Here are just a few references to some of the journal articles about the benefits of high fat low carbohydrate diet. I will keep adding to it as I find the time. Sorry, not alphabetical for now. If you find a reference that you cannot access and want a copy, just let me know and I will send you a pdf. Some of them have free open access and where so I have provided the link.
Effects of Fructose vs Glucose on Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Brain Regions Involved With Appetite and Reward Pathways.’ JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association 309, January, No.1: 63-70. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.116975.
David Benton, 2002. ‘Carbohydrate ingestion, blood glucose and mood.’ Neuroscience & Behavioural Reviews 26, Issue 3, May: 293-308.Matthew J. Sharman, William J. Kraemer, Dawn M. Love, Neva G. Avery, Ana L. Gómez, Timothy P. Scheett, and Jeff S. Volek. (2002). ‘A Ketogenic Diet Favorably Affects Serum Biomarkers for Cardiovascular Disease in Normal-Weight Men.’ Journal of Nutrition 132, No.7, July 1: 1879-1885.
Hussein M Dashti, MD PhD FICS FACS,1 Thazhumpal C Mathew, MSc PhD FRCPath,4 Talib Hussein, MB ChB,5 Sami K Asfar, MB ChB MD FRCSEd FACS,1 Abdulla Behbahani, MB ChB FRCS FACSI PhD FICS FACS,1 Mousa A Khoursheed, MB ChB FRCS FICS,1 Hilal M Al-Sayer, MD PhD FICS FACS,1 Yousef Y Bo-Abbas, MD FRCPC,2 and Naji S Al-Zaid, BSc PhD3. 2004. ‘Long-term effects of a ketogenic diet in obese patients.’ Experimental & Clinical Cardiology 9(3), Fall: 200–205.
Dashti HM, Mathew TC, Khadada M, Al-Mousawi M, Talib H, Asfar SK, Behbahani AI, Al-Zaid NS. 2007. ‘Beneficial effects of ketogenic diet in obese diabetic subjects.’ Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry 302(1-2), Aug: 249-56.
Gary Taubes. 2013. 'The science of obesity: what do we really know about what makes us fat?' BMJ, British Medical Journal 346, April 17: 1050-1055.