Episode 44 – Dr Eric Westman

In today’s episode, Hanna is chatting to none other than Dr Eric Westman!

They talk about Eric’s background in medicine, that he’s a returning speaker at the LCU events, the all new diabetes. event (where Eric is one of the speakers!), where we are at in terms of Type 2 Diabetes research, as well as HEALClinics and their current crowdfund!

*You can help HEALClinics change the world here.*

We’d love to hear from you – what was your biggest learning from this episode? 

Would you like to meet Eric and continue discussing low carb nutrition, diabetes and so much more? Join us for our first diabetes. event in June! More info to follow shortly.


Time stamps: 

3:29: Eric talks about his 20 years of experience with low carb

5:04: “Nutrition is the key!”

9:00: “All chronic, non-infectious modern time illnesses are lifestyle related”

11:30: The old taboo of studying high fat diets

14:33: The religious shunning of meat

18:40 We discuss our LCU events

21:46 The curiosity of the guests

26:35: Our brand new diabetes. event!

28:11: Current T2D research

32:50: What energises Eric?

34:35: HEALClinics: concept, who & where

39:09: How car you help HEALClinics? (Here’s the link to their current crowdfund, where you can become an equity holder within minutes: https://www.healclinics.com/offering)

Episode 43 – Santa’s little keto helpers

Hola from Mallorca! In today’s episode, Bitte and Hanna appreciate a little help from their keto friends who have recently visited them, or will visit them soon, to create a fantastically ketolicious holiday gift guide!

Of course they talk about more than the following awesome products and gifts, too. If you’re interested in getting any of these highly recommended books, things or other items mentioned, here are the links*:



For those who have everything

And our final gift idea is, of course, a ticket to KetoLadies 2019! Join us for an unforgettable long weekend filled with health, yummy food, happy memories, new information, new friends and so much more. Surprise a loved one!

Hopefully your/Santa’s list of gifts just got a bit easier! Do you have more suggestions of amazing low carb gifts to give? Leave us a comment!

*Please note* that we are in no way sponsored or otherwise affiliated with any of these products, they’re just fantastic creations by amazing people!

Episode 42 – Recapping LCU18…

Today’s episode is no easy feat – Bitte and Hanna try to recap their recent and wildly successful LCU18 event!

Welcome back to The Low Carb Universe Show!

The dynamic duo discuss the following in today’s episode:

  • What did they do at #LCU18?
  • Thoughts and feelings about the event
  • Speaker highlights!
  • The food
  • Any new events coming up? (Check here, and here!)
  • …and much more!

What was most surprising to you listening to this episode? Let us know in the comments below!

Episode 41 – Announcing KetoLadies 2019!


Bitte and Hanna have launched their next event – KetoLadies 2019!

They are repeating the success from this year with a whole event dedicated to women’s health from a low carb perspective. And tickets are available now.

Today, they’re discussing:

  • LCU18 (you can still join us!), the last minute preparations, changes and additions!
  • KetoLadies 2019 – the world’s only 100% low carb event dedicated to women’s health (and the best Christmas gift!)
  • Why KetoLadies?
  • Men are warmly welcome, too.
  • Inspire to a better self perception
  • How being blingy takes guts
  • …and so much more!

Will we have the pleasure to welcome you to KetoLadies 2019? Let us know in the comments!

Episode 40 – EnvironMental?

As organisers of an international event with lots of travels needed, how do Bitte and hanna reason about their environmental impact?

It’s all about continuing to raise the big awareness that is already spreading. They discuss:

  • How are The Low Carb Universe events more environmentally friendly?
  • What do the two of them do personally to improve their carbon foot print?
  • Here’s the link to their Clean Vanity episode!
  • What are their thoughts on meat eating and the environmental impact? Is veganism the answer?
  • …and what is Hanna’s biggest sadness when it comes to being unable to be environmentally friendly?

They would love to hear from you – what are your best tips to be a little more environmentally friendly? Share them in a comment below!

