Archive | Low Carbohydrate diets RSS feed for this section
simon food

How did Simon Gault lose weight and shrink his pancreas and liver fat? In “Why Are We Fat?”

If you watched the series called “Why Are We Fat?” on Prime TV in New Zealand over the last 3 weeks, you would have followed Chef Simon Gault’s journey as he talked to experts around the world in a bit to find out why we have an epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Note: […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Go ‘low carb’ and increase protein to increase fertility chances by five times, experts say

(This is reposted from the Telegraph) Study on Medscape Low-Carb Diet Improves In Vitro Fertilization   Women should go “low carb” (and higher protein) if they want to conceive – because doing so could increase the chance of success by five times, say fertility experts. They say one portion a day is the limit for […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →
IMG_2514

Paleo or low carb recipe: Sweet and sour fishcakes with konjac noodles

This is one of my favourite fish recipes. It takes about 1/2 hour to make and is an absolutely delicious combination of fish, coriander, chilli and noodles in a sweet and sour sauce. This recipe is one from Ray McVinnie a New Zealand chef. The only difference between my version is that I use a […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →
Photo_Low_carb_GP_with_award

UK doctor saves government £45K by using low carb diet to treat type 2 diabetes

Dr David Unwin, a general practitioner (GP) in England has recently been named ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the national NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2016. Dr Unwin, who practices at the Norwood Surgery in Southport, spent three years working on a project combining the benefits of a low carb diet with psychological support to help […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Why I won’t take statins for my high cholesterol

The latest New Zealand Listener magazine has a feature article on statin drugs, I feature saying I wouldn’t touch them personally – here is why: When my total cholesterol hit 10 about 18 months ago it gave me a fright. My LDL was up to 7.5 mmol/L. My HDL is around 2 and my triglycerides […]

22 Comments Continue Reading →
uk diabetes diet chart

A UK doctor puts 18 patients with type 2 diabetes on a low carb diet with amazing results

In the UK, the Dr David Unwin, A general practitioner (GP) noticed that people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) reported great results on a low carbohydrate diet (http://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/threads/low-carb-success-stories.3763/) Yet this was not the standard advice: Diabetes UK recommends 5 – 14 servings of starchy food per day. Clinical studies also show that a lower carbohydrate […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →