In the "Why" section of The Great Carb Cutback, I have referenced a number of proper, valid, scientific studies and other papers into such things as the effects of a low carb diet and the effects of a high fat diet on health. If you are interested in seeing the documentation of these and other studies, I have provided links to some of them below.

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Meta-analysis of the correlation between saturated fats and cardiovascular disease:

Low Carb Diet Reduces Inflammation And Blood Saturated Fat In Metabolic Syndrome:

The effects of carbohydrates on the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD):

Low carb diet improves bodyweight and glycaemic control in Type II Diabetics:

The ADA admits low carb helps Type II diabetics, but won't recommend it:

And an example of the type of flawed study that much of our mainstream information (or misinformation) is based upon:

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Easy Exercise

As I suggest in The Great Carb Cutback, simple walking is one of the best exercises you can do to complement your low carb lifestyle. If you would like to make that walking a lot more fun and a lot more extensive excercise, without much additional effort, click on the link below and check out Urban Poling

Urban Poling Nordic walking

The Activator Poles (below) are similar to the ones above, but they're designed for those with chronic conditions, those recovering from injuries as well as older adults who require more stability and balance when walking. You can access them from the regular Urban Poling site, but to go directly to the Activator page click below.

Activator Walking Poles 



 Low Carb Groceries

If you're having trouble finding low carb products in Canada, I recommend The Low Carb Grocery. They are located in Toronto, but have incredibly good shipping rates for all of Canada. Click on the image below to open another window at their website.

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