Discover Why Low-Carb Diets May Be Ideal for Most People

In this excellent interview (video above), Dr. Mercola interviewed Dr. Jeff Volek, a professor at Ohio State University and co-author (with Dr. Stephen Phinney) of the popular books “The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living,” and “The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance.”

Dr. Volek has done an incredible amount of study in the field of high-fat, low-carbohydrate diets, investigating how it the health, wellness, and the performance of everyone from the average person to the high-performance athlete.

Like many professionals beginning in the fields of nutrition, health, medicine, and human science, Dr. Volek was taught that a healthy diet was low-fat, that saturated fats & cholesterol should be avoided, and that people needed “healthy whole grains.” But as he worked with diabetics, he observed that “something was off.” He thought, “Why should diabetics eat so many carbs?

This experience drove him to learn and understand metabolism and nutrition at a much deeper level, Volek told Mercola.

In the video above, and the original article at, you’ll find out some key things, including:

Watch the video interview above or check out the source article for all these great details and more.

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