Laura Dolson


  • Health and food writer who develops low-carb and gluten-free recipes for home cooks
  • BS in physical therapy and MA in clinical psychology
  • Taught health and nutrition classes


Laura Dolson is a former writer for Verywell Fit covering low-carb diets. She has been developing health and education websites since 1999. She has written for people with cancer, and those interested in health and nutrition, 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 two decades—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 a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy from the University of Vermont, a master's degree 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.

A Word From Laura Dolson

Welcome! I invite you to share my low-carb journey. My goals are to help you find out if reduced carbohydrate eating is a good alternative for you, get all the best information about low-carb eating, and 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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