To provide a clear overview of the science behind a low-carbohydrate diet – and to help those wanting to adopt one – our researchers developed the CSIRO Low-Carb Diet and the CSIRO Low-Carb Every Day books.

Improve your health with our bestselling low-carb diet books

Featuring nutritious low-carb, high-protein recipes and weekly meal and exercise plans, the CSIRO Low-Carb Diet books can help you lose weight without the hunger pangs.

The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet books can also help those with diabetes; our research has shown that by incorporating more healthy fats and lean protein into their diet, while reducing their carb intake, people with type 2 diabetes can significantly improve their blood glucose control and overall health and wellbeing.

The CSIRO Low-Carb Diabetes Diet and Lifestyle Solution (2020)

Our fourth book in the series features 80 brand new recipes and 12 weeks of meal plans.

An image of the front cover of the CSIRO Low Carb Diabetes Lifestyle Solution Book Cover with images of food and a person lacing their shoes up with a hand weight in the background

Our popular low carb diet has been adapted specifically for individuals at risk or living with type 2 diabetes.

This easy to follow, comprehensive lifestyle solution maximises the low carb diet's benefits for improved metabolic health and blood glucose control, and effective type 2 diabetes prevention and management.

Today around 1.7 million Australians have diabetes and 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. This book provides an accessible, simple solution for helping Australian to prevent onset and combat the symptoms.

Weekly shopping lists

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The CSIRO Low-Carb Diabetes Diet and Lifestyle Solutions can be purchased though CSIRO Publishing, booksellers and retailers or digital versions available through Pan Macmillan .

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The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet Quick and Easy (2019)

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Our new book, The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet Quick and Easy, contains over 100 low-carb recipes that can be cooked in 30 minutes or less.

Our third book in the series, the CSIRO Low-Carb Diet Quick and Easy, is now available in store and online.

Designed with a busy lifestyle in mind, this new book features recipes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less with under 10 ingredients. It also provides an update on the science behind low-carb eating, including new research on the health benefits of a low-carb diet coupled with exercise.

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The CSIRO Low-Carb Quick and Easy can be purchased though CSIRO Publishing, booksellers and retailers or digital versions available through Pan Macmillan .

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The CSIRO Low-Carb Every Day (2018)

Front cover of CSIRO Low Carb Everyday book

The CSIRO Low Carb Diet Book provides another great option for people concerned about weight management or type 2 diabetes.  © CSIRO Publishing

The CSIRO Low-Carb Every Day is the sequel to the popular CSIRO Low-Carb Diet book.

What's new about this book?

We've used feedback from readers of the CSIRO Low-Carb Diet book to offer a companion book that provides:

  • an update on the latest science, providing a summary of the latest scientific research in low-carb diets around the world
  • eighty new recipes with all the daily allowances calculated and explained
  • quick and easy dishes to make it simpler to follow every day
  • quick and simple meal builders that can help you to easily create your own tasty, low-carb recipes
  • a range of new physical exercises to provide greater variety and interest.

The R.R.P of the book is $34.99 and is available at all good bookstores and retailers.

Purchase the book

The CSIRO Low-Carb Every Day can be purchased though CSIRO Publishing, booksellers and retailers or digital versions available through Pan Macmillan .

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The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet (2017)

The CSIRO Low Carb Diet book cover

Helping to contribute to improved metabolic health, blood glucose control and diabetes management.  © CSIRO Publishing

The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet book was launched in 2017 and became a number-one bestseller in Australia.

The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet book features:

  • eighty nutritious low-carb recipes, including breakfasts, salads and soups, mains, snacks and sweet treats
  • a clear description of low-carb versus high-carb food
  • twelve weekly meal plans and shopping lists
  • a comprehensive exercise plan.

Low-carb diet sample meal plan

Weekly food checklists

Exercise training diary

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The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet can be purchased though CSIRO Publishing, or at all good bookstores and retailers.

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