Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, MD

DD_AndreasDr. Andreas Eenfeldt is a Swedish medical doctor specialized in family medicine. He is the founder and CEO of Diet Doctor, part of our fast-growing team of more than 40 co-workers.

During the last ten years Dr. Eenfeldt has authored the biggest health blog in Sweden and a #1 best-selling book on nutrition that’s been translated to eight languages, including English. He may be partly responsible for a past butter shortage in his home country, and one of his conference presentations on low carb has been viewed over 600,000 times on YouTube.

Dr. Eenfeldt spent twelve years working as a doctor and eight of those years as a family physician, treating patients with low-carb, high-fat diets. During that time he witnessed amazing success for people with obesity and type 2 diabetes. But despite that, helping one person at a time couldn’t change the status quo. So in 2015 he quit.

Now he runs the fast-growing health company Diet Doctor together with 40+ co-workers. The Diet Doctor website is completely free from ads, product sales or industry sponsorship. It’s instead fully funded by the people, via an optional membership. Diet Doctor is by far the largest low-carb and keto website in the world, with over 350,000 daily visits.

Dr. Eenfeldt is also on the board of The Dietary Science Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to improving scientific knowledge and helping more people live healthier lives. This board position is unpaid.

Dr. Eenfeldt lives in Karlstad, Sweden with his significant other and their two young daughters. He spends just about all his waking hours either with his family or working on DietDoctor.com. He’s the author of many of the core information pages on the site.

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Contact

If you want to contact Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt send an email to andreas@dietdoctor.com. Please note that he reads all emails but has limited time to answer – and he can’t give personal medical advice about diet or health via email.

Dr. Eenfeldt is on TwitterLinkedIn and Wikipedia.

More

Dr. Eenfeldt's personal story, by Anne Mullens, Jan 2019
Quitting and starting a new life (member column, Jan 2019)
How to be less wrong, and building a team that questions everything (member column, Sep 2019)

Video courses

Keto course with Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt
How to eat LCHF
The 5 common mistakes on LCHF
Diet & Diabetes – How to Normalize Your Blood Sugar
The Top 5 Tips For Weight Loss
 

Presentations

  • A global food revolution
  • A global food revolution
  • A global food revolution
  • Weight loss and type 2 diabetes reversal on low carb – is it sustainable?
  • Weight control, the calories vs. insulin theory
  • Update from Sweden
  • The food revolution
  • Weight control – calories or insulin
  • A global food revolution

Conferences

Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt regularly presents at global low-carb conferences. Watch some of these presentations above. Below you’ll find a list of future and selected past conferences.

Upcoming

Full schedule of upcoming low-carb events
 

 
 

Top guides

  • A ketogenic diet for beginners
  • 14-day keto diet plan and menu
  • Keto vegetables – the best and the worst

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This week’s meal plan: Keto: Summertime favorites
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Maureen ditched the carb-loaded food
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Grillin’ with KetoConnect: Episode #4 — Grilled flatbread pizzas
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The keto challenge: " I'm amazed and delighted"
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New movie in our movie library: Sugar Coated
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Cholesterol on keto – Dave Feldman
Peace, Love and Low Carb: New recipe collaboration with Kyndra Holley
What active Katy gained by going on the keto diet
Grillin’ with KetoConnect: Episode #2 — Keto cauliflower ‘potato’ salad
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Living low carb — London
The keto challenge: "I have fallen in love with the keto way of eating"
Part 8 of Dr. Jason Fung’s diabetes course
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Every day is Mother's Day
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The best types of food for the best types of fat
Teicholz on the dietary guidelines: "At least do no harm"
"I'm doing things now that I never would have dreamed of doing before"
The keto challenge: "I want to shout it from the rooftops!"
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Part 7 of Dr. Jason Fung's diabetes course
How to make Indian butter chicken
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How Anita transitioned to the keto diet and changed her life
TEASER: Grillin' with KetoConnect
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PCOS and insulin resistance
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Normal blood sugar after decades of insulin resistance?
Word is spreading about how low-carb eating can reverse type 2 diabetes
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How to make crispy chicken skins
How Ashley got rid of all her stomach issues
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"If you do it right, this will work"
Check out our low-carb and keto recipe collections!
Controlling hunger – part 1
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Mainstream food columnist questions dietary guidelines
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Latest pages

