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managing an LCHF lifestyle in Israel

Turning facts upside-down, or “The Telephone Game”

  One story, of many, to show how our modern nutritional beliefs came about.     In 1957 cardiologist Oglesby Paul and his team did a study where they took … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Things we usually don’t talk about (III)

Feeling depressed? Not having any sex drive? Constantly tired? More issues many have problems with but don’t talk about. And yes, these issues also have connections to the food we … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cholesterol Clarity – What the HDL is Wrong with My Numbers?

By Jimmy Moore and Eric C. Westman, MD  “Your cholesterol is high and you have to lower it!” “What? But I’m already avoiding red meat and only eat low-fat products … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blood tests

I don’t remember why, but a few weeks ago a question about blood cholesterol levels suddenly rose. Maybe my mother mentioned how much fat I eat or perhaps reading another blog … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Naked kings and the Russians’ pencils

It so happened this morning that I read two articles about two altogether different topics but so related: one in Swedish (English translation) about the non logic of the experts and how … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vitamin D and a full circle?

(February 8, 2012) When my son was a few months old I was given vitamin D by the Tipat Chalav (well-baby clinic) to give him every day. I remember as a … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Wonder yogurt?

(January 15, 2012) Today I heard an add for a new yogurt and decided to check it out … Apparently there has been some research (according to the company making … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

I’ve finished one more book

(January 1, 2012) This time “Fat and Cholesterol are GOOD for You!” by the Danish doctor Uffe Ravnskov. Dr. Ravnskov was from the start very skeptical to the campaign against cholesterol … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Daring to do something extraordinary

(June 13, 2011) Yesterday I did something I never done before and never thought I’d ever do. I wrote emails to radio programs and journalists! Apparently it’s never too late to try something … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

While waiting

(May 12, 2011) For those who don’t have the patience to wait for the movie, I recommend to watch the lecture “The Big Fat Fiasco” where Tom Naughton explains how we started to fear saturated fat and cholesterol. (The lecture and the movie are not the same though … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

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