Who Needs Carbs

managing an LCHF lifestyle in Israel

The Mediterranean diet

I have to admit, I was chocked reading “The Big Fat Surprise” by Nina Teicholz. I mean, facts about the wrongly fat-scare are not new to me. But there was … Continue reading

October 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

“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

“Death by Food Pyramid” by Denise Minger

People who have some insight in the nutrition scene have probably heard of the young woman Denise Minger who totally demolished the China study some years ago. (For those who … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 1 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

Brillat-Savarin

Passover is on one hand considered a festival of excess food and on the other hand a holiday with nothing to eat … (Btw, even when I ate “normal” I … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dr. Davis says …

(January 23, 2012) Last autumn I wrote a post about the book “Wheat Belly” by Dr. William Davis, in which he explains about the wheat of today and what it does to our bodies. Since the … Continue reading

February 29, 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

Once upon a time

For many months I’ve been reading up on all kinds of researches about our diet. And on what basis our modern dietetics stand. Apparently it all started in the U.S. about 50 years ago with “The Seven Nations” research … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Do we need carbohydrates?

Yes and no – The body uses carbohydrates as an energy source. But the body can also use fat and protein as energy sources. Prehistoric man was primarily a hunter-gatherer. He ate meat, fish, eggs, leaves and roots, nuts, and fruits in season. Food rich in protein and fat. … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

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