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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

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

The forgotten question

About once a year media headlines claim that eating meat causes cancer. This year too. Only with two differences: 1) this time it was not “any” study that caught the … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 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

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

Before his time?

“Pure, White and Deadly” by Prof. John Yudkin Prof. John Yudkin (1910-1995) was a physician and nutritionist who mainly did research on sugar. He was one of the opponents to Dr. Ancel … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

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

One of ours

(February 21, 2012) One of the most common arguments against the LCHF diest is that “there are no long term studies that it’s not dangerous”. (Interestingly, today’s conventional dietary advices … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

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