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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 […]

Toxic Sugar

Why is sugar toxic and the cause of the obesity epidemic? A recent video called Toxic Sugar from the major Australian science program Catalyst, Is a great introduction on the true causes of the obesity epidemic. The program features professor Robert Lustig, science writer Gary Taubes and obesity expert professor Michael Crowley. The video correctly blames the […]

LCHF and the science behind it

Despite half a century of research there is still no evidence that natural saturated fat (such as butter, eggs, coconut, cream, cheese, animal fats etc.) is anything but completely safe to eat. The latest review of all major trials of low carb diets shows improved weight and improvement of all major risk factors for heart […]

Any defence of sugar is pure confection

This is a great piece highlighting the irresponsible marketing by the food industry in combination that we are given wrong dietary advice by doctors. The incorrect assumption has been made that increased fat in the bloodstream is caused by increased saturated fat in the diet. Modern scientific evidence is however proving that carbohydrates and sugar are actually […]