Here are the low-carb blogs that I find informative and enjoyable. I have
included the links to the RSS feeds so that you can quickly add them to your
These blogs are all fun reads that you don't need to put off until you
have time to slog through, lookup terms or digest.
Chris Kresser (rss)
He has a focus on naturopathic medicine and does an amazing job of
making scientific studies easy to understand.
Tom Naughton (rss)
Creator of the movie Fat Head.
Most posts are health related, usually about diets and the media, the
politics behind current dietary advice, etc. He's a funny guy and the
posts are not too dense or difficult to follow.
Jimmy Moore (rss)
Very active low-carb blogger and podcaster. Ignore the crazy site design, he
has great interviews with people in the low-carb community.
Primal Parent (rss)
I'm not a parent but I still enjoy reading about raising children while
following a primal lifestyle.
The Paleo Solution (rss)
Robb Wolf, author of The Paleo Solution and other bloggers. Focused on
the paleo diet with Q and A, updates on "what is paleo", recipes and
discussions of paleo nutrition.
Dana Carpender (rss)
Low-carb cooking guru. She has written multiple cookbooks and often
posts fun new recipes on her blog.
Mark's Daily Apple (rss)
Mark Sisson, author of
The Primal Blueprint and other bloggers. Features primal success
stories, workouts of the week, recipes, challenges, primal lifestyle and
The Diet Doctor by Dr. Andreas
doctor who has a passion for LCHF.
Cave Girl Eats (rss)
Primal health blog with fresh unique content.
You don't need a Ph.D. to follow along, just a good attention span.
- Gary Taubes (rss)
Why We Get Fat and
Good Calories Bad Calories. He doesn't
blog very often but when he does it's original and well worth reading!
Spark of Reason (rss)
I love his common sense reactions and rebuttals to whatever is buzzing
around the blogosphere at the time.
- Whole Health Source
by Stephan Guyenet (rss)
It's important to not read only sources that confirm your beliefs.
Stephan has some very thought provoking and at the moment controversial
takes on nutrition that don't always fall in line with standard
- Denise Minger (rss)
Denise has a focus not on low-carb but on raw food. She's famous for her
masterful debunking of the popular China Study and is a great resource
for understanding your opposition and why they are probably wrong.
- J. Stanton (rss)
Focused on paleo diets, nutrition and health.
- The Perfect Health Diet (rss)
Author of The Perfect Health Diet. He has a good mix of nutrition,
recipes, and link fests with the latest health and nutrition news.
There be Science Ahead!
Filled with some of the best science you can find outside of a classroom
(arguably better). Keep Wikipedia at the ready to lookup unfamiliar terms
and geek out on some crunchy science.
Daily Lipid by Chris Masterjohn (rss)
This guy knows his stuff! With a Ph.D.. in Nutritional Sciences
(Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition) he has some of the best and latest
information on nutrition in general and cholesterol in particular.
- Primal Med (rss)
Interesting blog from the point of view of a medical student
reconciling "common wisdom" with what she has learned in medical school.
- That Paleo Guy (rss)
Tackles pertinent questions for anyone following a paleo diet with a
heaping dose of science to back-up any assertions.
- Hyperlipid (rss)
Features in-depth analysis of fat metabolism and pathways in the body.
- Lucas Tafur (rss)
He has a master's in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and most posts
are insanely in-depth on a diverse range of nutrition and biochemistry.
Warning: Reading these blogs will make you hungry! All feature amazing
looking food and creative recipes.