The Meet Your Herdmates Sodcast

11 - Dr. Jay Wortman, MD

December 10, 2020

Low carb in his personal experience, family medicine, public health, and research

Dr. Jay Wortman has worked in family medicine, public health, medical administration and research. He has held senior management positions in Health Canada in Ottawa and Vancouver.

For almost 2 decades Jay has worked with low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet in both the research and practice settings. One of his studies was the subject of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation documentary film, “My Big Fat Diet”. Jay is a frequent presenter on the benefits of a low carbohydrate high fat diet at scientific meetings and continuing medical education events.

Dr. Wortman is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and has been a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Atkins Nutritionals Inc. Jay currently practices in West Vancouver where he uses a low carb high fat diet for the treatment of metabolic and inflammatory conditions.

Some of his presentations are on YouTube -
You can watch My Big Fat Diet on if you’re one of their subscribers (but the first month is free!) and on YouTube -

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