Jennifer Calihan

Jenni Callihan

Jenni Calihan created the non-profit, Eat the Butter, to start a mother-to-mother conversation about diet and health. She advocates for real-food-more-fat eating, and has been feeding her family (four kids) for twenty-five years.

Jenni is a former consultant; she holds a Human Biology degree from Stanford and an MBA from Tuck (Dartmouth).

You can find Jenni on LinkedIn. Her book, Dinner Plans: Easy Vintage Meals is available on Amazon.1

Practical guides

Jenni writes the drafts of some of our most popular practical low-carb guides. Like these:


She also writes and edits news posts and has helped us manage our writers’ team.


Healthy food for your family – Jenni Calihan


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Introduction Keto Meal Plan
New study: Insulin resistance linked to risk of depression
A typical day of high-protein, higher-satiety eating
How to get started on a high-protein diet
21 high protein snacks, ranked
Keto snacks – the best and the worst
How much fat should you eat on low carb or keto?
UK Health Minister reveals success with low-carb eating
Top keto meal delivery services
Cooking low carb during a coronavirus quarantine
Learning to cook keto in the time of coronavirus
Deep Dive — Losing weight for good
Deep Dive — Simplifying meals
Cook and shop with Diet Doctor Eat
Download our app – Diet Doctor
Ready to lose the weight for good?
Finding the concept for Weight Loss for Good
Deep Dive — Eating keto food
Sign up for our 10-week keto weight-loss program
Speak up to help change the dietary guidelines
When ‘cheato’ becomes keto
Writing guides that matter
Eating butter in polite company
Fire destroys low-carb clinic in Tennessee
The best way to test ketones in blood, breath or urine
Supply and demand: Why fatty foods are getting more expensive
Is Weight Watchers 'getting crushed by keto'?
Mistakes were made...
Cutting liver fat by cutting added sugars – could it be that simple?
An egg is number one on Instagram
Myth-busting op-ed supports power of keto diet
Big food giants manipulate public health policy in China
Ketone strip shortages (in some areas) endanger patients with diabetes
How did keto become a mainstream movement?
Keto news highlights: Rankings, insulin and a new app!
Top five observational studies of 2018
Are patients with type 2 diabetes testing blood sugar levels too often?
Understanding absolute and relative risk
Diabetes drugs are a juggling act – is there a better way?
Eating better: 6 steps down the carb mountain
Keto gift guide
The nature of the link between obesity and diabetes
Gestational diabetes means elevated risk of a diabetes diagnosis
Why a tax on red meat is a bad idea
Suzanne Ryan shares her dramatic keto weight-loss story on Dr. Oz
Elevated BMI tied to shorter life
Can cheese and butter protect against type 2 diabetes?
Prominent Harvard scientist discredited after fabricating data
Welcome to Diet Doctor's inner circle
Stop the blame game; with obesity, look to a metabolic root cause
The best ketone meter
Are there 'major doubts' about the safety of keto?
Cardiologist in Houston Chronicle: 'Want a healthier heart? Eat a steak'
Britain's NHS to fight diabetes with very low-calorie liquid diet
How to use the nutrition facts label
Ingredients to avoid on a low carb or keto diet
Keto diet foods — top three mistakes at the grocery store
Keto diet food list – what to buy
Super Bowl Sunday goes low carb and keto
Keto snacks – the best and the worst
How to shop for low-carb or keto extras online
Romantic low carb menus for Valentine's day
Living low carb in a high-carb world
Low-carb grocery list
A guide to low-carb & keto diet cheating
Top 10 ways to eat more fat
Dining out on keto
How to eat low carb when traveling

Potential conflicts of interest

Updated August 16, 2019.

Jenni Calihan has a part-time arrangement with to write and edit news posts, practical guides and other content. Like every coworker, she also gets the option to become a co-owner in the Diet Doctor company.

Calihan is co-author, with Adele Hite, of a self-published meal-planning book, Dinner Plans: Easy Vintage Meals.

She eats a moderate low-carb diet for blood sugar and hunger control, but she is quick to admit that it is not for everyone — including her children.


Read more at Callihan’s blog, EatTheButter.

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