To The Low Carb Naysayers – Fat Is Not The Problem

I was asked recently how I managed to lose so much weight and reverse diabetes, but during my enthusiastic explanation of the LCHF diet I was interrupted with the usual question "But all that fat will put your cholesterol through the roof!, you obviously need to take statins?" My response of "No, its actually carbohydrates …

The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

Red meat, eggs, and whole milk should never have been vilified and belong in our diet. This thoroughly researched and captivating expose of the dietary guidelines first introduced in the USA and later adopted by the UK flies in the face of the dogma we are subjected to on a daily basis and proves, without …

The French Paradox

“They [the French] are annoyingly thin. If you go to France and see an obese person, it’s probably an American on vacation” Dr David Diamond- Demonisation and Deception in Cholesterol Research The French Paradox, a term coined in the 1980’s began the quest to answer the enigma that French people, despite consuming more wine per capita …

A Biography of Ancel Keys (1904 – 2004) The Man Behind Our Dietary Debacle

Ancel Keys was born in Colorado Springs USA in 1904. During his youth, he left high school to pursue odd jobs, such as shoveling bat guano in Arizona. He eventually finished his secondary education and was admitted to the University of California at Berkeley in 1922. For a brief time, he took up a job …

Statin Wars – Have We Been Misled by the Evidence?

When drug companies begin producing grape flavoured statins for children and some experts suggesting that burger outlets should offer statins as “condiments” to counter the negative effects of a fast food meal. Some even debating whether statins should be added to the water supply, shouldn’t we be asking why? Dr Maryanne Demasi says “Follow the …