About Diet Doctor

Regaining health in a sick world requires thinking and acting differently. It requires trusting not in corporate propaganda or old misinformation, but in nature. In the power of your own body to return to its natural state, given the right environment and lifestyle.

Our mission is to find the most trustworthy science and practical knowledge about health that exists, make it inspiring and simple to use, and make it easily available and free. Thus empowering people everywhere to revolutionize their health.

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There’s a great need for this. While there is a lot of free information available online, most of it is hard to trust. Websites are often trying to sell a specific product, a pill for your ill, or push an agenda (or even pure misinformation) for the people funding it.

Real health, however, can’t be found in a pill. And nobody can outrun a bad diet. Unbiased information and free and inspiring tools to revolutionize your health is hard to find. We aim to provide it.

Quick facts about Diet Doctor

A broken world

Something is badly wrong. While the prosperity of the world has never been higher, people are suffering. More and more people – the majority in the Western world – are obese or overweight, and a high percentage of them on prescription drugs every day for the rest of their lives.

Every year more people are added to the sad statistics. As we get increasingly richer as a society, our health appears to be declining. Why is this?

People feel guilt and shame, as if the excess weight, hunger and tiredness were their fault, a moral failing. They count their calories and attempt to eat less food and exercise more, but it’s not working. If only they had more willpower.

Diabetes type 2 – a new epidemic in the history of humankind – will soon impact 500 million people. The death toll will be enormous, as will the armies of people suffering the consequences: blindness, dementia, heart disease, cancer. This new disease is considered incurable, and the treatment is daily drugs to reduce the symptoms. There is no cure, experts say.

Obesity – another new epidemic that will soon include half the population – is considered almost as incurable. The only effective treatment is said to be bariatric surgery, i.e. surgically removing parts of healthy organs. This operation carries a significant risk of life-long misery and sometimes even death. And a year after surgery, the excess weight usually starts returning.

And even worse, epidemics of obesity and diabetes are just the tip of the iceberg. As these problems spread across the world, other diseases follow closely behind: heart disease, cancer, eating disorders and food addiction, high blood pressure, ADHD, depression and on and on.

Experts still trumpet eating less and exercising more to slow down the epidemics, and they have been advising this for 30 years as the problems have exploded. These recommendations are not working.

It may be even worse. The problem really started to get bad in the early 80s, just when we were told to eat “healthily”, just when the first Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released, and then copied around the world. That’s when the epidemic started.

Possibilities and what’s holding us back

Something is very wrong in the world today. Our bodies are made to stay healthy throughout our lives and supply us with the energy to reach our goals and our potential. We can absolutely return to this natural state. With the resources the world has today there should be no stopping us.

This is not about a lack of willpower. You already have all the willpower you’ll ever need.

Imagine a world where everyone can feel good in his or her body again, where all the children can run and play without having to stop and catch their breath every few steps, where there’s no need for mass pill popping, a nation no longer on drugs, where nobody is obsessively counting calories to starve himself. Where health is normal again. Where we can reach our potential and care for each other. Where we use our willpower for higher purposes, together shaping a better world for our children.

Much of what we need to get there is already known. But it’s not that simple. The food industry profits from selling cheap, low-fat, highly processed, nutritionally depleted and addictive food. And we’re advised to eat at least every three hours. The pharmaceutical industry profits by selling daily medications to temporarily reduce the symptoms of all the diseases caused by the food.

Junk-to-Drugs

These are trillion dollar industries. There’s a lot of money to be made keeping you sick.

The truth is obscured by corporate propaganda, companies selling junk food and pills while using lies and misinformation for the benefit of their shareholders but to the detriment of humanity. It’s obscured by government ineptitude, allowing corporations to rule via armies of highly-paid lobbyists, while relying on old experts who are often stuck in failed preconceptions, unable to update their thinking. That is, if the experts are not simply funded by corporations too.

