Dr Eric C. Westman is the Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Clinic at Duke University. He is an expert in low carb diets, diabetes and obesity, and insulin resistance. Dr Stephen D. Phinney is a Professor of Medicine Emeritus at UC-Davis. He has 25 years of clinical experience as a director of multi-disciplinary weight management programmes. He is an expert in low carb nutrition and metabolism, fatty acids, inflammation and the metabolic syndrome. Dr Jeff S. Volek is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut. He is an expert on low carb diets, exercise and nutrition, weight loss and dieting, and dietary supplements.