Episode 39 – Travel Hacks for #LCU18 and beyond!

As our signature event #LCU18 is coming closer, Bitte and Hanna talk about travel and packing tips and hacks!

Both of them have traveled quite a lot in recent years and have picked up a tip or two that has made their travel lives easier.

They discuss:

  • what to bring and what you don’t need to bring to Mallorca
  • They share many of their best travel hacks with you
  • Traveling with medications, how does Hanna do it?
  • Bitte’s spray can problem, can you help her out?

Enjoy this episode and packing for your next trip, perhaps to Mallorca in November? Book your ticket for #LCU18 here! 

Episode 38 – The Problem with School Lunches

What is the problem with school lunches?

After reading an article on the topic, Bitte and Hanna discuss the Swedish phenomenon of all children being served hot school lunches throughout their time in school, along with:

  • What are the students served? How is it done? And what is the cost?
  • The astonishing food waste in schools!
  • The concept of “wish lunches”, is Sweden moving towards a school restaurant? What about medical necessity for a particular diet?
  • How are school lunches handled internationally?
  • What “should” a healthy packed lunch contain according to The European Food Information Council? (No surprises there, then.)

Enjoy this episode and don’t forget to join us at our “school” – LCU18 in Mallorca, where we get delicious, low carb lunches (and dinners!). Find your ticket here!


Episode 37 – All About Champagne

Hanna tells you everything she learned on her recent road trip to the Champagne region in France!

Believe it or not, most Champagnes are actually very low carb. And a glass can certainly add to your joy of life, which is one of our are values.

Learn more about Champagne, both the region and the drink, as Hanna tells you about:

  • How Champagne is produced. Which grapes, how, when, where?
  • How is rosé Champagne made? What does a Vintage mean?
  • Epernay versus Reims – where to stay and what to do?
  • Hanna’s top three personal recommendations for Champagne houses to visit!
  • And, perhaps most importantly, which Champagne pairs the best with steak?

Remember that we are not sponsored by any brands mentioned, and we of course advocate for responsible drinking.

Enjoy this episode!

Episode 36 – Dr Ali al Lawati on Type 1 Diabetes

“You need to give up something to gain something.” – Dr. Ali al Lawati

Listen in as Hanna chats to internist and fellow Type 1 Diabetic, Dr. Ali al Lawati!

They talk about this (and much more!):

  • Dr. Ali’s diagnosis story. When was he diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, how and what was the diet he was advised to follow at first?
  • How did Dr. Ali get into medicine?
  • Insulin and the weight gain – how did Dr. Ali solve that?
  • Diabetic complications – what can we do to halt them? And what did Dr. Ali do to reverse his?
  • The incredible story of how Dr. Ali discovered that a low carb way of eating was right for him.
  • Endocrinologists and basic biochemistry – what’s missing?
  • Learn Dr. Ali’s top 3 tips to simplify you’re life with Diabetes

“It’s sad that a lot of doctors don’t know the power of changing lifestyles.” – Dr. Ali al Lawati

Both Dr. Ali and Hanna share some true gems in terms of their lives with Type 1 Diabetes, their struggles, wins and hope for the future. This episode is very special.

“You can never reach this level of comfort with Diabetes with a regular high carbohydrate, low fat diet. It’s impossible.” – Dr. Ali al Lawati

What did you learn? And who is your diabetes hero? Leave a comment below to let us know!

Ps. You can of course meet Dr. Ali al Lawati in Mallorca, Spain this November! Get your ticket for our signature event #LCU18 here! 

Episode 35 – Our Best Mallorca Tips

In this episode, Bitte and Hanna share their very best Mallorca tips with you! They have both spent a good amount of time on the island and share some of their golden nuggets and personal recommendations. Mallorca is so much more than just kids clubs and all inclusive hotels!

Hope these tips help you on your next trip to beautiful Mallorca.

Enjoy this episode of The Low Carb Universe Show!