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LCHF Treatment of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

LCHF Treatment of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome – Eric Westman4.9 out of 5 stars5 star94%4 star5%3 star0%2 star0%1 star0%18 ratings181:04:37

Do you want to know more about low-carb, high-fat diets? One of the world’s leading experts, Dr. Eric Westman, gave two presentations at the LCHF convention last year.

In the first one he teaches us the practical aspects of how to do a low-carb diet – just like he teaches his patients. Watch it here

In this second talk – pictured above – he tells the story of how he, as a doctor, got interested when his patients started losing weight on low carb. Then he learned more and published his own studies on it. This is a talk for people who want to understand how low carb works.

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You can buy access to the entire LCHF convention for $49 dollars from the organizers. Or you can watch this talk on our member pages:

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Low Carb Vail Update


At the end of February you can join me and an incredible gathering of low-carb experts in Vail, Colorado. It will be three days of short presentations from some of the top low-carb doctors in the world. And there’ll be a five hour break in the middle of each day, to allow time for the amazing skiing opportunities.

The event has filled up nicely and may sell out, but there are still tickets left. If you want a chance to spend quality time with other like-minded people this may be one of the best chances ever to do so.

Will you join us? Learn more

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Icelandic Health Symposium in May with Taubes, Noakes, Malhotra, Etc.

This Icelandic Health Symposium on May 26th in Reykjavik could be interesting. Speakers include Gary Taubes, Professor Tim Noakes and Dr. Aseem Malhotra, while Dr. Maryanne Demasi is hosting it. And Iceland is beautiful.

Icelandic Health Symposium


Join Us For the 9th Annual Low-Carb Cruise – Presenters Just Announced


In May it’s time for the 9th Annual Low-Carb Cruise. It’s your chance to join Team Diet Doctor, dozens of low-carb doctors and bloggers and hundreds of other low-carb enthusiasts for an intense cruise week.

We’ll visit three Caribbean ports including the island of Labadee shown above. We’ll also spend three days at sea, when there’s opportunity not just to hang out with fellow low-carbers in the sun, but also many interesting low-carb presentations.

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Refreshments at the International Diabetes Federation Congress


This is what was served one day as refreshments at the recent International Diabetes Federation Congress.

X-PERT Health on Twitter: Refreshments at the International Diabetes Federation Congress

Is it any wonder that we have a global epidemic of diabetes and obesity, when even the experts in charge are this clueless?

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Low Carb Vail 2016 – THE Low-Carb Event of the Winter


It’s been nine full months since most low-carb experts in the world gathered in Cape Town for the inaugural LCHF conference. Hopefully there’ll be a follow-up conference in London soon, but nothing is definitive yet.

Luckily another event has suddenly exploded onto the scene. Suddenly everyone seems to be headed to Vail, Colorado.

From Friday, 26 February 2016 to Sunday 28 February you’ll be able to meet and listen to presentations from a highly impressive group of low-carb experts, at the Lion Square Lodge in Vail. As a bonus four hours during the middle of every day is unscheduled, making it possible to enjoy some of the best snow sports in North America.

I’m not a skier but I’ll be there with a few coworkers to present, report and interview people. Perhaps I’ll put on skis at some point and provide some entertainment for the other guests.

Tickets for the event are $154 per person + travel and living expenses. If you want to go I’d suggest picking up a ticket quickly because space is quite limited and this impressive event could sell out quickly.

Presenters and program


  • “Framingham and the Muddy Waters” – Dr. Jeff Gerber
  • “The Aetiology of Obesity” – Dr. Jason Fung
  • “Too Much Medicine” – Dr. Aseem Malhotra
  • “Therapeutic Fasting” – Dr. Jason Fung
  • “The Food Revolution 2016″ – Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt
  • “LCHF and Sport – Recent Research” – Dr. Stephen Phinney
  • “Why You Can’t Outrun a Bad Diet” – Dr. Aseem Malhotra
  • “The LDL on LCHF: Current Research” – Dr. Sarah Hallberg
  • “Low Carb for Health and Sports Performance” – Dr. Peter Brukner
  • “Using Ketone Breath Analyzers” – Michel Lundell
  • “Paleopathology and the Origins of the Paleo Diet” – Dr. Michael Eades
  • “Practical Lipid Management for LCHF” – Dr. Cate Shanahan
  • “Keto And Paleo Are A Match Made In Heaven” – Jimmy Moore
  • “Fine Tuning LCHF for Optimal Health” – Dr. Rod Tayler
  • Q&A Sessions

Note that this is a preliminary program and the organizers are rapidly adding more names.

Learn more and reserve a ticket here:

Low Carb Vail 2016

Are you going?

Are you going to Vail? Do you have an inspiring success story on low carb to share with others? We’ll have a nice video studio set up and I’d love to talk to you on camera. Email me at

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Lunch at Obesity Society Conference

Great food for an obesity conference, no doubt.

Ali Zentner on Twitter: Lunch at Obesity Society conference

Perhaps not surprisingly, The Obesity Society is one of the shameless and clueless organizations on Coca-Cola’s payroll.


The Obesity Society joins a long line of organizations that really should know better. Like these classic lunches, from the biggest obesity and diabetes conferences in the world:


The Difference in Food Says it All

Better Advice to Lose Weight


Ancestral Health Symposium Coming to Boulder, CO in 2016

AHS 16

It was just announced that the 2016 Ancestral Health Symposium will take place August 11-13 in Boulder, Colorado. Registration begins in two days, October 15.

AHS is sort of the more serious and scientific cousin to the larger Paleo f(x) conference. They see “health from an evolutionary perspective to develop solutions to our health challenges”.

I was at the AHS-conference in 2011, -12 and -13 and enjoyed it a lot. I missed the 2014 conference due to the birth of my second daughter, and unfortunately the organizers cancelled the 2015 conference. But I hope the 2016 one will be great again and I’m marking the date in my calendar. Are you coming too?

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Final Team DietDoctor Caribbean Reflections

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Last month we we spent a week on the fantastic low-carb cruise in the Caribbean.
We invited our moderators to write guest posts here at the blog. Here’s the last report, by Marina Yudanov, with our final reflections:

Guest Post by Marina Yudanov

Team DietDoctor Caribbean Reflections

I enjoyed myself immensely on my first low-carb cruise this year. I would recommend it to anyone at least slightly familiar with LCHF, who has experienced the positive effects or done some reading on the subject. The speakers covered a diverse range of low-carb, high-fat-related topics and the talks ranged from personal accounts of LCHF life to technical talks on the biochemistry of the body and how it responds to diet. Listening to the presentations and talking to people was a great way to validate the things I’ve read, tried and internalized as truths. It was also a great eye-opener for new things LCHF-related that I hadn’t come across of my own accord before.
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Next Year’s Low-Carb Cruise May Now be Booked for the Lowest Possible Price

Do you want the best possible price for next year’s low carb cruise in the Caribbean? It’s now possible to book it.

Check out this message from Debbie Hubbs, the cruise organizer, for all the information: Continue Reading →