Just as an example, it was recently exposed how Coca-Cola spends tens of millions of dollars buying the loyalty of government health experts and scientists as well as high-profile bloggers and personal trainers. To not mention the dangers of drinking sugar. To keep quiet about it. That’s the reality behind their slogan about “open happiness” and billions of dollars of feel-good advertising. How are obesity, disease and lies the road to happiness?

It may seem impossible to change this. What can one person do? Not much. But together, using modern tools… if we have the will, we can change anything.

Towards the solution

What would you do if there was a clear way to make the world a better place?

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Most of the truth we need is already out there, it is already known, many are already using it with fantastic results. What’s needed is to find this truth and make it as simple as possible to use. To empower people everywhere to revolutionize their health.

This can’t be achieved by using old thinking. We’ll have to question everything. And it can’t be achieved by selling a magic product, a pill or a packaged food product or by financing from the corporations that are profiting from the status quo. That’s the thinking that got us into this mess.

Here at Diet Doctor we want to be a part of the solution. That’s why we’ve decided to take no money from industry. We sell no food, no supplements, no other products and we have no ads.

Instead, we’re fully funded by the people, via an optional membership (free trial available).

We give away for free to the world everything that is necessary, even if someone does not sign up for a membership. We’re focusing on free simple guides, recipes and step-by-step plans, providing everything you need to lose weight without hunger or to cure diabetes type 2.

Welcome to Diet Doctor. Let us tell you more about reality and some of the misconceptions that stop people from achieving health and happiness.

The solution

The solution to the obesity and diabetes epidemics already exists. It’s very simple:

LCHF Food

That’s basically it. Although there are additional details, if you want to lose weight effortlessly or to reduce your diabetes you should probably make a special effort to drastically reduce the carbohydrates, especially sugar and processed starch (like flour) that you consume.

Natural fat, like butter? Eating that is fine. Red meat? That’s fine too. Calories? That’s just another – bizarre – name for food. Eating real food is perfectly fine, as long as you are hungry. Counting calories and ignoring your hunger is an eating disorder.

Exercise? That’s great for your health and well-being, but it’s never going to make you thin. You cannot outrun a bad diet.

There’s only one long-term solution that is truly effective. Eat real food, when you are hungry.

Why change is so slow

So if the problem is so huge, and the solution already exists – why is the problem not solved already?

TIME: Eat ButterBecause of inertia, old dogma and vested interests. Primarily it’s just hard for us humans to change our minds. It takes time.

The mistaken fear of natural fat is still just alive, like some half-dead zombie – even though modern science has thoroughly disproven it. TIME magazine even put this fact on its cover in 2014. Fearing natural fat leads to even more high-carb, high-sugar junk food – so it’s been a really bad idea.

There is also massive money to be made from the status quo. The entire food and pharmaceutical industries depend on it, and they employ armies of lobbyists and even researchers.

The food industry wants to divert the blame from their bad food (the real problem) to their consumers. That is why they to keep the focus on calorie counting, “personal responsibility” and exercise.

The pharmaceutical industry does not want people to get well. It’s easy to understand why. That would put them out of business.

The government would love to improve the health of the people, but official agencies move slowly and are easy prey for professional lobbyists and influencers. Just look at Michelle Obama’s sadly failed “Let’s Move” campaign. As soon as the junk-food industry got involved, everything turned into empty pep talk, with no real change that anybody truly believes in.

Bringing the solution to the people

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As no solution is coming from the top, it can only come from the bottom, from people like you and me. And it will, because nothing is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

The Diet Doctor organization wants to speed this process up, and we have a plan to do exactly that. We want to make it very simple for you to understand and get inspired to revolutionize your health. After that, we want you to help other people – your friends, family, etc. – to revolutionize their health.

Then this good cycle can repeat and multiply.

Use the menu at the top of the page to find our best guides. And remember to sign up for our free weekly newsletter. If you do it now, you also get access to a free video course on eating a low-carb, high-fat diet.


