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
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.
Reviews of the evidence have shown that there is little meaningful evidence to support the use of evening primrose oil (EPO) for breast tenderness or
Whether the carbohydrate content of the diet affects metabolic risk or not is hotly debated. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis sheds some light on this topic. In this research commentary, Cliff Harvey PhD delves into this study and its implications.
Brain health, mental performance, and reducing the risk of diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s are key aspects of health that are highly sought after. In this review, Cliff Harvey PhD looks at some of the diet, lifestyle, and supplement interventions that might boost brain-power and protect the brain.
Issue 2 | Volume 2 | February 2020 In this issue: This month, Cliff delves into the evidence behind the health effects of sweeteners. This
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…
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.
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.
Many people think that artificial or non-nutritive sweeteners increase the risk of microbiome damage, obesity, and cancer. In this overview, Cliff looks at the evidence for the impact of sweeteners on health.
Issue 1 | Volume 2 | January 2020 In this issue: This month, Cliff presents introductory articles on whether detox diets really work, and how
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.
Recent media articles have highlighted the debate between low-carb and low-fat diets for treating diabetes. In this article, Cliff examines recent media reporting and the evidence for diet and the treatment of diabetes.
The idea that total and saturated fat intake is a risk factor for heart disease still persists. In this review, Cliff examines a recent meta-analysis that casts further doubt on this.
Some animal studies have suggested that a keto diet can result in insulin resistance and this is supported by some glucose tolerance challenges in humans. But is this phenomenon all that it seems, or could this actually be a healthy adaptation to a low-carb diet?
There is concern about the insulin stimulating effects of dairy. In this study, the effect on insulin and blood glucose homeostasis of increased dairy intake was explored.
A1 protein from milk has been suggested as a risk factor for health, while A2 is promoted as a health food that avoids these risks. Find out what the research tells us about A1 vs A2.