Low-Carbohydrate Diet Review: Shifting the Paradigm

What does a clinician need to know about low-carbohydrate (LC) diets? This review examines and compares the safety and the effectiveness of a LC approach as an alternative to a low-fat (LF), highcarbohydrate diet, the current standard for weight loss and/or chronic disease prevention. Read More!

Life after Carbs

An invited, extensive review of experimental studies published in the June 2011 issue of the journal Nutrition in Clinical Practice (vol. 26, no. 3) argues that it is “time to embrace” low-carb diets “as a viable option” in the battle against diabetes, heart disease and obesity, and concludes that “the shift in metabolism that occurs on a LC [low-carbohydrate] diet heralds a shift in our current dietary paradigm.” Read More!