Is a low-carb or keto diet right for you? The evidence
Low-carb and keto side effects & how to cure them - the evidence
Gout and low carb - the evidence
Keto diet foods - top three mistakes at the grocery store - the evidence
Low-carb fats and sauces - the evidence
Test 3
Low Carb Cruise 2018
Test 2
New test front logged-in page
Guide to red meat – is it healthy? The evidence
Keto fats, sauces and oils – the good, the bad and the ugly - the evidence
A comprehensive guide to salt - the evidence
Healthy fats on a keto or low-carb diet - the evidence
How to eat low carb as a vegan - the evidence
Low carb for doctors CME course, with Dr. Bret Scher
Weight, health and happiness: striking the right balance - the evidence
What you need to know about low blood pressure - the evidence
Type 1 diabetes – how to control your blood sugar with fewer carbs - the evidence
Low-carb alcohol - the evidence
Low-carb snacks - the evidence
How to be less wrong, and building a team that questions everything
Editor's Choice
How much protein should you eat? The evidence
High blood pressure - what you need to know - the evidence
Six ways to kick nasty leg cramps to the curb - the evidence
Signs and symptoms of diabetes (type 1 and 2) - the evidence
Low-carb nuts - the evidence
The diabetes diet: the best foods to control diabetes - the evidence
How to treat insulin resistance - the evidence
How to treat insulin resistance
Eating keto with Kristie
How Zein manages type 1 diabetes with low-carb and exercise
“Healthy” whole grains: What the evidence really shows - the evidence
What you need to know about insulin resistance - the evidence
How to lose weight with a low-carb diet - the evidence
Why low carb can help you lose weight - the evidence
What is normal blood pressure - the evidence
What you need to know about a low-carb diet and your kidneys - the evidence
Keto vegetables – the best and the worst TEST
How to lose weight - the evidence
Contemplations on a ketogenic, meat-based diet and mental health
Cholesterol and low-carb diets - the evidence
Diet Doctor's policy on eating meat
A user guide to saturated fat - the evidence
Blood sugar
Common side effects of fasting
My low-carb story with Marc Gossange
The incretin effect and insulin resistance
Sugar Coated
Podcasts
Keto sweeteners - the evidence
Cholesterol on keto
The guide for doctors skeptical of low carb
Diet Doctor Plus Audio
How to reverse type 2 diabetes video course – Dr. Jason Fung
Starting low carb or keto with diabetes medications - the evidence
The Diet Doctor Community policies
Get started keto challenge 2019 - What's next? – the evidence
Get started keto challenge 2019 - Week 2 – the evidence
Get started keto challenge 2019 - Week 1 – the evidence
Get started keto challenge 2019 - Prepare – the evidence
Get started keto challenge 2019 – the evidence
Keto diet food list - the evidence
Find a low-carb doctor
The US dietary guidelines – why they matter
Starting a low-carb or keto diet with high blood pressure - the evidence
EAT-Lancet's plant-based planet
A ketogenic diet for beginners – the audio version
1-minute cooking videos
PCOS and insulin resistance
Explore Diet Doctor Plus - our membership
Low Carb Denver 2019
"If you do it right, this will work" – Dr. Eric Westman
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The science of low carb and keto – the evidence
Should you be afraid of cholesterol on a low-carb diet?
How low carb is keto? The evidence
How low carb is low carb? – the evidence
How low carb is low carb?
Ketones – the metabolic advantage
Low-carb and keto controversies – the evidence
Low-carb foods – the evidence
Weight loss and type 2 diabetes reversal on low carb – is it sustainable?
The best way to test ketones in blood, breath or urine
Low Carb Denver 2019 livestream
My low-carb story with Carl Smith
Intermittent fasting for beginners – the evidence
Low-carb fruits and berries – the evidence
The Diet Doctor food policy – the evidence
Low-carb vegetables – the evidence
14-day low-carb diet plan – the evidence
The complete guide to sugar
Keto nuts – the evidence
Keto snacks – the evidence
Keto alcohol – the evidence
Keto fruits – the evidence
Does the brain need carbs? – the evidence
Explore Diet Doctor
List of evidence-based guides
Keto vegetables – the evidence
In Spanish
Quitting and starting a new life
Living low carb with Jill Rieder: finding her way to health
Get started keto challenge 2019
Vegetable oils – the evidence
Guide to observational vs. experimental studies
Understanding absolute and relative risk
Ketogenic diet foods – the evidence
14-day keto diet plan and menu – the evidence
Eating better: Six steps down the carb mountain
Understanding and treating type 2 diabetes – Dr. Jason Fung
A low-carb diet for beginners – the evidence
How cholesterol really works – Dave Feldman
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Weight loss
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The Diet Doctor policy for evidence-based guides
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"Lies my doctor told me"
The best ketone meter
Helping patients adopt low carb
Favorites & watch later
Low-carb guides
Video topics
Keto for beginners: Health effects
My success story with Cindy Miller
Diabetes guides
Weight-loss guides
Top intermittent fasting videos
Intermittent fasting guides
Carbohydrates on a keto or low-carb diet
How to handle difficult low-carb cases
Monitoring patients on low carb: Lab tests
Protein on a low-carb or keto diet
Launching the Diet Doctor podcast
The Diet Doctor Podcast
Lab tests
Exogenous ketones: Do they work?
Low carb for doctors - top videos
Keto guides
Keto Success Stories: Over 100 Pounds (45 kg) to Lose
Keto Success Stories: 50-100 pounds (23-45 kg) to Lose
Success stories: 20-50 pounds (9-23 kg) to lose
Success stories: Up to 20 pounds (9 kg) to lose
Over 100 pounds (45 kg) to lose
Success stories: 50-100 pounds (23-45 kg) to lose
Success stories: 20-50 pounds (9-23 kg) to lose
Success stories: Up to 20 pounds (9 kg) to lose
600+ weight loss success stories
How to use the nutrition facts label
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All diabetes success stories
All keto success stories
Epilepsy success stories
Acne success stories
Keto success stories: men 18-39
Keto success stories: men 40+
Keto success stories: women 40+
Keto success stories: women 18-39
Low-carb video success stories
Keto video success stories
PCOS success stories
Migraine success stories
Type 1 diabetes success stories
Intermittent fasting success stories, men 18-39
Men 40+
Intermittent fasting success stories: Women 40+
All intermittent fasting success stories
Women 18-39
Intermittent fasting success stories
250+ keto success stories
Recipes FAQ
Killing for profit – Dr. Aseem Malhotra
"I make a difference every day"
"My pain has gone way down, doctor"
This should be standard of care
Low carb for people with type 2 diabetes
Food policy
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Dietary fat and cardiovascular disease
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Ketogenic diet food list

Intermittent fasting for beginners

The Diet Doctor food policy

 

Potential conflicts of interest

Updated June 2019.

Dr. Eenfeldt is the founder, CEO and the largest shareholder of Diet Doctor.

The Diet Doctor company focuses on empowering people everywhere, by making low carb simple. Since the start of the company in 2007, Dr. Eenfeldt has been paid less than a regular doctor’s salary for his work (including all salaries and dividends). All income from Dr. Eenfeldt’s book sales and lectures go straight to the company, to further our mission.

He also eats a low-carb diet.

No other potential conflicts of interest.

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