For a couple of years now, a local doctor in Taupo has been pushing his patients to try a low carb, ketogenic diet.
The results have proved astounding.
Dr Glen Davies has helped reverse 42 cases of diabetes and pre diabetes and sent them into remission.
Now, the low carb lifestyle is becoming a citizen movement in taupo.
Dr Davies joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss his work and why he took on this approach.