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Dana Carpender (October 18, 1958 - ) is an American food writer, best known for writing about low carbohydrate dieting. Carpender lives with her husband in Bloomington, Indiana. She is also the great-niece of Arthur S. Carpender.

She is the author of eight books:
  • How I Gave Up My Low Fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds
  • 500 Low-Carb Recipes
  • 15 Minute Low-Carb Recipes
  • The Low Carb Barbecue Book
  • 500 More Low-Carb Recipes
  • 200 Low-Carb Slow Cooker Recipes
  • The Low-Carb Smoothies Book
  • The Every Calorie Counts Cookbook.
She also has a carb counter book and a diet-tracker book. All are published by Fair Winds Press of Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Carpender is also a columnist, syndicated by United Media. Her column originally focused solely on low carbohydrate cooking, and was called Low Carb For Life, but broadened perspective to healthy cooking in general, and the title was changed to Cook Well, Eat Well. The column, however, continues to concern itself with glycemic load, which does, indeed, require a careful eye on quality and quantity of carbohydrates.

Carpender began her career as a self-published author. She and her husband invested $3000 to print 1000 copies of How I Gave Up My Low Fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds. They sold the book by mail, through, and through online low carb specialty merchants like Carpender also started a free ezine called Lowcarbezine!, which helped her draw an audience. They sold 13,000 copies of the self-published edition of How I Gave Up My Low Fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds, going through several printings.

This attracted the attention of Fair Winds Press, and they tapped Carpender to write 500 Low-Carb Recipes and the subsequent books. They also bought a revised, expanded edition of How I Gave Up My Low Fat Diet and Lost Forty Pounds. United Media, wanting someone to write a low carbohydrate-focused cooking column in 2003, approached Fair Winds to invite Carpender to write for them.

In 2009, Carpender started writing a column called Ask Dana Carpender @ for CarbSmart Magazine, the low carb magazine of]. Her weekly articles include her commentary on current topical issues in the low carb world as well as updated versions of some of her classic articles. In 2010, she became the Editor of CarbSmart Magazine and is responsible for the direction of the online magazine.

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Total Books: 50
Dana Carpender's Keto Fat Gram Counter The Quick-Reference Guide to Balancing Your Macros and Calories
The Keto For One Cookbook 100 Delicious Make-Ahead Make-Fast Meals for One  That Make Low-Carb Simple and Easy
The New 500 Low-Carb Recipes 500 Updated Recipes for Doing Low-Carb Better and More Deliciously
500 Ketogenic Recipes Hundreds of Easy and Delicious Recipes for Losing Weight Improving Your Health and Staying in the Ketogenic Zone
Paleo/Primal in 5 Ingredients or Less More Than 200 Sugar-Free Grain-Free Gluten-Free Recipe
The Insulin Resistance Solution Repair Your Damaged Metabolism Prevent Diabetes and Heart Disease and Balance Your Blood Sugar for Life
300 Low Carb Slow Cooker Recipes Healthy Dinners That Are Ready When You Are
200 Low-Carb High-Fat Recipes Easy Recipes to Jumpstart Your Low-Carb Weight Loss
CarbSmart Grain-Free Sugar-Free Living Cookbook 50 Amazing Low-Carb  Gluten-Free Recipes For Your Healthy Ketogenic Lifestyle
Fat Fast Cookbook 50 Easy Recipes to Jump Start Your Low Carb Weight Loss
2013 - Fat Fast Cookbook 50 Easy Recipes to Jump Start Your Low Carb Weight Loss (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780970493125
ISBN-10: 0970493126
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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500 Paleo Recipes Hundreds of Delicious Recipes for Weight Loss and Super Health
The Glycemic Load Diabetes Solution Six Steps to Optimal Control of Your Adult-Onset  Diabetes
300 Low-Carb Slow Cooker Recipes Healthy Dinners that are Ready When You Are
The Glycemic Load Diet
2011 - The Glycemic Load Diet (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781609610531
ISBN-10: 1609610539
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting

300 15-Minute Low-Carb Recipes Hundreds of Delicious Meals That Let You Live Your Low-Carb Lifestyle and Never Look Back
1001 Low-Carb Recipes Hundreds of Delicious Recipes from Dinner to Dessert That Let You Live Your Low-Carb Lifestyle and Never Look Back
Dana Carpender's NEW Carb and Calorie Counter-Expanded Revised and Updated 4th Edition Your Complete Guide to Total Carbs Net Carbs Calories and More
The Low-Starch Diabetes Solution Reduce Insulin Resistance and Manage Type 2 Diabetes With the Science of the Glycemic Load
The Glycemic Load Diet Cookbook150 Recipes to Help You Lose Weight and Reverse Insulin Resistance
2003 - How I Gave Up My Low-fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds [Revised and Expanded Edition] (Paperback)