LCHF Dietitian

By Joy Y. Kiddie MSc RD | Selected articles about therapeutic use of a low carb / keto diet

New Study: Why Eating Less and Exercising More Matters As We Age

There is much “push back” when it comes to the standard advice to “eat less and exercise more” as a means of losing weight, and for good reason. For …

Treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

In the first article in this series about Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) I covered what SIBO is, how common it is, as well as its …

Achieving the “Impossible”: from injecting insulin to achieving target HbA1C

A few weeks after requesting that her endocrinologist take her off insulin so that she could begin a low carbohydrate diet (article here), this young …

From Injecting Insulin to Normalized Blood Sugar – in 10 weeks

Ten weeks ago with her endocrinologist’s knowledge, this young woman discontinued insulin to begin a low carb diet. She has been gradually achieving …

When Real Food is Deemed Offensive and Disturbing, not Processed Food

Note: This article is not one of my usual Science Made Simple posts, but an comment about something that occurred on social media …

US Assn. of Diabetes Educators Taught Person-Centered Low Carb Planss

This past weekend, thousands of American Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) gathered at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADEs) annual …

Homemade Yogurt – Crock-Pot and Inkbird controller method

This recipe is posted as a courtesy to those following a variety of low-carb and ketogenic diets (not necessarily Meal Plans designed by me). This …

Tyramine Intolerance – underlying cause of migraine headaches?

As with all amino acids, tyrosine combines with other amino acids to form proteins and just as the amino acid histadine breaks down to histamine, …

Why So Many Post Menopausal Women and Older Men Have Low Iron

Over the years I have noticed more and more post menopausal women and older men with low iron stores and iron-deficient anemia and wondered why. …

Keto Marble New York Cheesecake – counter-top oven method

This recipe is posted as a courtesy to those following a variety of low-carb and ketogenic diets (not necessarily Meal Plans designed by me). This …

What is Histamine Intolerance and How Can Dietary Changes Help?

INTRODUCTION: In the previous article about milk intolerance related to a milk protein found in commercial milk, I mentioned both <i>histamine …

Milk Intolerance and Inflammation May be Caused by A1 Beta-Casein

Digestive issues that result from milk consumption are often attributed to <i>lactose intolerance</i>, but research indicates that it may be the result of an …

Arthritis is Not a Normal Part of Aging – it’s a degenerative joint disease

Many people mistakenly believe that arthritis is a normal part of the aging process, but many older adults never get it and most of the people that …

Arthritis

Only Half of People Have Newer Gene that Controls High Blood Sugar

The maintenance of blood sugar is very tightly regulated; with a healthy person’s blood glucose being kept in the range from 3.3-5.5 mmol/L (60-100 …

Glucose

Focus on Limiting Ultra Processed Food Not Saturated Fat & Sodium

Note: This article is a combination of a Science Made Simple article, with the references below and an editorial which provides my opinion.<p>Dietary …

Nutrition

What is IBS and Why Do Symptoms Improve on a Low Carb Diet?

Quite a few physicians that I know that recommend a low-carb diet to their patients have mentioned to me that those who had previously been diagnosed …

Disease

WHO Draft Guidelines on Saturated Fat Excludes Key Facts and Studies

An analysis was published last week in the British Medical Journal which raised several important concerns about the World Health Organization …

Nutrition

Trouble-shooting Chronic Constipation on a Low Carb Diet

Constipation is one of the most common problems that people face, with between 2 and 28% of the population in Western countries reporting having this …

Diets

Keto Diet Doesn’t Cure Diabetes

Note: this is both a Science Made Simple article and an editorial, where I express my own opinion.<p>A ketogenic diet and the weight loss that can …