 

Contact

Direct support questions about the membership, the newsletter etc. to support@dietdoctor.com (we will answer within 24 hours)

If you want to contact anyone in Team Diet Doctor send an email to firstname@dietdoctor.com. Please note that while we read all emails, we unfortunately have limited capacity to answer questions. Furthermore, we cannot give personal medical advice about diet or health by email.

The Food Revolution

This talk from 2016 summarizes the ongoing revolution. How we recognize old mistakes and the most effective way to improve our health and weight.

Possibilities

Do you want to help change the world? There are many things you can do. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Be a positive example and inspire the people around you (answering their questions is more effective than trying to persuade someone who isn’t ready).
  • How do you become a positive example? Check out our guides such as How to Lose Weight or How to Reverse Diabetes Type 2.
  • Do you just want to get started on low carb right away? Take The Two-Week Low-Carb Challenge – it contains everything you need.
  • Learn more. Check out our member site – free trial available – that has a wealth of video courses, concrete expert interviews and Q&As, presentations and movies.
  • Consider supporting the Diet Doctor organization with a long-term membership at $9 per month. Our members support our fast-growing organization that now has 17 employees and many freelancers, allowing us to stay completely independent be free from ads and sell no products.
  • Teach others: Comment on blogs and discussion forums and in papers, start a blog yourself, prepare a lecture, talk to your doctor.
  • Feel free to share the link to dietdoctor.com. You may also use anything you find on this site in whatever way you like, if you mention the origin of it.
  • Do you have any other ideas? Please tell us in the comment section below.

Learn more

Read about the Diet Doctor story so far

Team Diet Doctor

Transformations

These are all people who transformed their lives using low carb. Click any image to read their stories:

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Comments

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  1. Karla Strong
    Why when something the wonderful, people want to call it crack, would you feel if your children said mom or dad I want some crack fries, chicken whats cute about everywhere you look it's crack this crsck that maybe one day it might be real crack please stop.
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  3. Johnathan
    Karla, I didn't follow you at all. Are you making a comparison to fasting with crack cocaine/drugs or just people bad-mouthing fasting or...
    Anyway, hope someone can answer my above question.
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  5. Kimberly
    Any chance of getting some crock pot/ slow cooker recipies? I have to use one for part of the week due to my work schedule. Thanks!
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  7. Laila
    Hi Team Diet Doctor, just wondering if you've ever done a comparison of nutrients in grains vs nutrients in veggies. So often people feel that they'll miss out on some essential nutrients when they drop grains from their diet. We've always told them that there isn't a single nutrient in grains which can't be find in better quality or quantity in veggies, including fibre. On top of that grains have a few 'anti-nutrients' which limit the absorption or biological availability of some nutrients.

    Would be hand to have an easy comparison. I suppose one could even take it a step further, since even veggies have a few 'issues' :) - I'm referring to Georgia Ede's interesting talks. Have a table of the major nutrients found in 4 of the food 'groups', e.g. veggies, fruits, meats & fish, grains - that would be really interesting and something that one can link to whenever these doubts come up.

    Thank you for all the GREAT work and take care everyone!

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  9. Emdash
    I love this Web site and the recipes; they have made going low-carb easy and delicious. The only thing that would make this site better is if you could add a 'Favorites' tab. Then all my favorite recipes would be in one place.

    Thanks for all you do!

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  10. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Emdash!

    Have you seen this? :)

    https://www.dietdoctor.com/member/favorites#favrecipes

    I love this Web site and the recipes; they have made going low-carb easy and delicious. The only thing that would make this site better is if you could add a 'Favorites' tab. Then all my favorite recipes would be in one place.
    Thanks for all you do!

