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managing an LCHF lifestyle in Israel

“Blowing in the Wind”

My husband showed me an article in Thursday’s newspaper that diabetes type 2 patients are now allowed to do gastric bypass surgeries. His comment: “It’s like when people in the … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · Leave a 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

Glycemic index

(March 13, 2012) It’s very popular today to talk about the “glycemic index” (GI) as a measure of quality and “healthfulness” of a particular food. But is it really a … Continue reading

March 24, 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

To get angry or to cry?

(October 31, 2011) I finished reading the book “Wheat Belly” by the cardiologist William Davis, MD. And I don’t know where to start … (Between the interesting, annoying, and sad … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Oh my!

(October 26, 2011) I feel terrible 😦 Everyone and his weakness, and mine – Sneakers … Today I went to the Superpharm to check out shampoos and conditioners. (I got interested in a less conventional hair care, but haven’t decided yet.) It turns … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tips for diabetics

(July 11, 2011) On Saturday I happened to read the latest post on Tom Naughton’s blog, that spoke on tips for diabetics. If I understood correctly then he referred  to an article in an American newspaper specifically for diabetics. At the … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

1, 2, 3 – I’m …

(May 29, 2011) No, I’m not Achashverosh. And, thankfully, I’m not diabetic, but I wonder … Who hasn’t heard of diabetes? There’s diabetes type 1, type 2, type 1.5 (also called … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

Insulin (IV) – “The Old Man”

When we’re healthy, the pancreas produces and secretes insulin according to blood sugar levels. When the level rises more insulin is created and when the level falls insulin production stops. Over time, as the body ages, the sensitivity to the required amount of insulin … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

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