Tag Archives: obesity

High carbohydrate diets more damaging than high fat diets

The Telegraph highlights that the old and stagnated “fat is bad” studies were based on poor science. This is good reading. Unfortunately commercial food manufacturers have used this in their marketing for decades selling high sugar, low fat products which I would not even call food and which I believe to be a major cause […]

Fat is in – sugar is out

The pointless fear of fat is fading away. Increasing numbers of experts do not longer blame fat for the obesity epidemic, but rather junk food with added sugar and other processed carbohydrates as the number one to blame for the obesity epidemic. BBC News reports new rules are proposed for US nutrition labels to draw […]

A billion overweight in developing countries – time for a change?

The obesity epidemic affects not only the already rich world. According to a new report, the proportion of people with weight problems in developing countries has quadrupled since 1980. The development can be seen everywhere in the world. The chart shows proportion with weight problems in various parts worldwide. The report from a British think […]

Scottish Dr Malcolm Kendrick: Sweden gets it right

Yet another British Dr is looking at Sweden and the LCHF revolution which has been going on there since 2005. In his blog Dr Kendrick refers to Swedish Dr Annika Dahlqvist as “heroic” – the person behind how LCHF came about. I agree with Dr Kendrick that we live in a wold controlled by financial interests of massive […]

Expert Committee: A Low-Carb Diet Most Effective for Weight Loss

Is LCHF the most effective lifestyle for weight loss? Earlier this week was a historic day in Sweden. After over two years of work, a Swedish expert committee published their expert inquiry Dietary Treatment for Obesity (Google translated from Swedish). This report from SBU (Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment) is likely to be the […]

LCHF and cholesterol

It has now gone exactly a year since I back in March 2012 changed my lifestyle to LCHF. For a year I haven’t eaten any large amounts of carbohydrates, but instead replaced them with a larger proportion of natural saturated fat, such as proper butter, eggs, coconut, full-fat cream, full-fat cheese, animal fats etc. By […]

The Skinny on Obesity

Dr Robert H. Lustig at the University of California in San Francisco has really made an impact in my way of living the LCHF lifestyle. Understanding what sugar and carbohydrates actually do to your body is mind-blowing. I’d like to share 7 video’s covering this interesting topic. This 1st episode ‘An Epidemic For Every Body’ […]