment from Dr. Cate Shanahans recent presentation about it. The whole 35 minute presentation is on our member site:

Practical Lipid Management för LCHF Patients – Full presentation

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Food is Medicine – First Look

Update: It seems like the trailer has been removed from YouTube.

Here’s the just-released first trailer for the upcoming documentary Food is Medicine. It looks really good.

Dr. Jason Fung and Dr. Rangan Chatterjee show up in the trailer saying wise things, and if you listen closely you might hear me speak a few words too.

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Tommy Is Half the Man He Used to Be

Tommy Is Half the Man He Used to Be – Interview with Tommy Runesson4.8 out of 5 stars5 star90%4 star3%3 star3%2 star3%1 star0%33 ratings3317:07


Is it possible to lose half your body weight… and still keep it off six years later? With no surgery, just by changing your diet?

Tommy Runesson has done just that. During our interview on the recent Low Carb Cruise he shared his story and his best tips and tricks.

Our full interview is now available on our member site:

Tommy Is Half the Man He Used to Be – Interview with Tommy Runesson

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