All low-carb guides
Are you new to eating low carb? Feeling confused or don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you are a low-carb veteran looking to deepen your knowledge, or a healthcare professional who wants information on how to implement low carb in your practice?
Our expert writers have been putting together high-quality, well-referenced guides for many years now, and we hope that whoever you are, whatever your story and whatever your question, we have the guide for you. Please feel free to scroll through to find a guide that interests you. All the content linked to here is free, but a wealth of information awaits!
To make our content easier to find, we have grouped guides into seven groups plus an alphabetical list below.
Basic low-carb guides
Weight loss on low carb
For healthcare professionals
Acne – can keto or low-carb diets cure it?
Alcohol and the keto diet: 7 things you need to know
Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment – can a keto diet help?
Blood pressure – how to potentially normalize it on low carb
Blood pressure – what is normal blood pressure?
Blood pressure – low blood pressure
Blood pressure – what you need to know about high blood pressure
Blood pressure drugs: the eight major classes of medications
Blood sugar – what you need to know
Brain – does it need carbs?
Brain – how sugar may damage the brain
Brain cancer – can a keto diet treat it?
Breastfeeding and low carb
Calories on a low-carb diet – should you count them?
Cancer and diet: What we know and what we don’t
Carbohydrates on a keto or low-carb diet
Carnivore: what’s known, what’s not
Cheap keto – how to do it
Cheating on keto: a guide
Cholesterol and low-carb diets
Cholesterol – how to lower LDL on low carb
Controversies about low carb
Coronavirus – cook keto in the time of coronavirus
Coronavirus – are you at higher risk of complications?
Coronavirus – boosting your immune system
Coronavirus quarantine – cooking keto
Diabetes medications and starting low carb or keto
Diabetes – the best foods
Diabetes type 1 and keto
Diabetes – symptoms
Diabetes type 2 – how to reverse it on keto
Diabetes – understanding HbA1c
Diabetes – what you need to know
Diabetes – symptoms
Dietitians guide to low carb
Dining out on low carb
Doctors guide to low carb and keto
Doctors skeptical of low carb
Doctors – the science and art of hopeful medicine
Electrolyte supplementation on a keto diet – do you need it?
Environmentally friendly keto or low-carb diet – six ways how to do it
Events about keto and low carb
Exogenous ketones – do they work?
Fasting – how to break your fast
Fast-food options on keto – top-11 list
Fasting blood glucose – is it higher for you on keto? Five things to know
Fat – top 10 ways to eat more of it
Find a low-carb doctor
Foods to eat on low carb
Fruits and vegetables
Gaining weight on low carb – how to do it
Gestational diabetes in pregnancy – can low carb help?
Get started keto challenge 2019 – sign up
Grocery store guide – top 3 mistakes when buying keto diet foods
High blood pressure and starting low carb or keto
How low carb is low carb?
How to eat low carb in college
How to stay low carb with no cooking
Hunger on a low-carb lifestyle
IBS and the keto diet
Ingredients to avoid on a low-carb diet
Insulin resistance – treating
Intermittent fasting for beginners
Fasting – what you need to know about OMAD
Keto diet for beginners
Ketosis – what is it?
Ketone meters – which one is the best?
Ketone testing three ways
Kidneys – a low-carb diet and your kidneys
Kids – how to raise them on real low-carb food
Kids and keto: could it help with ADHD, autism and more?
Leg cramps – six ways to kick leg cramps
Living low carb in a high-carb world
Losing weight on low carb for women 40+: top 10 tips
Losing weight on low carb: a guide
Losing weight on low-carb – a guide on how to
Losing weight – a guide on why low carb can help
Low carb for beginners
Is a low-carb or keto diet right for you?
Lung disease – can low carb help?
Lung disease and low carb: one doctor’s story
Meat – is red meat healthy?
Mental health and low carb
Mental health and low carb: Getting started
Mental health – FAQ
Migraine headaches – how to reduce them with low carb
Observational vs. experimental studies: a guide
PCOS – how to reverse it with low carb
Pregnancy and low carb – is it safe?
Protein on a low-carb diet
Questions & answers about low carb
Salt – a comprehensive guide
Science of low carb
Shopping for low-carb extras online: a guide
Side effects of fasting
Side effects of low carb
Six steps down the carb mountain
Sugar – the complete guide
Traveling – how to do it on low carb
Understanding absolute and relative risk
Vegan low carb
Vegetarian keto diet – how to do it
Visual low-carb guides
Weight, health and happiness: striking the right balance
Weight-loss stall – troubleshooting with our tips and guides
Whole grains: What the evidence really shows