Cheesy Crackers

A crispy, cheesy, salty cracker that's great with pâté, cheese or just on it's own. Ingredients (Makes 12 crackers with a 6cm diameter cutter) 170g Almond Flour 30g Melted Butter 2 Tablespoons Grated Parmesan Cheese 1 Egg 1 Teaspoon Onion Granules 1/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper Sea Salt Method Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mix …

Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment and Proposal for Food-based Recommendations

The recommendation to limit dietary saturated fatty acid (SFA) intake has persisted despite mounting evidence to the contrary. Most recent meta-analyses of randomized trials and observational studies found no beneficial effects of reducing SFA intake on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and total mortality, and instead found protective effects against stroke. Although SFAs increase low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, …

Let Them Eat Dirt – Why Dirt & Microbes Could Be Good for Us

Have we become too clean? Brett Finlay discusses whether we have taken our war on germs a step too far, the research on tailored diets to address diabetes and obesity, fecal transplants for IBS, how microbes play a part in atherosclerosis, heart disease, strokes, depression, body odour, even jet lag. The gut-brain axis, autism, ADHD, …

A Low-Carb Strategy for Fighting the Pandemic’s Toll

Download a PDF version of this blog post Link to story as originally printed in the Wall Street Journal By Nina Teicholz  May 31, 2020 The coronavirus has added a brutal exclamation point to America’s pervasive ill health. Americans with obesity, diabetes, heart disease and other diet-related diseases are about three times more likely to suffer …