In this Q&A session Dr. Michael Eades, Karen Thomson, Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt and Emily Maguire answer questions related to low carb and sugar.
Watch a part of the session above – with a question about whether artificial sweeteners are OK for people who are having a hard time avoiding sweet things (transcript). Karen Thomson who answers first is a recovering food addict, and you can learn more from her here.
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All questions from the Q&A session
0:18 How long will it take before food and sugar addiction is recognized as a real condition?
1:12 Could saturated fat be bad in some instances?
3:23 Where are the current clinical studies that support LCHF?
6:42 Are artificial sweeteners allowed when one is a sugar addict?
9:00 How can we create incentives for people to recognize the dangers of sugar?
13:21 What advice should be given to patients who struggle on a ketogenic diet?
15:41 Does the microbiome play a great role in health and addiction?
17:53 What about hunter gatherers who did well on diets rich in foods such as tubers?
20:02 What should be done about the fact that there are only scarce resources in other languages?
22:03 What’s your experience of battling with Big Soda, which has been seen when trying to implement a sugar tax?
23:56 Rebound on low carb after losing weight?
28:28 Opinions about low carb vs. paleo?
30:51 Is the solution to treat sugar like tobacco?
35:07 Is there a relationship between sugar addiction and other eating disorders?
36:00 Why is the Japanese population thin despite eating a carb-rich diet?
38:44 Cellular cleansing, longevity and low carb?
40:33 Can a ketogenic diet stop addictive cravings all together?
42:22 LDL on low carb?
46:38 How can one explain the benefits of low carb in a simple way?
49:44 Should governments pay diabetic patients for reversing their condition?
51:47 Doing everything right and still not losing weight?
55:43 What about the quality of fat and tips for people from cultures that consume a lot of bread?