Issue 2 | Volume 1 | July 2019
In this issue:
Many people think that low-carb diets are negative for female hormone balance, menstrual cycles, and ovulation. But does this stand up to scientific scrutiny?
‘Health At Every Size’ (HAES) has become a very popular ‘anti-diet’ movement, and while it’s goals a laudable and it results in benefits, can you actually be healthy at every or any size?
Research reviews and commentary
Most reviews and meta-analyses show no effect of saturated fat on mortality but the influential Hooper meta-analysis of 2015 suggested increased risk of death from saturated fat in the diet. But was this finding reliable?
In a new study, Simon Thornley and colleagues cast doubt on the findings of the Hooper analysis.
A recent study has been highly promoted in the media as another ‘nail in the coffin’ for red meat, suggesting increased risk of death from eating red meat. But was this effect really shown?
From the media
A recent article by vegan advocacy group PCRM has attacked using low-carb for veterans with diabetes. In this article, researcher Cliff Harvey provides a rebuttal to the PCRM arguments against LCHF for diabetes.