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The Low Carbohydrate, Healthy Fat Diet for Children and Teenagers

If you are considering adopting the Low Carbohydrate, Healthy Fat diet for yourself and your family, it’s worth first looking into the benefits and possible risks for your child or children.

In this blog, we will discuss:

  • Type 2 diabetes and obesity in children
  • Ketones as a primary fuel source
  • Cholesterol levels in children

You should never adopt the Low Carbohydrate, Healthy Fat diet for your children if you have not spoken to your GP and received consent to do so. If you’re interested in this diet, speak to Dr Sanjeev Balakrishnan at Park Medical Group.

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Losing weight on a Low Carb, Healthy Fat diet

Losing weight can be tricky, especially if you are overweight or obese, or have a chronic illness such as diabetes.  

These tips can help you lose weight using the Low Carb, Healthy Fat diet:  

  • Cut your carbs
  • Eat healthy fats and protein
  • Consume several meals a day – reduce snacking!
  • Green, leafy vegetables are key  

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Chronic Disease in Australia

Chronic disease, as defined by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), are ‘long lasting conditions with persistent effects.’ These types of diseases are becoming increasingly common in our country, with more than 11 million people suffering from at least 1 of 8 chronic diseases in 2014-15.  

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