Latest Bloods, Lipids & Bio-Markers

The results are just in and, as promised, here they all are together with a full breakdown of all parameters and their interpretation.. Age: 50 Gender: Male Ethnicity: White, Caucasian Height: 1.92 m Weight: 94.8 kg Waist circumference: 90 cm Blood pressure: 130/70 For comparison purposes, last year’s results may be found here.. Breakdown & Interpretation Lipoproteins A1 &…

Keto Beef Kebabs

BBQ season is in full swing here and what better than some VERY easy and simple beef kebabs to fill you up! You’ll be surprised at just how easy and tasty these are. For best results, use a high-fat content beef, not too lean, a) for the fat content itself in order to satiate and…

Oven-Baked Broccoli

This has now become our preferred way of preparing broccoli. Prior to this we steamed it. It’s far tastier and possibly preserves the goodness even better than steaming does. The method is exactly the same as for kale chips i.e: Some broccoli Olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Preheat oven to 175c. Take a large…

The link between Cancer & Glucose

It wasn’t until after I started LIHF living in 2012 that I began to hear about the link between cancer cells and glucose.  Further research recently led me to the “Verners Views” website run by Dr Verner Wheelock. In this article Verner describes the remarkable research of Otto Warburg who back in 1931 discovered that cancer…

Final nail in the coffin for “low-fat”?

Food experts at war on new advice to "eat more fat" @DrAseemMalhotra pic.twitter.com/OF8wQx8CZ9 — Dr Maryanne Demasi (@MaryanneDemasi) May 23, 2016 Anyone following this blog will not be surprised by this headline. The latest report by the UK National Obesity Forum states that: Low-fat food has had “disastrous health consequences” and should be reversed. Eating…

This Week’s Meal Plan

OK, so as promised, here is this coming week’s meal plan.. You can download a PDF version here. Notes: The plan is based on a family of three; 2 adults, one 4 yr old. All recipes have already been published on the blog. See “recipes” in the category list on the right. We always plan our meals in…

Something has happened!

Wow, I came back from Crete 1.5kg lighter and with 3cm gone from my waist! Something critical in my diet has changed. I am still only eating when hungry and apart from my Samarian Gorge trek , a bit of diving, and an occasional bit of yoga, I’m not exercising at all really. In fact, whilst in…