Carbohydrate Intolerance – Its Implications in Health and Fitness – Dr. Phil Maffetone

This is possibly one of the best-written papers I have ever seen regarding carbohydrate intolerance in particular and inflammation in general. If you really want to understand both these subjects fully and completely in one short read, this is it!

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Why I’m against soft drinks sugar taxes

It’s been a while since my last post for which I can only apologize. Contrary to any rumors out there I haven’t fallen off the LCHF wagon. On the contrary, this year marks both my fourth year of LCHF and my 50th on this planet! All bio-markers remain excellent and, to be perfectly frank, I’ve never felt better!!…

The secret of being ill on LCHF? Pile into the carbs!

Winter is coming in the northern hemisphere and with it the ubiquitous flu season. Yes, even those on LCHF are not immune to the dreaded flu bug but there is plenty of good news for LCHF practitioners, both in terms of alleviated symptoms and speed of recovery, even if you have to fall back on some extra…

Calorie Confusion

Understanding calories, your energy requirements and the source of your calories is an important part of knowing how and why we put on weight. Mainstream media would have us believe that the current obesity epidemic is due to the fact that we are simply consuming too many calories. Cut down our calorie intake and our problems will be…

Calories, Carbs & Fats

“Not all calories are the same” is a phrase you will hear more and more of as you progress with LCHF but what exactly does this mean? Calories from Carbohydrates – Supply Based Energy As discussed, consuming carbohydrates is an “inefficient” way for your body to obtain energy. Why? Because as soon as you consume them…