LCHF Keto in nutrition practice - by Doug Cook RD

#019 Embracing LCHF/Keto Diets In Nutrition Practice

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Detoxing from dogmatic dietitian education and attitudes for a mind wide open

But first, “you must unlearn what you have learned” YODA

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For decades, lower carb diets were shunned by the dietetic profession because they saw the diets as fads, imbalanced and worse, dangerous. But after decades of research to show otherwise, many dietitians are shaking off their dogmatic professional socialization and embracing the evidence.


Eliana Witchell RD shares her journey as one of a few forward-thinking dietitians who are using low carb diets to improve their patients’ care and health.

More about Eliana Witchell

Eliana Witchell, MSc, RD is the founder and Chief Eating Officer (CEO) of Eat; Different RD, her virtual private practice in Ontario.


She partners with medical teams (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other clinicians) to help their patients improve their health. Where appropriate, Eliana safely prescribes carbohydrate reduced dietary approaches with her patients.


Eliana has also partnered with a number of organizations to help lead the development of evidence-based resources and webinars for RDs and other health professionals to safely offer food-first approaches designed to reverse or put chronic disease into remission.

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Eat Different RD



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Doug Cook RDN is a Toronto based integrative and functional nutritionist and dietitian with a focus on brain and mental health and antiaging nutrition. Follow me on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.


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