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Becoming a Low-Carb Doctor – Watch the Full Interview with Dr. Brukner

4.8 out of 5 stars5 star87%4 star5%3 star5%2 star2%1 star0%39 ratings1,769 viewsDr. Peter Brukner is the team physician for the Australian Cricket Team. He was overweight and pre-diabetic, but a few years ago he got interested in low carb after listening to professor Tim Noakes.

The problem? He’d been a advocate of “carb loading” and a high-carb diet for ages. So what should he believe in now? There was only one thing to do – an N=1 experiment that was totally useless… unless of course if the one was himself.

This interview has been for members only – and very popular with a 4.8 out of 5 star average rating. Now everyone can watch the entire interview above.

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“The Best Thing I Have Done for Myself in a Long Time”


So far this year more than 41,000 people have signed up for FREE guidance, meal plans, recipes, shopping lists, troubleshooting tips, etc., via the two-week low-carb challenge.

What could happen if you were to take it? Here’s feedback from this week:


Absolutely loved it. Easier than I thought. Really thought it would be tough as I ate so much bread and pasta. Now I’ve more energy and lost an inch and a half off my waist.

Very happy 40 something 🙂 Thank you.

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How Kevin Hall Tried to Kill the Insulin Hypothesis with Pure Spin

Kevin Hall, the senior NIH researcher recently published a paper in AJCN that has received a lot of media attention. He claims this study refutes the insulin hypothesis so completely that it is now ‘dead.’ That’s interesting, I thought, as I sat down to read the article.

It was therefore a little surprising to read this paper and realize that Hall’s conclusions were entirely his own opinion. He suffers so badly from confirmation bias that he may as well have written “My mind is already made up regarding the insulin hypothesis. Please do not confuse me with facts”.

Confirmation bias is a well-known psychological phenomenon whereby facts that agree with your pre-formed opinion are accepted as true and those that are not are ignored. All facts become filtered through this bias to confirm your previously held opinion. It’s also known as a closed mind.

So, let’s take a closer look at this paper and its claims. Continue Reading →


-302 Pounds on an LCHF Diet


Is it possible to lose 300 pounds on an LCHF diet? It is indeed!

Real Meal Revolution: AJ van der Walt Is One of the Biggest Banting Inspirations Ever!

AJ got started with low carb when he was “a stroke waiting to happen”: weighing 621 pounds (282 kg) and with blood pressure readings at 186/125. Over two years, he has lost 302 lbs (137 kg) and completely transformed his life.

This is an amazingly inspirational story! Do you know of anyone who has lost this much weight on low carb?

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Advanced Low-Carb Tips! – Interview with Dr. Eric Westman

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Are you having trouble on your low-carb diet, despite being experienced in all the basics?

Here’s a treat: Dr. Eric Westman, one of the world’s leading experts on low carb, tells us his best advanced low-carb tips.

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The full interview is now available (with captions and transcript) for members:

Advanced Low-Carb Tips! – Interview with Dr. Eric Westman

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The Top 8 Weight Loss Hacks

Everybody loves good hacks. There are ways to lose weight that have nothing to do with diet or exercise. While insulin is the main driver of obesity, there are many useful hacks that may help make good food choices.

Here are my top 8 weight loss hacks: Continue Reading →


“Thank You for Helping Me Find This Wonderful Path”

Before and after

Before and after

Bradley Cooper struggled with weight his whole life, and went down a slippery slope of almost becoming diabetic at one point.

Then he found LCHF last November: Continue Reading →


Can You Lose Weight If You Eat Only Potatoes?

Can you lose weight if you eat only a high-carb food, specifically only potatoes? Yes you can. In fact many people have successfully tried this trick.

Here’s one example, Andrew Taylor, 36 years old and Australian. He ate nothing but potatoes for six months (!) and dropped a whopping 94 lbs (43 kg).

He feels that the diet has helped him control his food addiction, in addition to losing weight.

Video report after 6 months of eating only potatoes

Losing weight on high carb?

So how is it possible to lose weight on a high-carb diet? And does this not invalidate the simplified carbs -> insulin -> obesity theory behind low-carb diets? Some opponents have claimed that.

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“It Just Feels Like Common Sense Now”

Before and after

Before and after

At the start of this year Mark came across the free low-carb challenge at Diet Doctor. This is what happened when he and his wife decided to take it together: Continue Reading →