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Webinar: CSIRO Low Carbohydrate Diet


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1 Hour



Learn how the CSIRO Low Carbohydrate diet can be used in the treatment and management of type 2 diabetes.

About the webinar

In this 60 minute webinar presentation, speakers Dr Grant Brinkworth and Dr Pennie Talyor discuss lifestyle modification through diet and exercise as the cornerstone treatment for type 2 diabetes. They explore the different types of diet approaches that can maximise the benefits of lifestyle modification, and the dilemma of nutritional management of diabetes. They explore the current scientific evidence for the nutritional management of diabetes through Low Fat High Carbohydrate (LFHC) diets as well as High Carbohydrate (HC) diets. A detailed overview of The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet, with key practice points and messages that you can implement with your clients is also presented in this webinar.

Learning outcomes

After watching this webinar you will:

  • Have an understanding of key dietary factors in effectively managing type 2 diabetes.
  • Be able to describe the background and evidence of low carbohydrate diets for the management of type 2 diabetes.
  • Have an understanding of the scientific evidence of the CSIRO low carb diet.
  • Be able to explain key practice points in implementing a low carbohydrate diet.
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Ass Prof Grant Brinkworth


Professor Grant Brinkworth, PhD, MBA, is a Senior Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO – Health and Biosecurity. Grant has a PhD in Nutrition and Exercise Science and more than 20 years’ experience leading large-scale clinical trials and multidisciplinary research teams evaluating the effects of diets, foods, exercise therapies, digital technologies, and lifestyle interventions on human health, and physical and mental performance and function in healthy and clinical populations.

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Dr Pennie Taylor

BHIthSc, MNutDiet, PhD

Dr Pennie Taylor is a Senior Research Dietitian and Experimental Scientist for CSIRO – Health & Biosecurity. Pennie’s diverse experience at CSIRO includes significant contribution in large and complex clinical and community trails that explore the influence of dietary patterns and dietary composition on health outcomes. Knowledge areas include weight management (including nutrition and metabolic weight loss surgery), metabolic health, chronic disease including type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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Webinar: CSIRO Low Carbohydrate Diet
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