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Over the years, modern nutrition and lifestyles have contributed to the pandemic of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancers and dementia. The Low Carb Houston Conference, hosted by University of Houston-Clear Lake, will address the contribution of nutrition and obesity to chronic disease. It will also focus on how research evidence supports the efficacy of a low-carbohydrate, high-fat lifestyle in improving human health.

Who Should Attend?

Community members, practicing clinicians, scientists, public health policy experts and politicians interested in learning more about the benefits of a low-carbohydrate, high-fat lifestyle are welcome to attend the Low Carb Houston Conference. 

Conference Highlights

  • Nutrition and health discussions: Along with lectures from renowned medical doctors, scientists and other knowledgeable professionals, the conference will lay the groundwork for continued discussion, research and action related to diet and health.
  • Low-carb intake benefits: Physicians, scientists, engineers and other professionals will discuss the philosophy, research and practice of dietary carbohydrate restriction and how it can have a profound impact on health. 
  • Success stories: In a culminating experience, successful dieters will discuss their stories, challenges, and how dietary behavioral changes resulted in profound improvements in their personal health and well-being.

About the Venue

Low Carb Houston will take place at UH-Clear Lake. Located adjacent to the NASA Johnson Space Center and the scenic Armand Bayou Nature Preserve, UHCL is just 30 minutes from both downtown Houston and Galveston Island, and 10 minutes from the Kemah Boardwalk. Several conference presentations will occur in the renovated Bayou Theater, located near the new UHCL Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute. This institute is a collaborative research center dedicated to increasing the evidence base associated with exercise, nutrition and health outcomes.

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