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.
Issue 6 | Volume 1 | November 2019 In this issue: This month, we have a massive review of the evidence-backed complementary treatments for candida
Issue 5 | Volume 1 | October 2019 In this issue: This month we have a special ‘Food Fight’ issue that focusses on the low-carb
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 an endless debate between proponents of high-carb vs low-carb diets. So, how can you decide which is best for you? In this article, Cliff Harvey PhD summarises the research to show how you can determine what’s best for your body.
The latest Carb-Appropriate Research Review is all about dairy! Find out the latest research on the health effects of dairy, whether it is pro- or anti-inflammatory, PLUS the low- vs full-fat debate, and all about A1 vs A2 protein.
Recent calls for the reduction of meat and dairy in hospital meals are misguided and could put people’s health further at risk.
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.
ABC News https://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2019-07-04/who-saturated-fat-recommendations-out-of-date-expert-team-says/11274136 Article Summary In a new study published in the British Medical Journal,1 18 well-known researchers have disputed the World Health Organisations dietary
Ketogenic diets might help to improve the function of important supportive brain cells.
Ketogenic diets and ketones themselves offer a promising treatment option for neurodegenerative disorders and cognitive decline.
Most meta-analyses do not support the idea that saturated fat is a cause of heart disease but the 2015 meta-analysis by Hooper and colleagues suggested that saturated fat increased mortality. But was this study reliable? In a new analysis, Thornley et al., cast doubt on the reliability of this finding.
A common claim currently doing the rounds is that a low-carb or keto-diet will negatively affect either ‘female hormone balance’, menstrual cycles, or ovulation. It
Rebuttal to the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine article: “Keto Diet Is Dangerous for Veterans with Diabetes”
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.
Association of changes in red meat consumption with total and cause specific mortality among US women and men
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?