Low carbohydrate diets are commonly practiced but seldom taught. As a result, whether by design or neglect, mainstream medicine has either ignored or relegated this powerful tool to casual use. Our purpose for this website (and our books) is to inspire you to think more carefully about sugars and starches in your diet, and empower you with essential knowledge to help you achieve long-lasting health and well-being.

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 What Makes us Different?

There is no shortage of self-appointed experts in nutrition promoting often biased opinions (typically based on a personal ‘n-of-one’ experiment) about what people should eat. What sets us apart is the fact we are active scientists performing cutting edge experiments who have published hundreds of diet studies in animals and humans. We draw upon six decades of clinical and research experience in nutrition to share our accumulated knowledge.

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Our Commitment

We have a strong adherence to science and desire to translate research for practical consumption. Over many decades of research, we have come to appreciate the wide diversity among humans, and thus understand that there is no one perfect diet for everyone. As a result, we believe strongly in personalized nutrition. Much of our current research is focused on how to help people find the best diet that works.

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Steve Phinney Discusses Low Carb Living with “The Diet Doctor.”


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