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  12. Patricia
    I love this site......I have one question I can’t seem to find anything about lung cancer. Are there any lectures that talk about that.
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  14. Shannon
    I would love to hear you guys talk about lipedema and this way of eating. I actually plan to experiment myself this year as a woman with lipedema going keto but the resources for us are scarce.
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  16. Anu
    Thank you, Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, for the incredible work you have been doing with LCHF education and support for obesity and diabetes. As I look back at the progress I made in my health during 2017, I can't imagine to have done it without Diet Doctor. The team of doctors you have there are the most inspiring medical professionals I have come across, all doing an absolutely remarkable job. No words are sufficient to express my appreciation for the site. I still have ways to go, and I'm counting on you to help me continue the progress in 2018. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Wish you all a wonderful year in 2018!
  17. eli
    hello,is there any chance that the material(videos,etc)is in Spanish?I am from Argentina and I do not English,I want to join the page but only if it´s in this language.Thank you
    Reply: #1427
  18. Lori
    Hello...why do none of the videos play for me? I have adobe flash player....what am I doing wrong??
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  19. Annie
    It would be great if you could get the documentary "The Science of Fasting." It's on Amazon Prime but people outside of the US have trouble finding it. Thank you.
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  21. Arild Røyne
    Very easy to unsubscribe Jeanne: - scroll down to the end of the e-mail/ feed you get from dietdoctor.com and click on the link UNSUBSCRIBE.
  22. Rosie
    Just for your information, in the U.S. we don't measure butter and other fats in ounces; we measure it in tablespoons. Four tablespoons equals 1/4 cup, and for butter, it also equals 2 ounces (by weight). It would be very helpful and much appreciated if you would revise your recipes accordingly for U.S. readers.
  23. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Lori!

    You don't need adobe flash player. You need to be member to see the complete videos. If you still have problem try another browser and see if that solves your problem.

    Good luck! :)

    Hello...why do none of the videos play for me? I have adobe flash player....what am I doing wrong??

  24. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Eli!

    Try this link. :)

    https://www.dietdoctor.com/es/

    hello,is there any chance that the material(videos,etc)is in Spanish?I am from Argentina and I do not English,I want to join the page but only if it´s in this language.Thank you

  25. Sonelle
    Hi, i quit sugar a few years ago and recently discovered this lifestyle. A few days in, so far so good, i think it's great and makes perfect sense. Not only that, i've quit smoking too! Yay! BUT... recently i've become increasingly angry at the way food companies manage to sneak sugar into our food. Almost like cigarette companies with nicotine! FFS even HAM contains sugar!! Pickles, olives, yoghurt, canned veggies, soups, some cheese, sauces, things that look amazingly healthy, all loaded with sugar. I can't believe it. It's like they WANT to poison us. I dont want to seem negative...but i'm starting to have some serious trust issues... and i'm starting to get so increasingly furious... so much that i want to scream for being fooled for so long. But hey. Maybe it's the withdrawal. Who knows.
  26. Pepper
    Hello. Could you please advise if you can do this diet if you have high creatinine levels in your blood tests.
    Tnxs
  27. Lana Richardson
    Can I join without credit card do not have one. Thank you
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  28. Shoukat
    I like to follow intermittent fasting lifestyle where I don't eat for 16-18 hours a day and eat all my calories within a 7 to 8 hour window. Also, I like to work out (intense weight lifting or H.I.I.T) right before I break my fast. Would such a low-carb diet be able to safely support this lifestyle? I don't function well keeping a breakfast, lunch, dinner type routine. I do black coffee, green teas, water all day, workout around 5 PM, and then eat from 6 PM onward in 2 meals plus shake or 1 large meal and a shake. I would like to know I won't faint or lose my strength/lean muscle mass since I won't be eating much carbs during my feeding window to re-fuel my muscles for the next day - would it cause more harm than good in my situation?
  29. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Lana!

    You need a credit card.

    Can I join without credit card do not have one. Thank you

  30. Steven Yentzer
    Just like sugar.. Amazing stuff!
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  32. Michael P. Lindekugel
    i just started out of curiosity. i already eat mostly vegetables, then meat, then fat and fruit. rarely eat sugar or processed grains. i might eat 9 grain cereal a couple times a week.

    some of the recipes say cook the meat on medium high in X amount of butter. how is that even possible? butter proteins have a very low smoke point and the moisture evaporates so quickly you are left with nothing but black crust on the bottom of the pan. searing the meat properly requires some fat with a much higher smoked point. i have substituted olive oil and added the butter towards the end to baste the meat.

