Toted as Canada's answer to Atkins, husband and wife duo Harv and Patricia Haarkonson are the authors of Slow Carb For Life (Toronto: ECW Press) and
All New Easy Low Carb Cooking (Toronto: ECW Press, 2002).

Harv was an RCAF pilot before going to medical school at the University of Alberta. He works in occupational medicine and ran a consulting firm for 15 years.

Patricia has a Bachelor of Science from St. Francis Xavier University and has worked for
the provincial and federal government. She published Easy Low-Carb Cooking in 2001.

[BCBW 2004] "Cooking"