On October 18, 2022, CarbSmart’s Dana Carpender interviewed William Davis, MD for her “3 Questions with” series. Dr. Davis spent an informative hour talking with CarbSmart’s managing editor. Read Dana’s review of Wheat Belly and Super Gut. Includes link to video on YouTube.Read More »
The Keto Diet – What Is It? What Isn’t It?
What is a keto diet? “Keto” has been the diet buzzword for the past five years or so, and with good reason – a ketogenic diet delivers. Most people who “go keto” lose weight while experiencing increased energy and reduced hunger.Read More »
Three-Question Interview with Jacqueline Eberstein, RN: Low-Carb & Ketosis
Why is Jacqueline Eberstein, RN the first Three-Question Interview? Because she ran Dr. Atkins’ clinic for thirty years, that why. She has more first-hand experience with ketogenic diets than anyone else I know. Who better to ask?Read More »
How to Prepare the Best Keto Thanksgiving Celebration
You don’t need to blow your diet on white bread stuffing and pies this Thanksgiving. Instead of making excuses, eat keto on turkey day. You’ll stay on your current plan without losing an ounce of flavor. It’s natural to associate the word “diet” with bland, tasteless food, but with keto, this isn’t the case. You don’t have to give up the gravy to enjoy a fabulous holiday feast that’s keto-friendly.Read More »
How to Prepare the Best Ketogenic Fall Barbecue
Don't cover that grill and stow it away for winter quite yet! If you do, you’ll be missing out on one of the best seasons to throw a ketogenic fall barbecue. More than that, grilling blends perfectly with the ketogenic diet. Cooking low-carb vegetables and meat outdoors imparts a signature smoky flavor no oven can replicate.Read More »
A Harvard Professor Says Coconut Oil is Pure Poison. Here’s Why We Don’t Agree.
The Internet is ablaze with a scathing “news” story again about how coconut oil is bad for you. Again. This is the same old misinformed story we hear about the “dangers” of saturated fat. This is why we disagree.Read More »
Is Newsweek Dumb Or Disingenuous About the Ketogenic Diet?
How many ways can one article get things wrong?! Newsweek’s overwhelmingly wrong-headed article "Can You Lose Weight on a Ketogenic Diet?" by Joseph Frankel is clearly going for a record.Read More »
Beginning Or Restarting A Low-Carb Diet
Perhaps you splurged over the holidays and are now having a difficult time getting back on track with your low carb WOE (Way Of Eating). Or, perhaps, you looked in the mirror and decided, "It's time to lose that weight!" And after considerable research, you have decided to go the low carb route. Regardless of your reasons, here you are, confronting the Dreaded Diet!Read More »
Ketogenic Diets Effectively Lower Blood Pressure
Ketogenic Diets Effectively Lower Blood Pressure by Dana Carpender. What the nay-sayers never admit is that eliminating that excess water brings blood pressure down, often practically overnight. Indeed, when the Atkins diet was compared to the Zone, LEARN, and Ornish diets, Atkins lowered systolic blood pressure (the top number) considerably better than the other diets – and four times better than the Ornish diet.Read More »
Ketones: The Misunderstood Energy Source
The production of ketones, when consuming less than about 50 grams of carbs daily, has been a major criticism of the diet since the publication of his first book Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution in 1972. The medical community, assisted by the media, continues to be in the forefront of furthering inaccurate info about this natural process of utilizing ketones to fuel the body. It is time to set the record straight.Read More »
The Effects Of Dietary Fats On Disease
Dr. Beth Gruber discusses dietary fats, disease and blood lipids. Food choices can influence the health of entire populations, regardless of whether or not any conscious effort is made to reduce fats and cholesterol. Article 23 of the Science of Low-Carb & Keto Diets series.Read More »