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managing an LCHF lifestyle in Israel

“The Big Fat Surprise” by Nina Teicholz

Have you ever wondered how come most people today are so afraid of fat? Or why our health professionals claim that fat is dangerous? Nina Teicholz, writing restaurant reviews, didn’t … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

TIME magazine or Teaching old dogs new tricks

Have you seen the TIME magazine issue from June 2014? There’s a big article about “ending the war on fat”. People in general have opinions about everything and anything. Some … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

ABBA, Volvo, and … LCHF?

(January 26, 2012) It’s amazing what’s happening in Sweden right now! Norway isn’t far after, and in Finland they also start to take an interest. But in Denmark …”There’s something rotten in the state of Denmark” 😉 More and more … 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

A bit of this and a bit of that

(22 November 2011) I received some complaints that I don’t write enough … 😉 Well, I apologize! 🙂 To my defense I can say that I’m busy translating the blog to English (I got some comments that not everyone here in Israel reads Hebrew), and also preparing interesting … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Who has eggs*?

(September 27, 2011) I remember as a child how adults suddenly one day said it was okay to eat one egg a day, when previously they’d been talking about maybe … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 1 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

There are no essential carbohydrates!

There are fatty acids and amino acids (proteins) that the body can’t produce by itself, thus the body needs to get them through food. But not carbohydrates, the body can make them by itself. Why does it matter? Because if we don’t eat enough carbohydrates (and believe me, … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

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