Ketogenic Diet / Low-Carb Diet

These specially-formulated low-carbohydrate diets have unique healing properties for the brain, body and metabolism.

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Ketogenic Diets for Mental Health: A Guide to Resources

Ketogenic diets can have profound effects on mental health. Learn how with these videos, podcasts, and professional services resources.

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8 Reasons to Try Low-Carb for Mental Health

Low-carb diets have tremendous potential in the prevention and management of psychiatric disorders. Discover how low-carb and keto diets can benefit your mental health.

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Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and the New Science of Hope

The metabolic similarities underlying Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease offer hope for lifestyle interventions as potential treatment and prevention.

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Low Carb Indonesia—Celebrating Health and Changing the World

Low Carb Indonesia, the first low-carb conference in Asia, was a groundbreaking event that provided education and celebration of a low-carbohydrate lifestyle.

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The Brain Needs Animal Fat

DHA—an essential omega-3 fatty acid—is critically important for brain development and function... but is only found in animal foods.

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Latest Low-Carb Study: All Politics, No Science

The Lancet Public Health journal published a study warning that low-carb diets can cause early death. Do these diets, which make so many people healthier, really simultaneously hasten their demise?

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Which Diet Is Healthiest for the Brain?

We have a global mental health crisis on our hands. In this presentation, I argue that there are ingredients within popular modern diets that place the brain at high risk for failure.

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Ketogenic Diet Promising for Mild Alzheimer's Disease

New science is emerging that offers a more hopeful path for people with Alzheimer’s disease. A new study explores whether ketone supplements and low-carb diets could help.

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Ketogenic Diets and Psychiatric Medications

Thinking about trying a low-carb diet to improve your mental health? If you are currently taking any psychiatric medications, make sure you read this article first!

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Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications

Read the inspirational stories of how two people with severe mood and psychotic symptoms used the ketogenic diet to achieve long overdue relief that even the strongest medications could not provide.

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Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health

Do plant-based diets contain the micronutrients our brains need or are vegans at higher risk for mental health problems? Beyond B12: what you need to know.

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Review: The Ketogenic Kitchen

THE must-have cookbook for people with cancer, written by a nutritionist and a chef who use low-carbohydrate diets to support their own recovery from cancer. A powerhouse of information and inspiration!

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Book Review: The Obesity Code by Jason Fung MD

Dr. Fung takes aim at tired myths about weight control and shoots each of them dead. He convincingly argues that obesity is a hormonal disorder and explains how to eat to rebalance your hormones.

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Histamine Intolerance: Understanding the Science

This post offers an in-depth look at how histamine forms, how it behaves in the body, why some people are more sensitive to it, and why responses are so unpredictable.

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Why Sugar Is Bad for You: A Summary of the Research

Does fructose cause fatty liver, gout, cancer, weight gain, diabetes, heart disease? The research says NO—excess sugar and insulin resistance are to blame!

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Constipation and Ketogenic Diets

Some people experience constipation on low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets and worry that it is due to a lack of fiber. If you are one of them, take heart! Fiber is not the answer! What is? Read on…

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Is the Ketogenic Diet Safe for Everyone?

Before trying a ketogenic diet, if you take these medications or have one of these medical or psychiatric conditions, consult with a clinician first.

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Book Review: Welcome, Keto Clarity!

A review of Jimmy Moore and Dr. Eric Westman's excellent new book about the how and why of ketogenic diets for health and weight loss.

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Freshness Counts: Histamine Intolerance

This post is your go-to guide to histamine intolerance: diagnosis, prevention, treatment, food choices, food handling/storage, and medications to avoid.

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Ketosis Done Right—Meet Anne

Meet Anne: a dedicated woman who successfully lost weight using ketosis—a high-fat, moderate-protein, low-carb diet—and documented her progress along the way.

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Ketosis for Cancer: Week 5—Ketogenic Diet Blood Tests

Is extreme ketosis good for you? It wasn't good for me . . . Plus, results of ketogenic diet blood tests after 4 weeks on Dr. Seyfried's keto for cancer diet.

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Keto for Cancer: Week 4—Keto-adaptation Challenges

Week 4 of my attempt to follow Dr. Seyfried's ketogenic diet, including keto-adaptation challenges, effects on my hormonal cycle, and a dairy experiment.

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Keto for Cancer: Week 3—Being Sick on a Ketogenic Diet

How does being sick on a ketogenic diet affect the body? My attempt to stick to Dr. Seyfried's cancer diet recommendations while enduring the common cold.

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Keto for Cancer: Week 2—Protein and Ketosis

The important relationship between protein and ketosis: How I finally got my ketones above 4.0 mM, as Dr. Seyfried recommends for people with cancer.

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Keto for Cancer: Week 1—My Transition to Ketosis

Why I broke my fast: A detailed account of my transition from fasting to a ketogenic diet, inspired by Prof Seyfried's book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease.

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