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Partners' Low Carb Resources

The following videos and web page links provide the background on why reducing dietary carbohydrates not only leads to greater weight loss but also to a whole host of health benefits. Many also explain how we got into the low-fat myth that has misdirected American and world-wide eating patterns and fueled the obesity pandemic. For more about low-carb eating, go to Low-carb Questions.  

Videos produced by Greater Fall River Partners for a Healthier Community, Inc.:

   

     
Click here
to see Dr. Weed present at the Bristol Community College employee wellness group on "How to Lose Weight without Going Hungry". Click here for the web page.

       
Click here to see Dr. Weed and Southcoast Registered Dietitian Amanda Raposo present at the 2016 Massachusetts Dietetic Association Nutrition Convention on "Why do we continue to recommend limitations on dietary fatsWhat is the current evidence?" Click here for the web page.

   
Click here to see a one-hour presentation on "A Low-carbohydrate, Whole Food Approach to Diabetes Treatment" presented by Dr. Weed at the Fall River YMCA. Click here for another similar presentation. Click here for the web page and here for the PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

      
Click here to see a twenty-minute presentation on "How to End the Obesity and Diabetes Crisis in America and the World " presented by Dr. Weed to the the Fall River Rotary Club. Click here  for the web page and here for the PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

 

   

"Fed Up on the Southcoast," a 20-minute video that explains the causes of the obesity epidemic and what to do about it. 

(Click here for the web page)

 

 

Presentation to the Massachusetts Public Health Association on weight loss and treatment of diabetes with Dr. David Weed & Amanda Raposo, R.D.     

(Click here for the web page)

   
         
Click here for a one-hour video of Award-winning science writer Gary Taubes'  presentation at UMass Medical School (Click here for the web page)

  Dr. David Ludwig speaks on his book, "Always Hungry?" at the New Bedford Whaling Museum 
(Click here for the web page)

         

Low Carb Lessons:

Click here for the Low Carb Lessons page that features over 20 classes on low-carb eating taught by Dr. Weed

Low Carb videos on the web:

Click here for over two dozen videos posted on the web that relate to low-carb eating

   

 

Low Carb web sites:

 

Authority Nutrition, which gives straight, easy-to-understand answers about low-carb eating, each backed up by links to the original research.

 

DietDoctor.com, a terrific web site by Andraes Einsfelt, MD, who details the latest news on low-carb eating.

 

Don't miss a dozen more videos from Jimmy Moore at

http://vimeo.com/user21838277/videos

 

Big Fat Lies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8WA5wcaHp4&NR=1&feature=fvwp

 

Why You Got Fat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNYlIcXynwE&feature=related

 

Bologna: Animal Fat Will Kill You

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NKRXEzLxbU&NR=1

 

Bologna: Animal Fat Will Kill You, Part 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlGi1Qvsgaw&feature=related

 

Bologna: Animal Fat Will Kill You, Part 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WQ8UaaNZ38

 

Bologna: Animal Fat Will Kill You, Part 4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwqxkkRk288&NR=1

 

Bologna: Grains Are Good For You

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M_QnH5lViA&feature=related

 

Bologna: Grains Are Good For You, Part 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqSvYRy4vFQ&feature=related

 

Drs. Michael & Mary Eades: Diets and Hunger

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akz9B-zMS-4&NR=1

 

Sally Falllon: Sugar and Starch

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCVo8HbDpXI&feature=related

 

Sally Fallon: Fats and Oils

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flLwKQGm43A&feature=related

 

Sally Fallon: CSPI's Popcorn Scare

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEaI_8pXW_c&feature=related

 

Tom Naughton: Big Fat Fiasco

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exi7O1li_wA&feature=related

 

Oregon University's Dr. John Purnell speaks about  fructose 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ6fLpQ5518

 

Diet soda may raise odds of vascular events; salt linked to stroke risk

http://www.latimes.com/videobeta/0f2f337c-229f-4f94-8b05-395bcaf0c349/News/Study-finds-diet-soda-may-contribute-to-increase-stroke-risk

 

 

 

Low Carb audio sites

 

Listen to Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian talk about the current shift in Dietary Guideline recommendations on the NPR show, "Here and Now"

 

 

 

Listen to On Point Radio with Tom Ashbrook as he interviews Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, Dr. Stephanie Coulter, Mark Bittman and Dr. David Katz about new research showing saturated fat is not harmful to heart health.

 

Listen to On Point Radio with Tom Ashbrook as he interviews Dr. Lydia Bazzano, Dr. David Katz, Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian and Michael Moss about new research showing greater weight loss with low-carb diets vs. low-fat diets.

 

Listen to Dr. David Ludwig on Boston Public Radio explain why the winners of The Biggest Loser TV show regain their weight and why eating more fat and fewer carbs would help.

 

The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show

http://llvlcshow.libsyn.com/

 

and to listen to the show featuring Dr. David Weed of Fall River, click below

http://llvlcshow.libsyn.com/579-dr-david-weed-providing-low-carb-education-to-the-people-of-fall-river-ma

 

 

 

Low Carb books

 

The Big Fat Surprise  by Nina Teicholz who writes a compelling history of how we learned to avoid fat, to our peril.

 

Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes who traces the errors in research that led us to believe that fat was bad for our health.

 

Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes who gives a less detailed history of what he write in the above for those who want to read less.

 

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes who describes how sugar has become ubiquitous in our diet and a potential cause of diabetes

 

Protein Power by Michael and Mary Eades that explains how low carb diets work and why they are good for your health.

 

 

Low Carb articles

 

Is this any way to lose weight? Readers Digest Article

www.gfrpartners.com/IsThisAnyWayToLoseWeight.pdf

 

Links to  summaries of research article abstracts: http://charm.cs.uiuc.edu/users/jyelon/lowcarb.med/

 

Research Support 

http://www.nerdsafari.com/topics.html

 

Atkins Diet

http://www.atkins.com/Science/ScienceArticlesLibrary/NotableResearch.aspx

 

New York Times

Click here for a link to Gary Taub's 2002 New York Times article "What if it's all been a Big Fat Lie?" 

 

 

Low Carb PowerPoint presentations by Dr. Weed

Click here for a link to a PowerPoint on the Essential Principles of Low Carb Diets.

 

Click here for a link to a PowerPoint on A Low-Carbohydrate Approach to Managing Diabetes.

 

   

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