The Carb-Appropriate Research Review

Carb-Appropriate Nutrition Science Made Simple

Learn how to apply the latest in low-carb, keto, ‘Carb-Appropriate’ and holistic nutrition science with this monthly research review, in plain English, from researcher, nutritionist, and author Cliff Harvey


Stay up to date with a monthly review of the latest in nutrition science.


Covering a range of low-carb, ketogenic, holistic, and 'Carb-Appropriate' nutrition topics.

Research summaries

In plain English, to help you interpret and apply the research and cut through the BS.

Are you struggling to stay on top of all the conflicting advice and information in the nutrition science research and media?

You are passionate about nutrition and want to stay up to date…

But lets face it, it’s a minefield out there…

The Carb-Appropriate Research Review is designed to take the hassle and guesswork out of interpreting the most current trends in nutrition, with a focus on the ‘Carb-Appropriate’ spectrum of lower-carb, and higher protein and fat, and ketogenic nutrition and supplementation. 

What's in the review?

Each issue of the Carb-Appropriate Research Review includes:

  • Feature articles on key topics in nutrition. Topics have included subjects like “Do Low-Carb Diets Negatively Affect Female Hormone Balance”, and “Can You Really Be Healthy at Every Size”.
  • In these reviews, Cliff and guest authors comprehensively review a topic to provide definitive answers to your nutrition questions – in plain English!
  • Reviews and commentary of the most interesting and popular studies and news items from that month. 
  • These reviews include commentary on the study methods, why the study is relevant (and what some of the ‘fish-hooks’ might be) and how you can apply the research to your life and practice. 
  • Exclusive facebook group to discuss the topics from the review. 

Members of the Carb-Appropriate Research Review also receive:

  • Additional member-only articles.
  • Member-only discounts on supplements, products, events, and services. 
  • Advance previews of upcoming books. 

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Latest Articles

Carb-Appropriate Research Review

All About: Medium Chain Triglycerides

Medium chain triglycerides offer the potential to elevate ketone levels and have a number of evidence-based application. In this post, Dr Cliff Harvey looks at the evidence behind the use of MCTs.

Carb-Appropriate Research Review

How to Live a (Nearly) Ad-Free Existence

Using apps to enable greater productivity and choosing to pay for selected, high-quality media, we can reduce stress and anxiety and possibly even save money in the longer-term.

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The Problem with ‘Free’ Media…

So much of the media we demand and consume nowadays has a ‘free’ price-tag. But is it truly ‘free’? What implications do click-bait, aggressive advertising, and other aspects of ostensibly free media have on our lives?

Carb-Appropriate Research Review

The Effects of Social Media on Health

Social media is a way for us to connect with information and the people we care about but is excessive use sabotaging our health?

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Do Saunas Help You ‘Detox’?

While saunas are known to be beneficial to health (by inducing ‘heat shock proteins’) and might even aid hypertrophy (muscle growth), the evidence for a

Carb-Appropriate Research Review

All About: Nootropics

Nootropics are supplements that improve cognition and mental performance to better-than-normal levels. In this review, Cliff Harvey PhD looks at the evidence behind some of the most common and most-studied nootropics.

Are Low-Carb & Keto Diets ‘Bad’ for Ovarian Cancer?

There has recently been significant discussion in clinical circles about the appropriateness of the ketogenic diet for the treatment of ovarian cancer. In this article, I summarise the available research on ketogenic diets and ovarian cancer to shed some light on whether it is or isn’t appropriate…

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All You Need to Know About Stevia

Stevia is now one of the most common natural non-nutritive sweeteners. There has been some concern about the potential for harm from stevia. In this article, Cliff looks at the evidence for the impact of stevia on health.

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Is Erythritol Safe to Use as a Sweetener?

Erythritol is becoming commonly used as a sweetener added to supplements, foods, and drinks. There has been some concern about the health effects of erythritol and in this article, Cliff looks at the evidence for the impact of erythritol on health.

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The Impact of Glyphosate on Human Health

There is a lot of confusion about whether the commonly used herbicide glyphosate (“Roundup”) is safe. In this review, Cliff Harvey PhD looks at the evidence from reviews of the literature on the health effects of glyphosate.

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Do Detox Diets Work?

In the first part of a two part series on detox, Cliff Harvey PhD looks at the evidence to answer the question, ‘Do Detox Diets Really Work’?

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The Impact of Plasticisers on Human Health

The bisphenol family of chemicals in plastics are common in our food and beverage supply (and in many other products) and have been implicated in many health conditions. In this article, Cliff Harvey PhD reviews the research on the implications of BPA and related chemicals on health.

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All You Need to Know About Fasting

Fasting has been used for physical, mental, and spiritual health for millennia but it has only recently undergone more scientific scrutiny. Find out in the BIG review, what the science has to say about the benefits of fasting.

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