Pork & Inflammation – not all meats are the same

There’s nothing quite like some tender, juicy pulling pork but can you have too much of a good thing?

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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…

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…

Good Fats, Bad Fats & the Omega Fatty Acids

Not all fats are the same and as a successful LCHF practitioner you should have a basic understanding of the kinds of dietary fats that are out there and what they mean for your health.  I consider this one of the most important parts of your LCHF knowledge. SFAs, MUFAs & PUFAs As discussed, fats…

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…