Category Archives: Low Carb

In Bed With Big Sugar

The Journal of the American Medical Association released a paper last year highlighting a depressing statistic: Over 65% of adults in the United States are Diabetic or Prediabetic! But what’s even more depressing is that even this adjusted number is underestimated. As although the study attempted to include undiagnosed diabetic (5.2%) and pre-diabetic (38%) individuals,…

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The Government Made You Sick…And Now You’re Paying For It!

What if I told you most of the degenerative diseases we chalk up to “bad luck” are actually behavior related? And more specifically, related to our dietary behavior? Perhaps you’d call me a quack, and maybe you’d be angry. But regardless of how it makes you feel, it’s the truth. Whether we’re talking about diabetes,…

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Research Recap – May 2016

Before we dive into the research, I think it’s important to share a disturbing statistic with you. A recent report in the journal Obesity used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to determine that 17.4% of children (aged 2-19) met the criteria for class 1 obesity in 2013-2014. The sad part being,…

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% of Calories or Not, It’s a High-Protein Diet (or it should be)

There’s no denying the fact that reducing your carbohydrate intake and eating copious amounts of fat will transform your health and body composition; especially if you’re experiencing any symptoms of metabolic derangement (insulin resistance, obesity). And it’s nice to see this information finally hitting the mainstream. As we’ve been pretty much forced to do the…

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6 Simple Steps to Success in the New Year

There’s evidence to suggest that every diet works. Which is largely driven by the fact that people start eating better than crappy, and making a conscious effort to move a little more than they used to. The problem is, not every diet lasts. And it’s usually because the restrictions are unrealistic from the outset. Leading…

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New Dietary Guidelines – 8 Ways the U.S. Government Failed AGAIN

The world was anxiously awaiting the release of the 2015-2020 dietary guidelines – as there’s been a tremendous push over the last 10 years to make some serious changes. Not only because the United States is more fat and sick than ever before, but because we’ve been blessed with a considerable dose of undeniable evidence…

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5 Rules to Foolproof Your Paleo Diet

— Originally posted as a guest article for RobbWolf.com — If you’re already following a Paleo Diet, or something that closely resembles it, you know the drill: Eliminate grains, dairy, legumes and processed foods Only eat what runs, swims, flys, bleeds, and breathes If a caveman couldn’t eat it, you can’t Easy enough right? …you’d…

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Did a Low-Fat Diet Burn More Than a Low-Carb One?

A few weeks ago, we were blessed with the latest instalment in the low-fat failure archives.  And as per usual, the media is spreading the research like wild fire and misleading the general public. The study comes from the journal Cell Metabolism, with the eye-catching title: “Calorie for Calorie, Dietary Fat Restriction Results in More…

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