Tag Archives: weight loss

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 […]

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 […]

UK heart Doctor: Time to Bust the Myth about Saturated fat and Heart Disease

More and more people in the UK are questioning the pointless, outdated fear of fat unprocessed foods and butter. Dr Malhotra, a heart specialist at Croydon University Hospital writes in the latest issue of the respected British Medical Journal that it’s time to bust the myth that saturated fat has anything to do with heart […]

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 […]

The Men Who Didn’t Make Us Thin

After last year’s 3 episodes The Men Who Made Us Fat, Jacques Peretti is now back with new episodes called The Men Who Made Us Thin. The episodes are about those men who actually didn’t make us thin at all. It’s about the men who made big fat rich profits out of making us think they would […]

Boy George Loses Weight Without Sugar or Bread

Yet another UK celebrity has chosen a low carb lifestyle for losing weight. Less than a month ago it was Sir Bob Geldof who chose the low carb diet to look like a ‘sexy beast’. Now British Culture Club singer-songwriter Boy George has given up bread and sugar among other things and chose water to […]