Food for Thought (blog)

This is where you’ll find my Science Made Simple” articles that explain the science behind use of a low carb or therapeutic ketogenic diet in terms that most people without a science background can understand. They are arranged by topic immediately below and at the bottom of the page is a complete list, beginning with the most recent.

If you are looking for A Dietitian’s Journey articles, please click here. They are also arranged both by topic (denial, results, progress, encouragement etc.) as well as sequentially at the bottom of the page.

Recipes sorted by type (main courses, egg dishes, pizza etc.) are located here.

Science Made Simple Articles

Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) Diets

Ketogenic (Keto) Diets

Therapeutic Low Carb

Low Calorie / Low Fat Diets

Diet & Food Choices

Myths about Low Carb / Keto Diets

Low Carb / Keto Diets & Medications

Dietary Fat

Carbs & Carbs with Fat

PUFA / Industrial Seed Oils

Effects of Food Processing on Insulin and Blood Sugar

Insulin Resistance

Type 2 Diabetes

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Older Adults & Diet

Concerns and “Warnings”


Setting Health and Nutrition Goals

Anthropometrics (Body Measurements)

Practical Applications


Background & History


All Science Made Simple Articles, beginning with the most recent