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Laura Dolson

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Laura Dolson, About.com's Guide to Low Carb Diets, is a health and food writer, and develops low-carb and gluten-free recipes for home cooks.


Laura has been developing health and education Web sites for over 10 years. She was a writer and cancer support provider at Mediconsult.com, and has taught health and nutrition classes at a junior high charter school in California. She has been focusing on low-carb and low-glycemic eating for over a decade -- investigating the emerging science related to low-carb eating, writing articles to help people change their diets, and developing healthy menus and recipes.


Laura has an B.S in physical therapy from the University of Vermont, an M.A. in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology-San Diego, and several years of doctoral work in clinical psychology, part of which involved research in online communication.

By Laura Dolson:

Welcome! I invite you to share my low-carb journey. My goals for this site are to: 1) help you to find out if reduced carbohydrate eating is a good alternative for you 2) get all the best information about low-carb eating 3) make it as easy as possible for you to make tasty nutritious low-carb meals. Along the way, I'll share my new discoveries with you, from the science journals to the kitchen.

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