Tagged: low carbohydrate diet

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Definitions of low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets.

By Eugene J. Fine and Richard D. Feinman Preliminary reports of the  USDA Guidelines for Americans Committee (DGAC) included  a definition of  low-carbohydrate diets as those with less than 45 % energy from carbohydrate....

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DR EVELYNE BOURDUA-ROY: IS SHE CANADA’S TIM NOAKES?

Quebec family physician Dr Èvelyne Bourdua-Roy looks set to become “Canada’s Tim Noakes”. Bourdua-Roy’s regulatory body, the Quebec College of Physicians, is investigating her for comments on diet and nutrition she made on a radio...

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Annette Presley vs American Dietetic Association

Annette Hunsberger Presley RD, co-author of The Liberation Diet and author of the soon to be released book, The Switch Diet, was censured by the (then) American Dietetic Association, now known as The Academy...

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Low-carb advice lands doctor in hot water

A Tasmanian surgeon who was told by the nation’s medical watchdog to stop giving specific nutritional advice is one of several cases that prompted a Senate committee to call for an inquiry into the...

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Low carb diets & birth defects

Low carb diets & birth defects Many thanks to Belinda Fettke for the topic for this week’s note. Belinda messaged me with links to a couple of sensational media headlines. The Daily Mail ran...

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U.S. News is wrong about what constitutes the best diet

By, Gary Taubes and Nina Teicholz Dieter beware: U.S. News & World Report, in its high-profile January cover story on “best diets,” calls the DASH and Mediterranean diets tops for health, though these regimens represent the...

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 Ketogenic Diets for Cancer. Why they might help

Summary of the rationale for targeting cancers with a ketogenic diet. Part I from Feinman the other blog emphasizes association with diabetes, effects of carbohydrate and total caloric reduction.. https://feinmantheother.com/2016/10/03/ketogenic-diets-for-cancer-what-makes-you-think-that-ketone-bodies-will-help/