Who Needs Carbs

managing an LCHF lifestyle in Israel

5th Anniversary & International Diabetes Day

Today is this blog’s 5th anniversary. (The English version, the Hebrew is a few months older.) Today is also International Diabetes Day. A coincidence? In honour of the later event … Continue reading

November 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Quite depressing

    But nevertheless a very important read! “The Vegetarian Myth” by Lierre Keith The author was a vegan for approximately 20 years, including some years of raw food, and … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

“It’s your own fault!”

There are many ways for weight loss on the market; calorie or point counting, meal substitutes, pills or teas, exercise programs, support groups and so on. Some of them work … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

There’s hope

A few weeks ago a YouTube video was going around in social media, in which the biologist, farmer, and environmental activist, Mr. Allan Savory spoke about how we can stop the desertification … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Free Radicals = Aging, or …?

My husband has been a subscriber to Scientific American for many decades. Nowadays one can read many articles online but he likes to get the paper edition and we have … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Myths

Have you noticed that when talking to people, inevitably food issues always comes up in one way or other? Has happened to me a lot lately. (And no, not only … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

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