Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

A ‘Standard of Care’ (SoC) For Prescribing Carbohydrate Restriction

By Doug Reynolds on July 19, 2018

From a legal perspective, an SoC or ‘Standard of Care‘ is defined as “providing health care in accordance with the standards of practice among members of the same health care profession with similar training and experience situated in the same or similar communities at the time the health care is rendered.”  In other words, SoC does not come from what is taught in professional training, from public health policy, […]

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Professional Training in LCHF/Ketogenic Nutrition & Treatment

By Doug Reynolds on May 9, 2018

On the 1st of May, 2018 the Nutrition Network  officially launched the Online Course: “Professional Training in LCHF/Ketogenic Nutrition & Treatment!” This online, CME-approved low carb training course is the first of it’s kind and has received full international CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accreditation.  It is worth 23 CPD units for participating medical professionals! At LowCarbUSA® we […]

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USDA Seeks Input On Dietary Guidelines

By Doug Reynolds on March 10, 2018

In February, 2018 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new step in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) development process.  Did I hear this right??  For the first time, they are seeking public comments on the proposed priority topics and supporting scientific questions that […]

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Kick Sugar Summit 2018

By Doug Reynolds on February 10, 2018

Due to popular demand the Kick Sugar Summit 2018 live event is running a bunus ENCORE weeks from ran from March 12th to March 18th.  The summit is 100% virtual and 100% free to watch live and you cab still register for all the talks left this week.  There are over 25 speakers from around the world lined up to […]

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Physicians Are Unaware Of The Truth Regarding Healthy Nutrition

By Doug Reynolds on November 30, 2017

Let’s first qualify that statement by saying that NOT ALL, but ‘MOST Physicians are still unaware of the truth regarding healthy nutrition’.  Dr. Robert Lustig tweeted recently, “Restricting carbohydrates is removing the major contributor to high glucose levels and insulin resistance.  The solution is so evidently simple, yet scientists have been resistant to accept it.” […]

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Are YOU Addicted To Sugar?

By Doug Reynolds on November 17, 2017

What’s the first thing you need to do if you are going to adopt a Ketogenic or Low Carb Diet?  Ditch The Carbs!!  To be a bit more specific, you need to ditch the sugar first.  Then you can set about removing the rest of the unwanted carbohydrates from your diet.  But Sugar Addiction is […]

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Do You Worry About Low Brain Cholesterol Levels?

By Doug Reynolds on November 14, 2017

Who would have thought?!  Although the brain represents only 2% of total body weight, it contains 20% of the body’s cholesterol.  The Cholesterol Levels in the brain are high on purpose—because it needs large amounts of cholesterol to function properly.  Just the mere mention of the word cholesterol elicits feelings of fear and angst in most […]

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Dealing with Dietary Differences During the Holidays

By Doug Reynolds on November 9, 2017

Traditional holiday dinners used to be so simple.  People would gather from near and far, enjoy each other’s company, feast on secret family recipes, rub their bellies with satisfaction, and fall asleep on the couch.  That was until your sister became a vegan, dad went paleo, your little brother developed a life-threatening nut allergy, and your […]

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Low Carb Diet For Type 1 Diabetes, A Personal Story

By Yassine El Quarzazi on November 6, 2017

Editor: Yassine came all the way from Belgium to attend our San Diego event in August 2017 and submitted this story about his daughter to us afterwards about how they are using a Low Carb Diet For Type 1 Diabetes.  We felt we had to share it with you. On August 19th 2016, our 11-year-old […]

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Sugar Free Wine, The Healthy Option

By Doug Reynolds on April 25, 2016

Ketogenic Wine from Dry Farm Wines have zero carbs and no added sugar, additives or artificial coloring.  They are lower alcohol wines and are mycotoxin free.  FDA Approved, this Sugar Free Wine leaves you with NO HANGOVER! Whenever we find ourselves explaining the advantages and benefits of a Ketogenic Diet to someone, one of the […]

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