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  34. Michelle Ash-Forget
    Hi Everyone, I am looking for some help. I began the Keto diet 4.5 days ago. Within two days I am having leg tremors that are pretty severe and the legs and feet are always freezing. Along with that I have hot flashes all the time. I should mention that I did have them before (menopause) but nothing like the frequency in which I have them now. Any suggestions or people who have had the same issues and have a cure.
    I should mention that I am taking magnesium, multi-vitamin, and a probiotic every day. I try and drink lots of water.

    Thank you,
    Michelle

  35. Laurel
    Hi. I'm new (first week down 7 lbs) I'm strictly following the 3 meal recipes from the website. I'd like to occasionally indulge in a keto fat bomb or dessert. But I don't want to carb me out of ketosis. Is there a way to adjust what you're eating to allow for that? How do you do it?
  36. Laurel
    Another question. The site mentions it's okay to have 70% and up dark chocolate. Do you mean sugar free? Aside from unsweetened baking chocolate, I don't know where one would buy sugar-free dark chocolate. Any tips?
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  37. Catherine
    Am I safe following a LCHF diet if I have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? My gp advises me to eat low fat. What do you all think? Katie
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  38. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Catherine!

    You can find some interesting reading here:
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/insulin-fatty-liver-disease

    Am I safe following a LCHF diet if I have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? My gp advises me to eat low fat. What do you all think? Katie

  39. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Laurel!

    You could try this:
    https://www.amazon.com/Lindt-0578-EXCELLENCE-99-Cocoa/dp/B002ULCBUY

    Another question. The site mentions it's okay to have 70% and up dark chocolate. Do you mean sugar free? Aside from unsweetened baking chocolate, I don't know where one would buy sugar-free dark chocolate. Any tips?

  40. Karen Ellem
    Hi!
    I suffer from severe Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/fibromylgia.
    I have been o the Keto diet for 6months, have lost the 10kg excess weight I carried
    and am very slowly starting to feel just a little better(will be long slow haul)
    BUT I went to the doctor and when he took my blood pressure/pulse ecg my heat beat was all over the place.I wore a 24hr Holter moniter to moniter my heart beat.
    It found I was having ectopic heart beats.In just the 24hr period I missed 538 heart beats!
    My doctor said we would have to watch it!
    I want to know are thereany electrolites that I can take on the Keto diet with no sugar added?
    I eat plenty of spinich, greens nuts etc.
    Im worried but dont want to go off Keto as Im hoping it will help my CFS.What do you think? Karen
  41. Saud
    Hi

    I notice that loading your pages takes a long time regardless if I am using Chrome or Safari. It is frustrating at time especially if I searching for something within your site. I am using broadband with a minimum speed of 70.

    Anybody else has the same problem?

    Thank you

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  43. Jacquelyn
    I am sure I am missing something here. But my understanding was when on Keto one needs a certain amount of fat, protein and carbs to reach their macros for the day. If you are pulling recipes from all over the site how do you know you are getting the correct amounts in all three categories.

    Thanks so much!

  44. Tat Yuen
    I love this site. It's not only beautifully done, but truly informative. I have loss weight and feel more alert than before my LCHF adventure. I wanted to try intermittent fasting (16/8) as well and found that a keto diet makes it very easy to do. I've watched Dr Lustig's, from UCSF, video about the harm that sugar does to our bodies and other videos from Drs Phinney, Volek, and Fung and th science is sound. Your interview with Taube explains why this science has been overlooked. It was the recent Harvard study about the effects of fasting on mitochondria and autophagy that got me started. The recipes here look great but it turns out that Singapore is great for anyone on a LCHF diet. Keep up the great work!

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