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:


Basic low-carb guides

A low-carb diet for beginners
Visual low-carb guides
Low-carb foods
Low-carb side effects and how to handle them
What is ketosis?
How low carb is low carb?
A keto diet for beginners
Top low-carb controversies
Low-carb questions & answers
Intermittent fasting for beginners


Get started

Get started on keto low carb
Low-carb events


Practical guides

Top 10 ways to eat more fat
Dining out on low carb
Exogenous ketones – do they work?
A guide to low-carb cheating
Top 11 low-carb fast-food options
How to make low carb cheaper
How to gain weight on low carb
Living low carb in a high-carb world
How to stay low carb with no cooking
Do you need electrolyte supplementation on a keto diet?
How to follow a healthy vegetarian keto diet
Low-carb kids – how to raise children on real low-carb food
Keto diet foods — Top three mistakes at the grocery store
Ingredients to avoid on a low-carb diet
How to eat low carb when traveling
Alcohol and the keto diet: 7 things you need to know
Is low carb safe during pregnancy?
Eating low carb when breastfeeding
Healthy fats on a low-carb diet
Protein on a low-carb diet
How to shop for low-carb extras online
Should you count calories on a low-carb diet?
Six steps down the carb mountain


Weight loss on low carb

How to lose weight on low carb
Top 10 tips to lose weight on low carb for women 40+


Health guides

How to reverse type 2 diabetes on low carb
How to normalize your blood pressure on low carb
Type 1 diabetes and low carb
IBS and the keto diet
How to reverse PCOS with low carb
Can keto or low-carb diets cure acne?
How to reduce migraine headaches with low carb
Can a keto diet treat brain cancer?
The ketogenic diet for Alzheimer's prevention and treatment: Can it help?
Kids and keto: Could it help with ADHD, autism and more?
Low carb and mental health
Is your fasting blood glucose higher on low carb? Five things to know
Can low carb help with gestational diabetes in pregnancy?


For healthcare professionals

Low carb and keto for doctors
Guide for low-carb dietitians
The science of low carb
Starting low carb or keto with diabetes medications
Starting low carb or keto with high blood pressure


Nutritional science

Understanding absolute and relative risk
Vegetable oils
Guide to observational vs. experimental studies