New Professor Noakes review: The evidence for LCHF

Should doctors prescribe this to patients?

Should doctors prescribe this to patients?

Is there enough evidence for doctors to prescribe a low-carb, high-fat diet to treat people with type 2 diabetes, obesity and related problems? Certainly, if you ask me.

Here’s a new review of the science, co-authored by Professor Tim Noakes. It’s a good one for anyone who wants an overview of the evidence:

BJSM: Evidence That Supports the Prescription of Low-Carbohydrate High-Fat Diets: A Narrative Review


New Study: High-Fat Diet Reversed Obesity and Improved Risk Factors

New Review: Dietary Fat Guidelines Have No Evidence Base

Top videos with Professor Tim Noakes

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  1. gbl
    High fat will cause more cardiovascular disease: Cardiologist Chris Labos. 41 mins. Fat and Sugar are equally bad for us. In the debate between fat and sugar, choose vegetables.

    Research not cited properly.

  2. Phil Allen
    Error in dietdoctor post - journal is BJSM not BMJ.
    Reply: #3
  3. Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, MD Team Diet Doctor
    Thanks, fixed!
  4. Bev
    The Diet Doctor Blog News page is showing nothing under Diet Doctor past couple of days
    Reply: #5
  5. Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, MD Team Diet Doctor
    Yes, a bug we're trying to fix. Thanks!

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